Broadway Bill
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Broadway Bill
Just after completing It Happened One Night, director Frank Capra churned out a bread-and-butter picture titled Broadway Bill. Warner Baxter plays the carefree scion of a wealthy, highly-respected family. Baxter's cold but socially correct wife Helen Vinson forces her husband into the family business, but Baxter would rather spend his time at the racetrack. He buys a nag named Broadway Bill and tries to build the horse into a winner--if he doesn't bankrupt himself first. Only Baxter's sister-in-law Myrna Loy and black stable hand Clarence Muse have faith in Broadway Bill. The horse… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Fine, early Capra--basis for later Crosby musical 'Riding High' (also Capra directed)."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"Early Capra comedy that's worn well."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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