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The Girl from 10th Avenue (1935)

Approved | | Drama | 1 June 1935 (USA)
A lawyer impulsively marries a stranger after his fiancée dumps him.

Director:

Alfred E. Green

Writers:

Charles Kenyon (adaptation), Charles Kenyon (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bette Davis ... Miriam Brady
Ian Hunter ... Geoffrey Sherwood
Colin Clive ... John Marland
Alison Skipworth ... Agnes Martin
John Eldredge ... Hugh Brown
Phillip Reed ... Tony Hewlett
Katharine Alexander ... Valentine
Helen Jerome Eddy ... Miss Mansfield
Bill Elliott ... James (as Gordon Elliott)
Edward McWade ... Art Clerk
Adrian Rosley Adrian Rosley ... Marcel
André Cheron André Cheron ... Max (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 | French

Release Date:

1 June 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Men on Her Mind 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 Mr.Brown is riding in the cab with Mr. Hewlett on the way to the wedding, he is wearing a brooch pin on his jacket lapel alongside his carnation. But in the following cut in the drug store phone booth, Mr. Brown is no longer wearing a brooch. See more »

Quotes

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

Referenced in Outrageous Foreplay (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus
(uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Music by Richard Wagner (1850)
Played on an organ before 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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