The Joker Is Wild (1957)

09/26/1957 (US) Drama 2h 6m

The Most Electric Performance That Ever Shocked and Fascinated an Audience!

Overview

Prohibition-era nightclub crooner Joe E. Lewis (Frank Sinatra) has his career and nearly his life cut short when his throat is slashed as payback for leaving the employ of Chicago mob boss Georgie Parker (Ted de Corsia). A broken alcoholic, Joe is brought back from the abyss by his faithful piano player, Austin Mack (Eddie Albert), who helps turn the former singer into a successful stand-up comedian. But Joe's demons plague his romantic life even as he reaches new heights of success.

  1. Charles Vidor

    Director

  2. Art Cohn

    Novel

  3. Oscar Saul

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra

    Joe E. Lewis

  2. Mitzi Gaynor

    Mitzi Gaynor

    Martha Stewart

  3. Jeanne Crain

    Jeanne Crain

    Letty Page

  4. Eddie Albert

    Eddie Albert

    Austin Mack

  5. Beverly Garland

    Beverly Garland

    Cassie Mack

  6. Jackie Coogan

    Jackie Coogan

    Swifty Morgan

  7. Barry Kelley

    Barry Kelley

    Captain Hugh McCarthy

  8. Ted de Corsia

    Ted de Corsia

    Georgie Parker

  9. Leonard Graves

    Leonard Graves

    Tim Coogan

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The Joker Is Wild
The Joker Is Wild

Status Released

Original Language English

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