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Dime with a Halo (1963)

| Comedy | May 1963 (USA)
Five Mexican street urchins steal a dime from the church's collection box and bet it on a race-horse.

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Juanita (as Barbara Luna)
Rafael López ...
Chuy Perez
Roger Mobley ...
Jose
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Mr. Jones
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Cashier
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Rafael
Larry Domasin ...
Cesar
Tony Maxwell ...
Domingo
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Doorman
Jay Adler ...
Mr. Lewis
Theodore Newton ...
Consul Glenson
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Priest
Jenö Mate ...
Mr. Gonzales
Joan Connors ...
Stripper
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Mexican Woman
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Five Mexican street urchins steal a dime from the church's collection box and bet it on a race-horse.

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The story of a gal with a past...five kids with a future and their revolutionary retrieval plan! See more »

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May 1963 (USA)  »

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A Moeda da Sorte  »

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Exceptional film.....especially for children
25 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was raised in the US but I saw this movie just once when I was 7 years old on Canadian TV. I have never seen this movie on American television although I believe it is a masterpiece. It made such an impact on me that I've never forgotten it. I even give it some credit for shaping my empathy and compassion. I just found out the name of the film today, after 35 years of wondering and searching(thanks Boo). One commenter wondered if this movie was suitable for children. Not only is this movie suitable for children, it should be mandatory in order to counter balance all the other junk that they are targeted for and exposed to today. This is a film that should be shown on TV every holiday season. I think the older we get, we tend to forget how sharp and comprehensive we actually were as children. Even at seven years old, I understood the beauty of this film.


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