So This Is New York
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So This Is New York
Radio humorist Henry Morgan made his film debut in So This is New York. Based on The Big Town, a collection of stories by Ring Lardner, the film traces country bumpkin Morgan's progress as he uses an inheritance to take a trip with his wife (Virginia Grey) and sister-in-law (Dona Drake) to the New York of the 1910s. He encounters numerous oddball characters, the most colorful of which is a drunken jockey (Leo Gorcey). The boxer and at least four other Broadwayites (Hugh Herbert, Rudy Vallee, Bill Goodwin and Jerome Cowan) complicate Morgan's life when they court his wife's… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The very funniest thing is that after 56 years, the anti-New York jokes work just as well as they ever did."
‑ Andrew Sarris, New York Observer
"At 79 minutes, So This Is New York rolls by at a crackling pace, delivering a steady stream of sophisticated laughs."
‑ Nathan Rabin, The Dissolve
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