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Madonna of Avenue A ()


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Madonna of Avenue A is a 1929 talking drama film directed by Michael Curtiz. It was produced and distributed by Warner Bros.. It starred Dolores Costello in one of her last silent films.... See more »

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Maria Morton
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Slim Shayne
Douglas Gerrard ...
Arch Duke
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Georgia Morton
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Monk
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Gus
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Bit Part (uncredited)

Directed by

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Michael Curtiz

Written by

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Ray Doyle ... (scenario)
 
Francis Powers ... (dialogue)
 
Darryl F. Zanuck ... (story) (as Mark Canfield)

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Louis Silvers ... (uncredited)

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Byron Haskin

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Ray Doyle

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Plot Summary

A young woman is shocked to discover that her mother, who she always believed was a stylish and successful member of upper-crust society, is actually a dance-hall "hostess" at a low-class nightclub. Wanting revenge on her mother, she marries a brutal bootlegger, which causes her mother to do something that turns out to have dire consequences for everybody. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Taglines A madonna she is called...but is she untainted? (Print Ad-Pittsburgh Press,((Pittsburg, Penna.)) 30 June 1929) See more »
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Also Known As
  • Kori tis pornis (Greece)
  • A Madona da Avenida (Brazil)
  • La preda azzurra o gorgo d'anime (Italy)
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  • 71 min
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