Me and My Gal
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Me and My Gal
Danny Dolan (Spencer Tracy) is a good-hearted, streetwise waterfront beat cop in New York City who gets promoted to detective when he saves the life of a drunk (Will Stanton) who falls into the river. He also strikes up an acquaintance with Helen Riley (Joan Bennett), a wisecracking waitress at a nearby diner, which leads to a potential romance. Each one's bravado and tough self-image, however, prevents them from admitting how they feel about each other. Also getting in the way of their romance are Detective Allen (Adrian Morris), who permitted wanted hood Duke Castenega (George Walsh --… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Uneven but sometimes inventive comedy drama, set among the working poor in the Depression."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Me and My Gal justifies the loftiest standards of realism and entertainment."
‑ Armond White, New York Press
"The wonder of Spencer Tracy is that he never looks like he's acting."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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