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So This Is New York (1948)

Not Rated | | Comedy | June 1948 (USA)
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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(as Richard O. Fleischer)

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Ernie Finch
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Herbert Daley
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Jimmy Ralston / Captain Shaw in Play
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Mr. Lucius Trumball
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Sid Mercer - Jockey
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Ella Goff Finch
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Kate Goff / Maid in Play
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Francis Griffin
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Willis Gilbey
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A.J. Gluskoter
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Western Union Clerk
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Hotel 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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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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References Lost in the Arctic (1928) See more »

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Voices of Spring
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Music by Johann Strauss
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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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