Uptown New York (1932)

STARRING:
Jack Oakie, Shirley Grey
DIRECTED BY:
Victor Schertzinger
GENRE:
Drama, Romance
The romance between Pat and Max is in full bloom until Pat gets his surgeon’s diploma. That’s when his parents inform him he’s to be part of an arranged marriage with a girl from a wealthy family. Oscar nominee Victor Shertzinger (The Road to Zanzibar, One Night of Love) directed this vintage melodrama, with cinematography by three time Oscar nominee Norbert Brodine; the cast includes Jack Oakie (The Great Dictator, Lover Come Back), Shirley Grey (Murder on the Campus), and Leon Ames (Meet Me In St. Louis). (BW)