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gang·way • n. / ˈgangˌwā/ a raised platform or walkway providing a passage. ∎ Brit. a passage between rows of seats, esp. in a theater or aircraft. ∎  a movable bridge linking a ship to the shore. ∎  an opening in the bulwarks by which a ship is entered or left. ∎  a temporary arrangement of planks for crossing muddy or difficult ground on a building site. • interj. / ˈgangˈwā/ make way!; get out of the way!

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gangway

gangway XVII. prob. of continental orig.; see GANG, WAY; not continuous with OE. gangweġ.

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Gangway ★½ 1937

Pat Wayne (Matthews), a London newspaper reporter, is mistaken for a jewel thief and kidnapped by gangsters aboard a New Yorkbound ocean liner. In the meantime, the real thief is aboard posing as a Hollywood actress (Blakeney), and it's up to Scotland Yard inspector Bob Deering (Mackay) to solve the crime. Matthews was considered by many to be the English equivalent of America's Eleanor Powell. Based on an original story by Dwight Taylor. 90m/B VHS . GB Jessie Matthews, Barry Mackay, Olive Blakeney, Liane Ordeyne, Patrick Ludlow, Nat Pendleton, Noel Madison, Alastair Sim, Doris Rogers, Laurence Anderson, Bennie Dorn; D: Sonnie Hale; W: Sonnie Hale, Lesser Samuels.

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