Overview

A musical set in the great Busby Berkeley style. In Chicago during the depression, sheet music salesman, Arthur Parker, is trying to sell his products, but it's not easy to convince unwilling music store owners to buy them. Although he's already married to the somewhat drab Joan, when he meets school teacher Eileen in a music store, he falls in love with her.

  1. Herbert Ross

    Director

  2. Dennis Potter

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Steve Martin

    Steve Martin

    Arthur

  2. Bernadette Peters

    Bernadette Peters

    Eileen

  3. Jessica Harper

    Jessica Harper

    Joan

  4. Vernel Bagneris

    The Accordion Man

  5. John McMartin

    John McMartin

    Mr. Warner

Full Cast & Crew

Pennies from Heaven
Pennies from Heaven

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 11, 1981
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

Budget $22,000,000.00

Revenue $9,171,289.00

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