About the film
newspaper gangster hoodlum
King of the Newsboys
Release Date: March 18, 1938
|Slogan||:||«MEN IN THE MAKING But what kind of men grow out of the squalor of the tenements...from the sordid back alleys of the slums?»|
|Production Companies||:||Republic Pictures|
|Writers||:||Louis Weitzenkorn, Peggy Thompson|
A poor young man's girlfriend leaves him for a gangster, who has the money and power she wants and the young man doesn't have. Determined to show her that he can be a success--and how much of a mistake she made by leaving him--he starts up a newspaper distribution business that is soon the biggest in the city, but things don't turn out exactly the way he wanted them to.