Angel Baby

Angel Baby

Director: Hubert Cornfield, Paul Wendkos Cast: George Hamilton, Mercedes McCambridge

DVD (B&W / Full Frame)

$12.99
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Thursday, October 24

Overview

Based on Jenny Angel, a novel by Elise Oaks Barber, Angel Baby is a gloves-off study of the faith-healing racket. The title character, played by Salome Jens, is a mute whose speech is ostensibly restored by Bible-thumper George Hamilton. Angel Baby is then exploited on the evangelical circuit by crooked promoter Burt Reynolds (in his feature film debut). She becomes disillusioned, but her faith is restored when she apparently heals a crippled child. Any opportunity to see stage actress Salome Jens in one of her rare movie roles is always to be treasured; in this instance, Ms. Jens is backed up by an equally stellar supporting cast, including Mercedes McCambridge, Joan Blondell, and Henry Jones.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/23/2009
UPC: 0883316125793
Original Release: 1961
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [B&W, Full Frame]
Time: 1:37:00
Sales rank: 36,673

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
George Hamilton Paul Strand
Mercedes McCambridge Sarah Strand
Joan Blondell Mollie Hays
Henry Jones Ben Hays
Burt Reynolds Hoke Adams
Salome Jens AngelBaby
Roger Clark Sam Wilcox
Dudley Remus Otis Finch
Harry Swoger Big Cripple
Barbara Biggart Farm girl
Davy Biladeau Little Boy
Hubert Cornfield Actor
Victoria Adams Ma Brooks
R.L. Armstrong The Shanty Man
Eddie Firestone Blind Man
Ted Lehmann Willis Ferguson

Technical Credits
Hubert Cornfield Director
Paul Wendkos Director
Orin Borsten Screenwriter
Stanley Campbell Makeup
Sidney Clifford Set Decoration/Design
Marjorie D. Corso Costumes/Costume Designer
Leonard Katzman Asst. Director
Betty Lane Editor
Jack A. Marta Cinematographer
Paul Mason Screenwriter
Al Overton Sound/Sound Designer
Sam Roeca Screenwriter
Kay Rose Sound Editor
Guy del Russo Makeup
Wayne Shanklin Score Composer
Al Tameli Art Director
Haskell Wexler Cinematographer
Thomas F. Woods Producer

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews