In the 1920s, successful entertainer returns to New York and the Paradise Club, where his career started, which he discovers is being turned into a bowling alley. Raft begins to think back to his palmy days and, in flashback, the old club comes alive as Raft narrates his story to the
building's night watchman. We see Raft as a young hoofer teamed with Blair in a club run by Sakall. Over the course of the film, Raft has run-ins with gangster Crawford and cop O'Brien, all the while romancing Blair. The best part of this chestnut, remade from the bones of the 1929 film, are the
14 1920s tunes, and the brassy performance of Rambeau, who does a good impersonation of Tex...