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Guys and Dolls


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★★★★ Musical comedy based on Damon Runyon 's short stories, starring
Marlon Brando , Jean Simmons and Frank Sinatra. Gambler Nathan Detroit searches for a new location for his dice game while being chased by the police. When he finds a suitable garage, he makes a bet to raise the necessary finance. Review page 51- Director Joseph L Mankiewicz (1955, U)


Unknown: Damon Runyon
Unknown: Marlon Brando
Unknown: Jean Simmons
Unknown: Frank Sinatra.
Unknown: Nathan Detroit
Director: Joseph L Mankiewicz
Sky Masterson: Marlon Brando
Sarah Brown: Jean Simmons
Nathan Detroit: Frank Sinatra
Miss Adelaide: Vivian Blaine
Lieutenant Brannigan: Robert Keith
Nicely-Nicely Johnson: Stubby Kaye

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