Formula movie about 3 men who risk their lives maintaining the utilities in a large U.S. city in the late 30's and their romances. Sally Blane (Loretta Young's sister) is as beautiful as ever, but really can't act. The rest of the cast are 30's era contract players, doing their best when making 10 or 12 movies per year. I guess it was worth the nickel admission of it's time.
I like seeing the old city (I assume that it was filmed in LA) and seeing how the safety precautions for utility workers were pretty primitive in that era.
All in all it was an unremarkable film to me, although others may find it action packed and romantic. My favorite scene is a fight scene in a what was apparently a German Beer Hall type place, interesting for 1938.
It didn't bore me, but didn't really excite me either. If you come across it, watch it. I'd be curious what other people thought of it.
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