Pennies from Heaven is a 1936 musical comedy film starring Bing Crosby and featuring Louis Armstrong in a supporting role. The movie was directed by Norman Z. McLeod and the screenplay was written by Jo Swerling from a story by William Rankin based on the novel The Peacock Feather by Katherine Leslie Moore. The picture remains most noteworthy for Crosby's introduction of the titular song, a Depression era favorite since recorded by numerous singers, including Armstrong. In prison, Larry Poole , a self-described troubadour, is approached by an inmate named Hart who is on his way to the...
|Release date:||November 25, 1936|
|Directed by:||Norman Z. McLeod|
|Music by:||Arthur Johnston|
|Screenplay by:||William Rankin, Jo Swerling|
|Adapted from:||The Peacock Feather|