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Gangway (1937)

Newspaper reporter becomes involved with gang of crooks who take her for a tough American gangster.


Sonnie Hale


Lesser Samuels, Dwight Taylor (story)


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Complete credited cast:
Jessie Matthews ... Pat Wayne
Barry MacKay ... Bob Deering
Nat Pendleton ... Smiles Hogan
Alastair Sim ... Detective Taggett
Olive Blakeney ... Nedda Beaumont
Noel Madison ... Mike Otterman
Patrick Ludlow Patrick Ludlow ... Carl Freemason
Liane Ordeyne Liane Ordeyne ... Greta Brand
Graham Moffatt Graham Moffatt ... Joe
Danny Green ... Shorty
Edmon Ryan ... Red Mike


Newspaper reporter becomes involved with gang of crooks who take her for a tough American gangster.

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Comedy | Crime | Musical







Release Date:

20 August 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La ballerina dei gangsters See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Assistant Commissioner: [on discovering that Bob has just inherited a title and an estate] I shall be sorry to see you go, my boy.
Bob: Go? You're not going to through me out just because I'm an earl! Oh, be reasonable, sir. I not only need my job, I want promotion to keep up the family ruins! Don't let me down now that I'm up in the world!
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When You Gotta Sing, You Gotta Sing
Written by Samuel Lerner (as Sammy Lerner), Al Goodhart and Al Hoffman
Sung by Jessie Matthews
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15 March 2002 | by calvertfanSee all my reviews

A reporter is accused of theft when she poses as a star's maid. And gets into an awful pickle when she tries to explain that she really IS a reporter, not just a maid ;-)

The songs are better than the movie in general, but all up this is pretty enjoyable fare. Rating; about a 6 or 7 out of 10.

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