City Streets is an American gangster film directed by Ruben Mamulian, who appeared on the screen in 1931.
The film is based on the story of the famous writer Dashil Hammetta and talks about the daughter of gangster Nan (Sylvia Sidney), who begins a romance with a poor showman from the amusement park named Kid (Gary Cooper). Nen wants Kid to join the gang for the sake of the well-being of their future family, but he refuses. When Nen is in jail, her stepfather succeeds in inciting Kida to join the gang to earn money for her release. Becoming a gangster, Kid will soon grow up to one of the gang leaders. When Nan is released, he quits criminal activity and hides along with her in an unknown direction.
Critics praised the artistic and visual solutions of the painting, which distinguished him among many other paintings of his time.
It was the first film of the popular actress Sylvia Sydney.