The Bowery

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In turn-of-the century New York City, Bowery bar owner Chuck (Wallace Beery) and thrill-seeker Steve (George Raft) enjoy finding new ways to insult, prank and outdo one another, their antics typically revolving around some kind of wager. But when both toughs lay eyes on the lovely but luckless Lucy (Fay Wray), their game of one-upmanship turns more serious. Chuck dares Steve to make a death-defying leap from the Brooklyn Bridge, with the former's bar and the latter's life on the line.

Release details

Release date: Saturday October 7 1933
Duration: 92 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Raoul Walsh
Screenwriter: Howard Estabrook, James Gleason
Cast: Wallace Beery
George Raft
Jackie Cooper
Fay Wray
Pert Kelton
Herman Bing
George Walsh
Esther Muir
Lillian Harmer
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