29th Street (film)

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
29th Street
File:Twenty ninth street.jpg
Promotional movie poster
Directed by George Gallo
Produced by David Permut
Written by George Gallo
Frank Pesce
James Franciscus (story)
Starring Danny Aiello
Anthony LaPaglia
Music by William Olvis
Cinematography Steven Fierberg
Edited by Kaja Fehr
Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox
Release dates
November 1, 1991
Running time
101 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $2,120,564 [1]

29th Street is a 1991 American comedy-drama film. It was written and directed by George Gallo and was adapted from the story by Frank Pesce and James Franciscus.


In 1976, Frank Pesce Jr. (Lapaglia) is a lucky man. His father, Frank Sr. (Aiello), is, however, very unlucky. One day, Frank Jr. buys a lottery ticket and finds that he has a good chance of winning. But Frank Sr. has some gambling debts to the mob and they are willing to take Frank Jr.'s ticket. Frank must decide what to do with the ticket. The plot is supposedly based on the true story of the first person to win the New York Lottery, but Frank Pesce Jr. never won the lottery.


29th Street got 75% good reviews based on 8 reviews, considered "Fresh", on Rotten Tomatoes.[2]


External links