About the film
The Night Mayor
Release Date: August 18, 1932
|Slogan||:||«He put the IT in politics!»|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures|
|Writers||:||Samuel Marx, Gertrude Purcell|
Opportunistic film seeking to capitalize on a scandal in New York mayor Jimmy Walker's office before his name was out of the newspapers. Tracy plays a mayor who has a penchant for the night life, sports, the theater, and an actress, Knapp. When scandal rocks his administration, Tracy has his girl friend marry Dillaway, a writer friend, so that the press will leave him alone.