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Jimmy, an idealistic and hard-working young man, has just arrived in New York City with dreams of making his fortune. Along the way he faces numerous obstacles, opportunities and temptations, but through it all, he considers the actions of his hero, Abraham Lincoln, for guidance. Will Jimmy see his dreams come true, or will he be another of the countless hopefuls chewed up and spit out by New York's mean streets?

  1. Robert Hardy Andrews

    Screenplay, Story

  2. William Nigh


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jackie Cooper

    Jackie Cooper

    James Michael 'Jimmy' Keenan

  2. Martin Spellman

    Martin Spellman

    William McKinley 'Gimpy' Smith

  3. Marjorie Reynolds

    Marjorie Reynolds

    Anne Carroll

  4. Dick Purcell

    Dick Purcell

    T.P. 'Tap' Keenan

  5. George Cleveland

    George Cleveland

    Pop O'Toole

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Streets of New York
Streets of New York


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Status Released

Release Information

  • April 12, 1939


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 13m

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