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Rick and Dot, two penniless New Yorkers, meet and fall in love in Central Park. Promising to meet later, they separate. Dot is picked up by small-time hood Nick Sarno, posing as a police ... See full summary »

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Rick and Dot, two penniless New Yorkers, meet and fall in love in Central Park. Promising to meet later, they separate. Dot is picked up by small-time hood Nick Sarno, posing as a police inspector, who promises to pay her $100 to help in a sting operation at a local charity benefit. She agrees, unaware that Nick and his gang are merely using her to steal the charity receipts themselves. Rick, picked up by Sarno for being seen talking to Dot, is held captive by the gang at their hideout. He breaks loose and rushes to the charity affair to try to save Dot before she becomes involved in the heist. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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10 December 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Il giardino del diavolo  »

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Willard Robertson is in casting call lists for the role of "Captain of Detectives", but was not seen in the print. See more »

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Referenced in Public Enemies: The Golden Age of the Gangster Film (2008) See more »

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Three's a Crowd
(1932) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played by the orchestra at the benefit
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Charming and not at all dated romance
28 February 2003 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

This movie is beautifully photographed. George Cukor did well by Central Park a couple decades later. In between (and after) -- has the beauty been paralleled?

In this Central Park, there are actual sheep in Sheep Meadow!

There are also the always marvelous Joan Blondell, Wallace Ford, a lion, gangsters, a touching cop losing his eyesight, and as many plots as there are in "Grand Hotel" (though this movie seems less dated than that more famous one.)


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