MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 27,309 this week

The Bowery (1933)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  7 October 1933 (USA)
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 283 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 8 critic

"In the Gay Nineties New York had grown up into bustles and balloon Sleeves ... but The Bowery had grown younger, louder and more rowdy until it was known as the 'Livest Mile on the face of... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(based on the novel by), (based on the novel by), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 92 titles
created 12 Jul 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 12 Nov 2011
 
a list of 10 titles
created 05 Dec 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 15 Aug 2013
 
a list of 8762 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Bowery" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Bowery (1933)

The Bowery (1933) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Bowery.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Easy Living (1949)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Pete Wilson is on top. He is the highest paid professional football player in the league. He has seen other players come and go, but he was MVP last year and the future looks rosy. His wife... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Victor Mature, Lizabeth Scott, Lucille Ball
Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A successful ex-boxer buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl, who doesn't know about his past. Complications ensue when some ex-girlfriends from his boxing days show up.

Director: Archie Mayo
Stars: George Raft, Constance Cummings, Wynne Gibson
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Fantasy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Hat check man Louis Blore is in love with nightclub star May Daly. May, however, is love with a poor dancer, but wants to marry for money. When Louis wins the Irish Sweepstakes, he asks May... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth
Stars: Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A dying tycoon gives million-dollar windfalls to eight people picked from the city directory.

Directors: James Cruze, H. Bruce Humberstone, and 6 more credits »
Stars: Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, W.C. Fields
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Two brothers struggle as wildcat truck drivers; one comes to harm, the other is accused of his friend's murder.

Director: Raoul Walsh
Stars: George Raft, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan
Kid Millions (1934)
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A musical comedy about a Brooklyn boy (Eddie Cantor) who inherits a fortune from his archaeologist father, but has to go to Egypt to claim it.

Directors: Roy Del Ruth, Willy Pogany
Stars: Eddie Cantor, Ann Sothern, Ethel Merman
Sailor's Luck (1933)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

U.S. sailor Jimmy Harrigan, on shore leave in San Pedro, meets and falls for Sally Brent She promises to wait for him when he ships out to San Francisco, but Jimmy becomes jealous and tells... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh
Stars: James Dunn, Sally Eilers, Victor Jory
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Three young girls working in an agency have build a singing trio. They want to 'lease' the dictaphone of their boss to make a record of their singin, but they are caught and fired. When ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh
Stars: George Raft, Alice Faye, Frances Langford
Blood Money (1933)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Rowland Brown
Stars: George Bancroft, Frances Dee, Chick Chandler
Me and My Gal (1932)
Drama | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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.

Director: Raoul Walsh
Stars: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Marion Burns
Wild Girl (1932)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Raoul Walsh
Stars: Charles Farrell, Joan Bennett, Ralph Bellamy
Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Richard Boleslawski
Stars: Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper, George 'Spanky' McFarland
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Chuck Connors
...
Steve Brodie
...
Swipes McGurk
...
Lucy Calhoun
...
Trixie Odbray
Herman Bing ...
Max Herman
Oscar Apfel ...
Ivan Rummel
Ferdinand Munier ...
Honest Mike
George Walsh ...
Lillian Harmer ...
Carrie A. Nation
Edit

Storyline

"In the Gay Nineties New York had grown up into bustles and balloon Sleeves ... but The Bowery had grown younger, louder and more rowdy until it was known as the 'Livest Mile on the face of the globe' ... the cradle of men who were later to be famous." The scene opens in a saloon named "Nigger Joe's" ... Written by Michael Crew <m.crew@bbcnc.org.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

"CHUCK" CONNORS MONARCH OF ALL HE SURVEYED AND COULD LICK!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 October 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bowery  »

Box Office

Budget:

$421,496 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (re-release)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Lucille Ball's first film. See more »

Goofs

The name of George Raft's character, "Steve Brodie," is misspelled "Brody" in the opening credits. See more »

Quotes

Swipes McGurk: Ya know, Chuck, you're a great guy and ya knows I'm your pal, but sometimes ya sound like you're full of hop.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Gangs of New York (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

The Band Played On
(uncredited)
Music by Chas. B. Ward
Played when Steve Brodie and Trixie dance
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I Love it!
23 August 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love this freekin movie! Walsh is a true master of the cinematic form, his film have been sometimes in my opinion, overlooked. But this film is a favourite of mine because it really gives you the feel of the time the film was set in.\

All the wonderful characters that existed, the lifestyle, the mode of dress, the way they spoke, OK they might be exaggerated, but it is good to know that there were occasion when two men tried to outdo each other with insane stunts.

I just felt it was apiece of history thats should be wathced by many people and appreciated because of that fact.

Can I get it somewhere on DVD? I have only seen it on TV. But for anyone wanting a slice of life movie about that period of time this is the perfect one.


6 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Bowery (1933) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?