Lady and Gent (1931): Sports Melodrama, Starring George Bancroft

In this sports melodrama, which recalls in theme the far superior Oscar nominee The Champ, boxer George Bancroft and nightclub owner Wynn Gibson adopt the orphaned boy oh his manager.

You can spot John Wayne in a small role (he received fifth billing).

Oscar Nominations: 1

Original Story: Grover Jones and William Slavens McNutt

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winner was Frances Marion for thesports melodrama, The Champ