King of the Newsboys

King of the Newsboys (1938)

MEN IN THE MAKING But what kind of men grow out of the squalor of the tenements...from the sordid back alleys of the slums?

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1938-03-18
  • User Rating: 6/10 from 1 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 5min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Republic Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Bernard Vorhaus
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A poor young man's girlfriend leaves him for a gangster, who has the money and power she wants and the young man doesn't have. Determined to show her that he can be a success--and how much of a mistake she made by leaving him--he starts up a newspaper distribution business that is soon the biggest in the city, but things don't turn out exactly the way he wanted them to.

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  • Lew Ayres

    as Jerry Flynn
  • Helen Mack

    as Mary Ellen Stephens
  • Alison Skipworth

    as Nora
  • Victor Varconi

    as Wire Arno
  • Sheila Bromley

    as Connie Madison
  • Alice White

    as Dolly
  • Horace McMahon

    as Lockjaw
  • William Benedict

    as Squimpy
  • Ray Cooke

    as Pussy
  • Jack Pennick

    as Lefty
  • Mary Kornman

    as Peggy
  • Gloria Rich

    as Maizie
  • Oscar O'Shea

    as Mr. Stephens
  • Marjorie Main

    as Mrs. Stephens (uncredited)
  • Byron Foulger

    as Gazette Owner (uncredited)
  • Howard Hickman

    as Judge (uncredited)
Directing Bernard Vorhaus Director
Writing Louis Weitzenkorn Screenplay
Writing Peggy Thompson Writer