Set in 1939 immediately prior to the onset of World War II, an American couple, James Kingstreet and his wife make their home and manage a wildlife preserve located between Italian-governed... See full summary »
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After 20 years of being out of circulation, even becoming a lost film for a time, On the Nickel was restored from a 16mm print discovered in the Library of Congress, the last surviving copy, and remastered in 2009. It is now out on Blu Ray disc, and may be found on Amazon. See more »
I saw the film many years ago,and thought it was wonderful!I recently talked with someone who had been involved with the picture and as a result, my interest was rekindled.I rented it (not easy to do)and watched it twice. It's as fresh as it was twenty years ago, the performances are outstanding,and worth seeing.A simple story of skid row which seems totally real.
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