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52nd Street (1937)

Story of how 52nd Street became New York City's "Nightclub Row" in the 1930s.


Harold Young




Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Hunter ... Rufus Rondell
Leo Carrillo ... Fiorello Zamarelli
Pat Paterson ... Margaret Rondell
Ella Logan ... Betty
Zasu Pitts ... Letitia Rondell
Marla Shelton ... Evelyn Macy Rondell
Collette Lyons ... Minnie
Dorothy Peterson ... Adela Rondell
Kenny Baker ... 'Benny' Zamarelli
Al Shean ... Klauber
Sid Silvers ... Sid
Jack White Jack White ... Jack
Jack Adair Jack Adair ... Porky
George Tapps George Tapps ... George Tapps
Jerry Colonna ... Specialty Vocalist


Story of how 52nd Street became New York City's "Nightclub Row" in the 1930s.

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Drama | Musical







Release Date:

19 November 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

52ème rue See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


This was one of two dozen Walter Wanger/Harry Sherman/Cinema Guild productions originally released by United Artists, re-released theatrically in 1948 by Masterpiece Productions, and ultimately sold by them for USA television syndication in 1950. It was first telecast in Philadelphia Sunday 18 June 1950 on WFIL (Channel 6), in Los Angeles Sunday 25 June 1950 on KTLA (Channel 5), in Cincinnati Saturday 8 July 1950 on WKRC (Channel 11), in New York City Saturday 15 July 1950 on WCBS (Channel 2), in Chicago Monday 24 July 1950 on WENR (Channel 7), in Phoenix Sunday 27 August 1950 on KPHO (Channel 5), in Atlanta Saturday 14 October 1950 on WSB (Channel 8), in Detroit Sunday 15 October 1950 on WXYZ (Channel 7), in Boston Sunday 26 November 1950 on WNAC (Channel 7), and in San Francisco Saturday 16 December 1950 on KGO (Channel 7). See more »


Don't Save Your Love for a Rainy Day
Music by Harold Spina
Lyrics by Walter Bullock
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