The Toast of New York

The Toast of New York is a 1937 American biopic starring Edward Arnold, Cary Grant, Frances Farmer, and Jack Oakie. The film is a fictionalized account of the lives of financiers James Fisk and Edward S. Stokes. The screenplay was based on the book The Book of Daniel Drew by Bouck White and the story Robber Barons by Matthew Josephson.

Meanwhile, both men fall in love with entertainer Josie Mansfield Farmer. Mansfield agrees to marry Fisk out of gratitude, but really loves Boyd.Fisks greed grows beyond all reason and he tries to corner the market in gold. When Fisk ignores Boyds warnings, Boyd turns against him, worried that the resulting panic threatens the financial system of the whole country. The federal government finally intervenes by releasing its gold reserves, bankrupting Fisk in the process. ........

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