The Big City Poster

Release Date: 1937

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
A deadly misunderstanding lands upstanding cab driver John Benton (Spencer Tracy) and his Russian-born wife, Anna (Luise Rainer), in the midst of a war between a mob-connected taxi company and New York City's independent cabbies. When Anna's brother, Paul (Victor Varconi), a new hire at the corrupt cab firm, is killed in a garage bombing, she becomes the prime suspect in her brother's death. Joe and his fellow cabbies join forces to uncover the real bomber and save Anna from deportation.

Cast: Spencer Tracy, Luise Rainer, Charley Grapewin, Janet Beecher, Eddie Quillan, Victor Varconi, Oscar O'Shea, Helen Troy

Director: Frank Borzage

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Pursuit, Rivalry, Melodramatic, New York City, 1930s, Wife, Brother, Husband