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The Girl from 10th Avenue (1935)

Approved | | Drama | 1 June 1935 (USA)
When his fiancée Valentine dumps him, prominent lawyer Geoffrey Sherwood goes on a bender and winds up married to a stranger, Miriam Brady. They decide to give their marriage a chance. ... See full summary »

Director:

Alfred E. Green

Writers:

Charles Kenyon (adaptation), Hubert Henry Davies (play)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bette Davis ... Miriam A. Brady
Ian Hunter ... Geoffrey D. 'Geoff' Sherwood
Colin Clive ... John Marland
Alison Skipworth ... Mrs. Martin
John Eldredge ... Hugh Brown
Phillip Reed ... Tony Hewlett
Katharine Alexander ... Valentine French Marland
Helen Jerome Eddy ... Miss Mansfield
Bill Elliott ... James--College Club Clerk (as Gordon Elliott)
Edward McWade ... Art Clerk
Adrian Rosley Adrian Rosley ... Marcel
André Cheron André Cheron ... Max--Waldorf Headwaiter (as Andre Cheron)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vesey O'Davoren Vesey O'Davoren ... Servant (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

When his fiancée Valentine dumps him, prominent lawyer Geoffrey Sherwood goes on a bender and winds up married to a stranger, Miriam Brady. They decide to give their marriage a chance. Their landlady, a one-time Floradora girl, offers to help Miriam become refined. Successful again, Geoffrey is approached ("if only we were free") by Valentine. Miriam tells Valentine off in no uncertain terms. Geoffrey moves into his club where Valentine's husband tells him he is a fool to leave Miriam. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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a Shop Girl shows a Society Leader what it takes to Hold a Man!

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La chica de la Décima Avenida See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

When Geoffrey toasts Miriam after their marriage, he says, "I'm the bottom, you're the top." This is the punch line of the Cole Porter song "You're the Top," which was a big hit at the time. See more »

Goofs

When Miriam looks up a telephone number, the page we see of the telephone book is obviously not a real one. Several of the telephone exchanges are matched with the wrong addresses. For instance, FOrdham, which was in the Bronx, is used for Park Avenue, as is CHickering, which was near Times Square. See more »

Quotes

Geoffrey D. 'Geoff' Sherwood: Now I'm in oil.
Hugh Brown: So is a sardine.
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Connections

Remake of Outcast (1917) See more »

Soundtracks

Wedding March
(uncredited)
from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Played on an organ after the wedding
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The 27 Year Old Bette Davis
6 November 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

She had no sex appeal and was as interesting to watch as paint drying on a winter's day. This is just the opinion of Universal International. Warner Brothers and RKO saw her differently because she garnered academy awards for them.


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