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Meet Danny Wilson (1952)

Approved | | Drama, Musical | 1 April 1952 (USA)
Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Pevney

Writers:

Don McGuire (screenplay), Don McGuire (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Frank Sinatra ... Danny Wilson
Shelley Winters ... Joy Carroll
Alex Nicol ... Michael Francis
Raymond Burr ... Nick Driscoll alias Joe Martell
Vaughn Taylor ... T.W. Hatcher
Tommy Farrell ... Tommy Wells
Donald MacBride ... Police Desk Sergeant
Barbara Knudson ... Marie
Carl Sklover ... Cab Driver
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Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh nightclub. But Nick wants a high price: half of Danny's future income. Danny's career skyrockets, but his position at the top of the heap, and his one-sided romance with Joy, prove extremely unstable. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zu allem entschlossen See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The scottish group Danny Wilson named themselves after the main character and also named their album Sweet Danny Wilson See more »

Connections

Featured in Sinatra: All or Nothing at All: Part 1 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

You're a Sweetheart
(uncredited)
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by Frank Sinatra
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Enjoyable
10 July 2003 | by willramsSee all my reviews

Most enjoyable film with Sinatra and Shelley Winters in a love triangle and messy criminal goings on. Specifically interesting is the part of Raymond Burr, who is a real meany, and cameo roles abound including Tony Curtis and Jeff Chandler, among others who look like they're waiting for something to happen! It does! The music and singing is great! The acting is great! Be ready to enjoy! 7/10


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