It Happened in New York

It Happened in New York is a 1935 American musical comedy film directed by Alan Crosland and starring Gertrude Michael, Heather Angel and Lyle Talbot.[1] It is based on a play Bagdad on the Hudson by Ward Morehouse and Jean Dalrymple. A New York taxi driver is hired as a bodyguard to a film star, whose manager is always involving her in publicity stunts.

It Happened in New York
Directed byAlan Crosland
Produced byEdmund Grainger
Written byWard Morehouse (play)
Jean Dalrymple (play)
Seton I. Miller
Rian James
StarringGertrude Michael
Heather Angel
Lyle Talbot
Music byOliver Wallace
CinematographyGeorge Robinson
Edited byMurray Seldeen
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • March 18, 1935 (1935-03-18)
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film's sets were designed by the art director Charles D. Hall.

Partial cast


  1. Monaco p.139


  • Monaco, James. The Encyclopedia of Film. Perigee Books, 1991.

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