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Sidewalk Stories (1989)

R | | Comedy | January 1990 (USA)
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Nearly silent comedy filmed in black and white follows a street artist (Charles Lane), who rescues a baby after her father was murdered. The artist then sets off to find the mother, but has... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Lane

Writer:

Charles Lane
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1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Charles Lane ... Artist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Alpern Tom Alpern ... Bookseller
Nicole Alysia Nicole Alysia ... Child
Edwin Anthony Edwin Anthony ... Penny Pincher #1
Michael Baskin ... Doorman / Street Cop
Jeff Bates Jeff Bates ... Police Officer #2
Angel Cappellino Angel Cappellino ... Bully's Mother
Jeffrey Carpentier Jeffrey Carpentier ... Homeless Native American
John Carr John Carr ... S.O.B. Man
Vince Castelano Vince Castelano ... Child Customer #3
Jimmy Clohessy Jimmy Clohessy ... Precinct Cop #2
Robert Clohessy ... Alley Tough #1
Tanya Cunningham Tanya Cunningham ... Girlfriend
Deena Engle Deena Engle ... Park Mother #1
Ellia English ... Bag Lady
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Nearly silent comedy filmed in black and white follows a street artist (Charles Lane), who rescues a baby after her father was murdered. The artist then sets off to find the mother, but has to first learn how to care for the child. Ultimately he ends up in a horse drawn chase of the murderers. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Trivia

Charles Lane was inspired by Charles Chaplin's The Kid (1921) and J. Lee Thompson's Tiger Bay (1959). See more »

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Director/actor Charles Lane giving directions to the other actors in the film. See more »

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Pleasantly surprised
26 October 2020 | by sloppyjo3See all my reviews

Never heard of it until I saw it on a classic movie channel in September 2020. I was drawn in and followed it to the end. Even if you're not a fan of silents this was a good one.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sidewalk Stories See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Gross USA:

$131,433
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Palm Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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