Manhattan Melodrama

  • 1934
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

A splendid example of 1930s hardboiled melodrama, notable historically for two very different reasons: it marked the first of 14 pairings of the legendary team of William Powell and Myrna Loy, and it also reportedly marked legendary gangster John Dillinger for death--literally. A big Myrna Loy fan, Dillinger sneaked into the Biograph Theatre on July 22,...read more

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Manhattan Melodrama - Official Trailer
02:48 — Powell and Clark Gable are longtime friends on opposite sides of the law.
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  • Review: A splendid example of 1930s hardboiled melodrama, notable historically for two very different reasons: it marked the first of 14 pairings of the legendary team of William Powell and Myrna Loy, and it also reportedly marked legendary gangster John Dillinger… (more)

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