The Toast of New York Poster

Release Date: 1937

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
Huckster showman Jim Fisk (Edward Arnold) and his faithful partner, Nick Boyd (Cary Grant), become wealthy smuggling cotton during the Civil War, but when they lose their money, the pair move to New York City and establish themselves as stock speculators. As Fisk and Boyd spar over comely actress Josie (Frances Farmer), Fisk engineers a foolhardy scheme against Cornelius Vanderbilt (Clarence Kolb) to corner the gold market, unmindful of the risks to his investors if his plan should fail.

Cast: Edward Arnold, Cary Grant, Frances Farmer, Jack Oakie, Donald Meek, Clarence Kolb, Billy Gilbert, Stanley Fields

Director: Rowland V. Lee

Genres: Biography

Production Co: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.