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Manhattan Heartbeat

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Manhattan Heartbeat
Theatrical release poster
Directed byDavid Burton
Produced bySol M. Wurtzel
Screenplay byClark Andrews
Harold Buchman
Jack Jungmeyer
Edith Skouras
Based onBad Girl
by Viña Delmar
StarringRobert Sterling
Virginia Gilmore
Joan Davis
Edmund MacDonald
Don Beddoe
Paul Harvey
Music byCyril J. Mockridge
CinematographyVirgil Miller
Edited byAlex Troffey
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • July 12, 1940 (1940-07-12)
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited States

Manhattan Heartbeat is a 1940 American drama film directed by David Burton and written by Clark Andrews, Harold Buchman, Jack Jungmeyer and Edith Skouras. It is based on the 1928 novel Bad Girl by Viña Delmar. The film stars Robert Sterling, Virginia Gilmore, Joan Davis, Edmund MacDonald, Don Beddoe and Paul Harvey. The film was released on July 12, 1940, by 20th Century Fox.[1][2][3]


Johnny Farrell is an airplane mechanic who has to test aircraft in order to make some extra money to support his relationship.



  1. ^ "Manhattan Heartbeat (1940) - Overview". Retrieved 2015-09-25.
  2. ^ Hal Erickson. "Manhattan Heartbeat (1940) - David Burton". AllMovie. Retrieved 2018-12-09.
  3. ^ "Manhattan Heartbeat". Retrieved 2015-09-25.

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