Classic Movie: Manhattan Melodrama (1934)
Thursday January 12, 2017
7:00 PM until 8:30 PM
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
Starring Clark Gable, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Nat Pendelton, Isabel Jewell
Jim Wade and Blackie Gallagher are two boys orphaned by the sinking of a ship. Upon the death of their guardian, also a survivor of the sinking, the boys go their separate ways. Jim (William Powell) grows up to have a prominent political career, while Blackie (Clark Gable) becomes a casino owner and killer. Despite Blackie's lifestyle, the two men remain bonded through thick and thin. But when Jim runs for governor, his association with Blackie threatens his chances.
93 minutes; (c) MGM
Location: Eastern Branch
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