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3.0
9 Ratings

The Joker is Wild

Directed by Charles Vidor
United States, 1957
Drama, Musical

Synopsis

Frank Sinatra stars as legendary nightclub comic Joe E. Lewis in this biopic that won a Best Song Oscar. Beginning his career singing in speakeasies, Lewis gets in trouble with the mob after refusing to work in some of their nightclubs.

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The Joker is Wild Directed by Charles Vidor

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1958 | Winner: Best Music, Original Song

Writers Guild of America

1958 | Nominee: Best Written American Musical (Screen)