Young New York cop Dan falls in love with waterfront waitress Helen. Helen's sister Kate falls for gangster Duke. Dan must do in Duke.

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Bert Hanlon ...
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Adrian Morris ...
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Young New York cop Dan falls in love with waterfront waitress Helen. Helen's sister Kate falls for gangster Duke. Dan must do in Duke.

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4 December 1932 (USA)  »

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Working title was "Pier 13," which was also used as the title in its U.K. release. See more »

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Helen Riley: Oh, he kissed me. I'm so thrilled, but I'll pretend I'm mad.
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Remade as Pier 13 (1940) See more »

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Snappy Pre-Code Comedy Hits the Mark
12 November 2001 | by (Forestville, Ca) – See all my reviews

This 1932 comedy casts Joan Bennett and Spencer Tracy almost 20 years before they teamed in FATHER OF THE BRIDE. Here, their youthful zest and energy create sparks that fly! Bennett is a wonder as the wise-cracking dame who works in a diner -- Tracy is his usual hard-boiled self -- many comic twists and turns keep your attention -- there's a cute episode where you hear what they're really thinking during a romantic scene ( this happens after Tracy mentions he's seen a film called "Strange Innertube"). There's a great supporting part for Glenda Farrell who sings a provocative number at a burlesque hall. As always Farrell is full of spunk. As is this movie -- full of laughs,m great tempo and direction. A must see.


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