City for Conquest (1940)

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Genres
Drama, Music & Musical, Sport
Runtime
1h 44min

Cast

James Cagney
Danny Kenny
Ann Sheridan
Peggy Nash
Frank Craven
'Old Timer'
Donald Crisp
Scotty MacPherson
Arthur Kennedy
Eddie Kenny
Anthony Quinn
Murray Burns
Thurston Hall
Max Leonard
Murray Alper
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Walter Bacon
Championship Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Harris Berger
Ticket Taker (uncredited)
Ward Bond
First Policeman (uncredited)
Wade Boteler
New York Policeman (uncredited)
James Carlisle
Party Guest (uncredited)
Steve Carruthers
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Hugh Chapman
Boy (uncredited)
James Conaty
Championship Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Oliver Cross
Party Guest (uncredited)
Dudley Dickerson
Doorman (uncredited)
John Dilson
Mr. Cahn - Man Buying Newspaper (uncredited)
James Dime
Gym Rat (uncredited)
Warren Douglas
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
Jay Eaton
Party Guest (uncredited)
Frank Faylen
Band Conductor and Emcee (uncredited)
Pat Flaherty
Dance Floor Guard (uncredited)
George Ford
Dance Contestant (uncredited)
Edward Gargan
Joe - Foreman (uncredited)
Joe Gilbert
Concert Spectator (uncredited)
Malvern Gilmartin
Boy (uncredited)
David Gorcey
Ticket Taker (uncredited)
Joe Gray
Cannonball Wales (uncredited)
Harrison Greene
Dance Judge (uncredited)
Kit Guard
Mickey Miller (uncredited)
Robert Haines
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Margaret Hayes
Sally - Irene's Friend (uncredited)
Sam Hayes
Sam Hayes - Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Oscar "Dutch" Hendrian
Gym Trainer (uncredited)
Arthur Housman
Radio Listener (uncredited)
George Humbert
Organ Grinder's Shill (uncredited)
John Indrisano
Referee in Wales Fight (uncredited)
Danny Jackson
Boy (uncredited)
Thomas E. Jackson
Pep - Sportswriter (uncredited)
Lois James
Chorus girl (uncredited)
Payne B. Johnson
Boy (uncredited)
Colin Kenny
Al's Pal (uncredited)
Victor Kilian
Bill Poster (uncredited)
Joseph La Cava
Dance Contestant (uncredited)
Mike Lally
Fight Ringsider / Party Guest (uncredited)
Charles Lane
Al - Dance Team Manager (uncredited)
Paula Lane
Girl (uncredited)
Ethelreda Leopold
Irene - Dressing Room Blonde (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness
Champion Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Michael Mark
Tonbstone Painter (uncredited)
William Marshall
Man in Peggy's Dressing Room (uncredited)
Eric Mayne
Concert Spectator (uncredited)
Pat McKee
Danny's Trainer (uncredited)
Sidney Miller
Band Conductor and Emcee (uncredited)
Hans Moebus
Championship Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Jack Mower
Man Next to MacPherson at Fight (uncredited)
William Newell
Max's Lyricist (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien
Waiter (uncredited)
George O'Hanlon
Newsboy (uncredited)
Garry Owen
Reporter (uncredited)
Paul Panzer
Dance Contest Observer (uncredited)
Sally Payne
Singer (uncredited)
Jack Perry
Wales' Handler (uncredited)
Lee Phelps
Ring Announcer (uncredited)
William Phillips
Sailor - Sparring Partner (uncredited)
Bernice Pilot
Della - Peggy's Maid (uncredited)
Alexander Pollard
Waiter (uncredited)
Fred Rapport
Party Guest (uncredited)
Jackie Salling
Boy (uncredited)
Scott Seaton
Concert Spectator (uncredited)
John Sheehan
Man Yelling at Ringside (uncredited)
Charles Sherlock
Dance Judge (uncredited)
Buster Slaven
Sidney - Pupil (uncredited)
Stephen Soldi
Organ Grinder (uncredited)
Bob Steele
Kid Callahan (uncredited)
Larry Steers
Party Guest (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan
Dance Floor Guard #2 (uncredited)
Elliott Sullivan
Photographer (uncredited)
Frank Sully
Radio Listener (uncredited)
Dale van Sickel
Championship Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Billy Wayne
Happy - Googi's Henchman (uncredited)
Dick Wessel
Cab Driver by Fire (uncredited)
Leo White
Dance Contest Observer (uncredited)
Frank Wilcox
Party Guest (uncredited)
Charles C. Wilson
Bill - Man Behind MacPherson at Fight (uncredited)
Tom Wilson
Man on Fire Escape (uncredited)
Robert Winkler
Mush (uncredited)

Synopsis

The heartbreaking but hopeful tale of Danny Kenny and Peggy Nash, two sweethearts who meet and struggle through their impoverished lives in New York City. When Peggy, hoping for something better in life for both of them, breaks off her engagement to Danny, he sets out to be a championship boxer, while she becomes a dancer paired with a sleazy partner. Will tragedy reunite the former lovers?

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