Contract on Cherry Street

Overview

Contract on Cherry Street represented Frank Sinatra's TV movie debut--an event deemed worthy of a TV Guide cover story. Sinatra plays NYPD veteran Deputy Inspector Frank Hovannes, in charge of a special unit set up to battle organized crime. The murder of Hovannes' partner, coupled with departmental restrictions and legalities, leads the Inspector to organize a semi-vigilante group with three other like-minded officers. They murder an underworld honcho, in hopes of triggering a mob war that will result in the ...
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Overview

Contract on Cherry Street represented Frank Sinatra's TV movie debut--an event deemed worthy of a TV Guide cover story. Sinatra plays NYPD veteran Deputy Inspector Frank Hovannes, in charge of a special unit set up to battle organized crime. The murder of Hovannes' partner, coupled with departmental restrictions and legalities, leads the Inspector to organize a semi-vigilante group with three other like-minded officers. They murder an underworld honcho, in hopes of triggering a mob war that will result in the decimation of every gangster in the Big Apple. Edward Anhalt's script for Contract on Cherry Street can't make up its mind whether to emulate The Godfather or Kojak. Sinatra's own Artanis Productions was responsible for this film, so any praise or blame must ultimately fall upon Ol' Blue Eyes' shoulders.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/16/2010
  • UPC: 043396355446
  • Original Release: 1977
  • Rating:

  • Source: Sony Pictures Home
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 39,629

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Frank Sinatra
Martin Balsam
Verna Bloom
Harry Guardino
Henry Silva
Michael Nouri
Martin Gabel
Steve Inwood
Robert Davi
James Luisi
Jay Black Tommy Sinardos
Joe de Santis Vincenzo Seruto
Marco St. John Eddie Manzaro
Richard Ward Jack Kittens
Addison Powell Bob Halloran
Johnny Barnes Otis Washington
Lenny Montana Phil Lombardi
Murray Moston Richie Saint
Nicky Blair Harry Diamond
Estelle Omens Flo Weinberg
Ray Serra Jimmy Monks
Bill Jorgensen Himself
Sol Weiner Paul Gold
Jimmy Boyd Gallagher
Carmine Foresta Saladino
Sonny Grosso Rhodes
Daniel P. Hannafin Menneker
Randy Jurgensen Al Jenner
Michael Stroka Mike Farren
Ruth Rivera Cecilia Benitez
Keith Davis Junie Lenox
Anna Berger Mrs. Moore
Richard Corley Desk Clerk
Mitchell Jason Leo Goffman
Johnny Smash Bartender
Louise Campbell Admissions Nurse
Jilly Rizzo Silvera
Gil Frazier Bodyguard
Neil Elliot 1st Medic
Tucker Smallwood Bus Driver
Phil Rubenstein Deli Clerk
Robert Davis Rabbi
Michelle Mais Secretary
Technical Credits
William A. Graham Director
Edward Anhalt Screenwriter
Jerry Goldsmith Score Composer
Jack Priestley Cinematographer
Renee Valente Producer
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