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Me and My Gal (1932)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 4 December 1932 (USA)
Young New York cop Dan falls in love with waterfront waitress Helen. Helen's sister Kate falls for gangster Duke. Dan must do in Duke.

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Young New York cop Dan falls in love with waterfront waitress Helen. Helen's sister Kate falls for gangster Duke. Dan must do in Duke.

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One of four films that starred Spencer Tracy and Joan Bennett. See more »

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Pop Riley: Another bank robbery yesterday.
Danny Dolan: Oh? Who'd the bank rob now?
Pop Riley: Nobody, someone robbed the bank.
Danny Dolan: Ah, turned the tables on 'em, eh? Smart!
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Spoofs Strange Interlude (1932) See more »

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Spencer Tracy and Joan Bennett in Good Raoul Walsh Production!
24 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

Spencer Tracy and Joan Bennett, years before making Minnelli's "Father of the Bride" together, here are "Me and My Gal," a story of a policeman and this flirtatious young thing working in a diner near the wharf. When Spencer, along with another lawman, saves a drunk from drowning, he is promoted to detective. A gang of wise-guys robs a bank, one of which just so happens to love Joan's sister. They are caught and thrown in the clink, but, when he escapes, Joan's sister takes him in to their place, in their attic. (She lives with her father.) Joan's father is a war veteran who can't speak, but can communicate in an unusual way. Although Joan spars a lot with Spencer, she grows very fond of him, even going so far as to on a few dates with him. They do make a very enticing couple, with his witty one-liners and her zesty replies. There's a minor subplot of the drunk, who's seen almost throughout the whole film, and while his antics wear a little thin, the actor's very good at being "crocked." He can barely stand up in all of his scenes. This is a very diverting, fun and exciting movie with Spencer Tracy, who always knew how to draw the viewer into his world. "Me and My Gal" is a good way to spend time relaxing with good actors and an entertaining movie.


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