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Tenth Avenue Angel (1948)

Approved | | Drama | 20 February 1948 (USA)
Flavia Mills (Margaret O'Brien) has been told that her Aunt Susan Bratten's (Dame Angela Lansbury's) fiancé, Steve Abbott (George Murphy), has been on a trip around the world, but in truth,... See full summary »

Director:

Roy Rowland

Writers:

Angna Enters (story), Eleanore Griffin | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Margaret O'Brien ... Flavia Mills
Angela Lansbury ... Susan Bratten
George Murphy ... Steve Abbutt
Phyllis Thaxter ... Helen Mills
Warner Anderson ... Joseph Mills
Rhys Williams ... Blind Mac
Barry Nelson ... Al Parker
Connie Gilchrist ... Mrs. Murphy
Tom Trout Tom Trout ... Daniel Oliver Madson
Richard Tyler Richard Tyler ... Jimmy Madson (as Dickie Tyler)
Henry Blair ... Rad Ardley
Charles Cane Charles Cane ... Parole Officer
Richard Lane ... Street Vendor
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Storyline

Flavia Mills (Margaret O'Brien) has been told that her Aunt Susan Bratten's (Dame Angela Lansbury's) fiancé, Steve Abbott (George Murphy), has been on a trip around the world, but in truth, he's finished his prison term. Steve wonders how he can make some money and is approached by his old associates. When Flavia discovers the truth about Steve, she loses all faith in her family and in God, and it will take a miracle to restore Flavia's belief and Steve out of trouble. Written by Kathy Li

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Thrilling story of people who love and live in the shadow of Gangland!

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Drama

Certificate:

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Trivia

This movie received its initial television broadcast in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday, November 30, 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), followed by Los Angeles, California on December 13, 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), by San Francisco, California on January 30, 1958 on KGO (Channel 7), and by New York City, New York on October 1, 1960 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

Goofs

When Flavia picks up the bundle of papers in the rain, it is thick and covered in paper. When she gets across the street and gives the papers to Blind Mac, they are uncovered and the stack isn't near as thick. See more »

Quotes

Narrator-Visitor to Tenth Avenue: Hey, you! Will you keep out of the street!
Flavia Mills: Why? It's my street!
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Connections

References Castle on the Hudson (1940) See more »

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It was a big reason why I never lie to my children.
5 July 1999 | by pjj-3See all my reviews

I saw this movie as a child, and of course I have a different perspective than I would have had as an adult. I never forgot that she doubted God; because her Mom had told her about untrue superstitions.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 February 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,791,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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