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Broadway (1942)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama, Music  |  8 May 1942 (USA)
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George Raft, playing himself, recalls his days on Broadway, where he acquired a reputation as a great dancer--and also one as a brawler, a ladies man and an associate of some of the city's most notorious gangsters.

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Marjorie Rambeau ...
Lillian (Lil) Rice
Anne Gwynne ...
Pearl
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Nick
Edward Brophy ...
Porky (as Edward S. Brophy)
Marie Wilson ...
Grace
Gus Schilling ...
Joe
Ralf Harolde ...
Dolph
Arthur Shields ...
Pete Dailey
Iris Adrian ...
Maisie
Janet Warren ...
Ruby (as Elaine Morey)
Dorothy Moore ...
Ann
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Storyline

George Raft, hoofer at the Paradise Club, shares his ambitions with his dancing partner, Billie Moore. She is also the quarry of Stave Crandall, a big-shot racketeer and bootlegger. When Steve bumps of "Scar" Edwards, from whom he has hijacked four truckloads of, the Paradise, where the shooting occurred, becomes the focal point of interest of Police Detective Dan McCorn. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Crime | Drama | Music

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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 30, 1942 with George Raft reprising his film role. See more »

Goofs

Despite the fact that the bulk of the story is taking place in the 1920s, all the women's hairstyles and fashions are strictly in the contemporary 1942 style. See more »

Quotes

George Raft: I always wanted to try a guy your size.
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Music by Harry Akst
Lyrics by Sam Lewis and Joe Young
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Great nostalgic movie
21 October 2002 | by (ALBUQURQUE,N..) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie in 1941 when I was 12 years old, I thought it was a great movie then. Later on it came out on the late show in 1965 and it was still a great movie especially since it featured some of my favorite actors: George Raft, Pat O^Brien, Broderick Crawford and of course the lovely Anne Gwynne. I wish I could find this movie on video but alas....it is not available.


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