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Big City

Directed by Frank Borzage
1937    80m    Not Rated
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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Cast of Big City
  • Luise RainerAnna Benton
  • Spencer TracyJoe Benton
  • Charley GrapewinRobert, the Mayor
  • Janet BeecherSophie Sloane
  • Eddie QuillanMike Edwards
  • Victor VarconiPaul Roya
  • Oscar O'SheaJohn C. Andrews
  • Helen TroyLola Johnson
  • William DemarestMr. Beecher
  • John ArledgeBuddy
  • Irving BaconJim Sloane
  • Guinn "Big Boy" WilliamsDanny Devlin
  • Regis ToomeyFred Hawkins
  • Edgar DearingTom Reilley
  • Paul HarveyDistrict Attorney Gilbert
  • Andrew TombesInspector Matthews (as Andrew J. Tombes)
  • Clem BevansGrandpa Sloane
  • Grace FordMary Reilley
  • Alice WhitePeggy Devlin
  • Jack DempseyJack Dempsey
  • James J. JeffriesJim Jeffries
  • Jimmy McLarninJimmy McLarnin
  • Maxie RosenbloomMaxie Rosenbloom
  • Jim ThorpeJim Thorpe
  • Frank WykoffFrank Wycoff
  • Jackie FieldsJackie Fields
  • Man Mountain DeanMan Mountain Dean
  • Gus SonnenbergGus Sonnenberg
  • George GodfreyGeorge Godfrey
  • Joe RiversJoe Rivers
  • Cotton Warburton'Cotton' Warburton
  • Bull MontanaBull Montana
  • Rex 'Snowy' Baker'Snowy' Baker (as Snowy Baker)
  • Taski HagioTaski Hagio
  • Abdullah AbbasAbdullah Abbas (uncredited)
  • Barbara BedfordWoman Who Screams (uncredited)
  • Francis X. Bushman Jr.Banquet Doorman (uncredited)
  • Ruth HusseyMayor's Secretary (uncredited)
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