Manhattan Moon


1h 7m 1935

Film Details

Also Known As
Lucky in Love, Sing Me a Love Song
Release Date
Aug 5, 1935
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Universal Pictures Corp.
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures Corp.
Country
United States

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 7m
Film Length
7 reels

Synopsis

Dan Moore, who was reared in New York's gas house district, has worked his way up and is now a rich and well-known figure in New York's night life, but is in need of social status. When the distinguised Reggie Van Dorset bounces a check in Dan's club, Dan offers to clear the debt in exchange for an introduction into society. One night at the theater, Dan falls in love with French opera singer Yvonne, who is featured in a revue, and Reggie arranges an introduction. Reggie, however, substitutes Yvonne with her double, Doris "Toots" Malloy, who is in love with a taxi driver named Eddie. On Reggie's orders, Toots discourages Dan and tells all to Yvonne, who remembers that Dan owns the apartment she lives in and ordered her to move because her singing annoyed him. To get back at Dan, Yvonne decides to keep her own appointments with him, but instead of exacting revenge, she falls in love with him. Eddie, believing Toots is betraying him, becomes jealous, and in the middle of a party at Dan's club, Eddie accuses Dan of stealing his girl, then exposes Reggie's plot. When Yvonne reneges on her promise to perform at the party, Dan gets suspicious, but she later reveals her identity and sings a love song to Dan himself. Toots and Eddie then marry.

Film Details

Also Known As
Lucky in Love, Sing Me a Love Song
Release Date
Aug 5, 1935
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Universal Pictures Corp.
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures Corp.
Country
United States

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 7m
Film Length
7 reels

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Trivia

Notes

This film's working titles were Sing Me a Love Song and Lucky in Love. Contemporary sources disagree on the film's writing credits. Hollywood Reporter credits Albert J. Cohen with screenplay (along with Aben Kandel), and Motion Picture Herald credits Helen Thompson and Frank Daugherty (along with Robert Harris) with original story.