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It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947)

Approved | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 19 April 1947 (USA)
A homeless New Yorker moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners.

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Jim Bullock
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Mary O'Connor
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Michael J. 'Mike' O'Connor
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Aloysius T. McKeever
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Trudy O'Connor
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Farrow
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Gates Patrolman Cecil Felton
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Whitey Temple
Dorothea Kent ...
Margie Temple
Edward Ryan ...
Hank (as Edward Ryan Jr.)
Cathy Carter ...
Alice
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A homeless New Yorker moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners.

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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19 April 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sucedi√≥ en la Quinta Avenida  »

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$1,700,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Cathy Carter's first film. See more »

Goofs

Don Defore (Jim) calls Gale Storm "Margie" in one scene instead of "cookie". She was the lead in the "My Little Margie" sit-com in the early 1950's. See more »

Quotes

Detective: Anybody in that house?
Brady - Gates Patrolman: Who are you?
Detective: I am looking for a girl - Michael O'Connor's daughter.
Gates Patrolman Cecil Felton: She ain't there. That joint's as empty as a sewing basket in a nudist camp.
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Connections

Remade as Lux Video Theatre: It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
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Traditional
[Sung by wordless chorus as the characters are saying goodbye at the end]
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User Reviews

This is a truly GREAT movie!!!! Sure would like a copy of it!
29 April 2004 | by (Moab, Utah) – See all my reviews

This a movie for all to see for it is so superb in the story, the actors and the directing!!! I would recommend it to everyone and it sure would be wonderful to be able to see it on television or even better to have a copy on DVD or VHS. It is so sad that great movies like this are forgotten in lieu of action films of today that are all too often do NOT have a good story or acting! Most are full of foul language and sex scenes which are not at all necessary for a truly great film such as "It Happened On Fifth Avenue". In summary this is a wonderful Family Film that will truly bring tears to your eyes.


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