Broadway producer satirizes an important New York family. The family sues but their daughter falls in love with producer.

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Mimi Caraway
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Mona Merrick
The Ritz Brothers ...
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George Barbier ...
Commodore Caraway
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Frederick Sims
Cora Witherspoon ...
Aunt Fritz
Walter Catlett ...
Jake Dibble
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Eddie Eads
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Miss Katz
Stepin Fetchit ...
Herman
Sig Ruman ...
Herr Hanfstangel (as Sig Rumann)
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Joe Papaloupas
E.E. Clive ...
Cabby
Douglas Wood ...
Mr. Trivet
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Storyline

A new Broadway show starring Gary Blake shamelessly lampoons the rich Carraway family. To get her own back, daughter Mimi sets out to ensnare Blake, but the courtship is soon for real, to the annoyance of his co-star, hoofing chanteuse Mona Merrick. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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12 February 1937 (USA)  »

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A Avenida dos Milhões  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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Irving Berlin wrote three songs that were cut from the final release print: "On the Avenue", "On the Steps of Grant's Tomb" and "Swing Sister". See more »

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In his third and final scene, actor Stepin Fetchit tells Dick Powell that Mimi is on the phone. His character name is Herman, but Powell says "Thanks Step." See more »

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Featured in Take It or Leave It (1944) See more »

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Largo al factotum
(1816) (uncredited)
from "Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)"
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
Partially sung by Harry Ritz in the "Slumming on Park Avenue" number
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Absolutely tops!!!!! Do Not Miss This One!!!!!
4 June 2000 | by (the lower depths) – See all my reviews

What a great movie! I don't know what's better - Irving Berlin's songs (Let's Go Slumming, He Ain't Got Rhythm - to start) or the production numbers with the Ritz Brothers (especially those two numbers just mentioned). These guys were such brilliant comics and dancers, it's a major tragedy they aren't as famous at those other brothers, Chico et Al...


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