City for Conquest (1940)

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?

Directing:
  • Jean Negulesco
  • Anatole Litvak

Writing:
  • John Wexley
  • Aben Kandel

Stars:
Release Date: 1940-09-21
themoviedb icon 6.7/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 104

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Arthur Kennedy
Arthur Kenned...
Eddie Kenny
Charles C. Wilson
Charles C. Wi...
Bill - Man Behind MacPherson at Fight (uncredited)
Bob Steele
Bob Steele
Kid Callahan (uncredited)
Thurston Hall
Thurston Hall
Max Leonard
Ann Sheridan
Ann Sheridan
Peggy Nash
Victor Kilian
Victor Kilian
Bill Poster (uncredited)
James Cagney
James Cagney
Danny Kenny
Frank Craven
Frank Craven
'Old Timer'
Donald Crisp
Donald Crisp
Scotty MacPherson
Frank McHugh
Frank McHugh
'Mutt'
George Tobias
George Tobias
'Pinky'
Jerome Cowan
Jerome Cowan
'Dutch'
Elia Kazan
Elia Kazan
'Googi'
Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn
Murray Burns
Lee Patrick
Lee Patrick
Gladys
Blanche Yurka
Blanche Yurka
Mrs. Nash
Joyce Compton
Joyce Compton
Lilly
Ben Welden
Ben Welden
Cobb
John Arledge
John Arledge
Salesman
Edward Keane
Edward Keane
Gaul
Selmer Jackson
Selmer Jackso...
Doctor
Joseph Crehan
Joseph Crehan
Doctor
Murray Alper
Murray Alper
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Ward Bond
Ward Bond
First Policeman (uncredited)
Wade Boteler
Wade Boteler
New York Policeman (uncredited)
Steve Carruthers
Steve Carruth...
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Dudley Dickerson
Dudley Dicker...
Doorman (uncredited)
John Dilson
John Dilson
Mr. Cahn - Man Buying Newspaper (uncredited)
James Dime
James Dime
Gym Rat (uncredited)
Warren Douglas
Warren Dougla...
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
Jay Eaton
Jay Eaton
Party Guest (uncredited)
Frank Faylen
Frank Faylen
Band Conductor and Emcee (uncredited)
Edward Gargan
Edward Gargan
Joe - Foreman (uncredited)
David Gorcey
David Gorcey
Ticket Taker (uncredited)
Margaret Hayes
Margaret Haye...
Sally - Irene's Friend (uncredited)
Sam Hayes
Sam Hayes
Sam Hayes - Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian
Oscar 'Dutch'...
Gym Trainer (uncredited)
Thomas E. Jackson
Thomas E. Jac...
Pep - Sportswriter (uncredited)
Colin Kenny
Colin Kenny
Al's Pal (uncredited)
Charles Lane
Charles Lane
Al - Dance Team Manager (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness
Carl M. Levin...
Champion Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Michael Mark
Michael Mark
Tonbstone Painter (uncredited)
Eric Mayne
Eric Mayne
Concert Spectator (uncredited)
Sidney Miller
Sidney Miller
Band Conductor and Emcee (uncredited)
Jack Mower
Jack Mower
Man Next to MacPherson at Fight (uncredited)
George O'Hanlon
George O'Hanl...
Newsboy (uncredited)
Paul Panzer
Paul Panzer
Dance Contest Observer (uncredited)
Sally Payne
Sally Payne
Singer (uncredited)
Jack Perry
Jack Perry
Wales' Handler (uncredited)
Scott Seaton
Scott Seaton
Concert Spectator (uncredited)
Charles Sherlock
Charles Sherl...
Dance Judge (uncredited)
Buster Slaven
Buster Slaven
Sidney - Pupil (uncredited)
Frank Sully
Frank Sully
Radio Listener (uncredited)
Dick Wessel
Dick Wessel
Cab Driver by Fire (uncredited)
Leo White
Leo White
Dance Contest Observer (uncredited)
Frank Wilcox
Frank Wilcox
Party Guest (uncredited)
Tom Wilson
Tom Wilson
Man on Fire Escape (uncredited)
William Phillips
William Phill...
Sailor - Sparring Partner (uncredited)
Oscar
Oscar "Dutch"...
Gym Trainer (uncredited)
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