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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lillian (Lil) Rice
Porky (as Edward S. Brophy)
Gus Schilling ...
Pete Dailey
Janet Warren ...
Ruby (as Elaine Morey)
Dorothy Moore ...


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 <>

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Release Date:

8 May 1942 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Broadway efter midnatt  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


The original Broadway production of "Broadway" opened at the Broadhurst Theater on September 26, 1926 and ran for 603 performances. See more »


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 »


Wingy: You're a good actor; an artist.
George Raft: If you'd told me that ten years ago, I'd have agreed with you.
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Remake of Broadway (1929) See more »


I'm Just Wild About Harry
Music by Eubie Blake
Lyrics by Noble Sissle
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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 is not available.

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