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So This Is New York (1948)

 |  Comedy  |  June 1948 (USA)
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A small town man inherits a significant fortune and takes his family to New York City. Urban culture shock takes the form of strange ways and oddball characters Based on Ring Lardner's novel "The Big Town."

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Henry Morgan ...
Ernie Finch
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Herbert Daley
Bill Goodwin ...
Jimmy Ralston / Captain Shaw in Play
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Mr. Lucius Trumball
Leo Gorcey ...
Sid Mercer - Jockey
Virginia Grey ...
Ella Goff Finch
Dona Drake ...
Kate Goff / Maid in Play
Jerome Cowan ...
Francis Griffin
Dave Willock ...
Willis Gilbey
Frank Orth ...
A.J. Gluskoter
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Western Union Clerk
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A small town man inherits a significant fortune and takes his family to New York City. Urban culture shock takes the form of strange ways and oddball characters Based on Ring Lardner's novel "The Big Town."

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ALL THE EXCITEMENT and HEART-BREAK of BIG-TOWN GUYS and GALS ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY! See more »

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June 1948 (USA)  »

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A wonderful movie
28 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw So This Is New York in my teens on the Million Dollar Movie hosted by Ted Steel on WOR TV New York in the early 50's. I loved this film. At that time the Million Dollar Movie would show the same movie every night for a week. I watched every night! It is a wonderful satire on several levels; including marrying for money, small town folk going to the "big city", ham actors, show business, gamblers and infidelity war profiteering. The cast was wonderful. The writing is top notch with some great lines that sound even better because of the wonderful Henry Morgan. He was the perfect actor to play the part of the beleaguered husband. I hope this comes out on DVD.


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