Streets of New York (1939)

STARRING:
Jackie Cooper, Martin Spellman
DIRECTED BY:
William Nigh
GENRE:
Drama
Jackie Cooper stars as Jimmy Keenan, an idealistic young man who arrives in New York City with a head full of dreams. Unfortunately, it’s all he can do to survive in the tough environment; though he tries to remain upbeat, he begins to wonder if he’s just another hopeful caught in the gears of big city life. William Nigh (The Ape, Doomed to Die) directs a great cast that includes Martin Spellman (Boys Town, Beau Geste), Marjorie Reynolds (Holiday Inn), and Dick Purcell (King of the Zombies). (BW)