Over the Brooklyn Bridge

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Over the Brooklyn Bridge
Over the Brooklyn Bridge film poster.jpg
Directed byMenahem Golan
Produced byMenahem Golan
Yoram Globus
Written byArnold Somkin
Music byPino Donaggio
CinematographyAdam Greenberg
Edited byMark Goldblatt
Production
  company
City Films
Distributed byMGM/UA
Release date(s)
  • March 2, 1984 (1984-03-02)
Running time106 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$837,914[1]
 
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Over the Brooklyn Bridge
Over the Brooklyn Bridge film poster.jpg
Directed byMenahem Golan
Produced byMenahem Golan
Yoram Globus
Written byArnold Somkin
Music byPino Donaggio
CinematographyAdam Greenberg
Edited byMark Goldblatt
Production
  company
City Films
Distributed byMGM/UA
Release date(s)
  • March 2, 1984 (1984-03-02)
Running time106 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$837,914[1]

Over the Brooklyn Bridge is a 1984 American comedy film directed by Menahem Golan.

Plot summary[edit]

Alby Sherman is a Jewish man whose father dies when he was young. He and his mother run a candy store in Brooklyn, but Alby dreams of opening his own restaurant in Manhattan, a project which is very expensive. Finding the perfect location, a restaurant whose owner is moving to another location, he asks his wealthy Uncle Benjamin to lend him the money. His uncle imposes an odious blackmail on him: Alby will have the money only if he leaves his "shikse" Catholic girlfriend and get married to a "nice Jewish girl".

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film was budgeted at $4million and scheduled for six weeks. Golan completed it in five weeks, $500,000 under budget.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=overthebrooklynbridge.htm
  2. ^ Andrew Yule, Hollywood a Go-Go: The True Story of the Cannon Film Empire, Sphere Books, 1987 p33

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