Big City Blues (1932)

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When Bud Reeves inherits some money he leaves Indiana and heads for New York, where his cousin Gibboney meets him and introduces him to chorus girl, Vida, at a party she organises. When two of the guest start fighting a woman is accidentally killed. Everyone flees and Bud finds himself under suspicion. However, he is cleared by the police when the real killer is found, having committed suicide. Having frittered all his money away gambling and partying Bud returns to Indiana.

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