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Big City

1937
1h 20m
Drama/Music/Romance
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Cast

Spencer Tracy (Joe Benton)Luise Rainer (Anna Benton)Charley Grapewin (The Mayor)Janet Beecher (Sophie Sloane)Eddie Quillan (Mike Edwards)Victor Varconi (Paul Roya)Oscar O'Shea (John C. Andrews)Helen Troy (Lola Johnson)William Demarest (Beecher)John Arledge (Buddy)Irving Bacon (Jim Sloane)Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams (Danny Devlin)Regis Toomey (Fred Hawkins)Edgar Dearing (Tom Reilley)Paul Harvey (District Attorney Gilbert)Andrew Tombes (Inspector Matthews)Clem Bevans (Grandpa Sloane)Grace Ford (Mary Reilley)

Directors

Frank Borzage, George B. Seitz

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Synopsis

To avoid a taxi war, city officials blame a gang bombing on driver Joe Benton's wife Anna and put her on a ship to deport her. The mayor is speaker at a boxers' banquet where Joe pleads for them to go with him to the wharf and rescue Anna (about to deliver their baby) from the ship.

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