Key to the City

Key to the City (1950)

They Click Like a key in a Lock

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: 1950-02-02
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 1 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 41min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: George Sidney
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At a mayors convention in San Francisco, ex-longshoreman Steve Fisk meets Clarissa Standish from New England. Fisk is mayor of "Puget City" and is proud of his rough and tumble background. Standish is mayor of "Winona, Maine", and is equally proud of her education and dedication to the people who elected her. Thrown together, the two opposites attract and their escapades during the convention get each of them in hot water back home. Written by Ron Kerrigan

Key to the City Trailer

  • Clark Gable

    as Steve Fisk
  • Loretta Young

    as Clarissa Standish
  • Frank Morgan

    as Fire Chief Duggan
  • Marilyn Maxwell

    as Shelia the 'Atom' Dancer
  • Raymond Burr

    as Les Taggart
  • James Gleason

    as Sergeant Hogan
  • Lewis Stone

    as Judge Silas Standish
  • Raymond Walburn

    as Mayor Billy Butler
  • Pamela Britton

    as Miss Unconscious
  • Zamah Cunningham

    as Mrs. Butler
  • Clinton Sundberg

    as Mark Mont Desk Clerk
  • Marion Martin

    as Emmy
  • Bert Freed

    as Emmy's Husband
  • Emory Parnell

    as Council Chairman
  • Clara Blandick

    as Liza, Silas' housekeeper
  • Ruth Clifford

    as Mrs. Anderson (uncredited)
  • Jack Elam

    as Councilman (uncredited)
  • Edward Gargan

    as S.F. Cop - Fire Escape (uncredited)
  • Marvin Kaplan

    as Francis - Newspaper Photographer (uncredited)
  • Bert Moorhouse

    as Mayor (uncredited)
  • Frank Wilcox

    as Councilman (uncredited)
Directing George Sidney Director
Writing Albert Beich Story
Writing Robert Riley Crutcher Screenplay
Production Z. Wayne Griffin Producer
Sound Bronislau Kaper Original Music Composer
Camera Harold Rosson Director of Photography
Editing James E. Newcom Editor
Art Cedric Gibbons Art Direction
Art Hans Peters Art Direction
Art Alfred E. Spencer Set Decoration
Art Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Irene Costume Design