On the Avenue

Synopsis: Broadway producer satirizes an important New York family. The family sues but their daughter falls in love with producer.
Director(s): Roy Del Ruth
Production: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
89 min

finance your next expedition to the Arctic.

- Well, that's fine. I'll go to the South Pole.

- Oh. But, darling,

the South Pole has been discovered.

Been discovered?

Well, well, then I'll rediscover it.

What will you give me

if I name a mountain after you in the north?

- One million dollars.

- Take nothing less than 100,000.

- Or be gypped, eh?

- And... and my daughter's hand.

- Swell, I'll take this one.

- Let it go, let it go.

- Commodore, how old is your daughter?

- She's 16 years old today.


- 16!

- Well, well, well.

I'd like to congratulate you, Commodore.

16. And one for a good measure.

Tell me, Commodore...

Father, let's go.

- Where's the manager?

- Standing over there, sir.

Are you the manager of this show?

Yes. I hope you enjoyed the show.

How dare you permit

such an impertinent exhibition!

Is there anything funny about my expeditions

to the Arctic or about the North Pole?

- Now, now, it's all in fun.

- Fun, indeed!

My attorneys will show you

how much fun it is!

The whole thing is an outrage.

A blasted outrage!

A man of my reputation! Three voyages to

the pole to be made an object of ridicule.

- I won't stand for it, you hear?

- I'm going to bring suit against this show.

And I shall see the mayor, the governor,

and if necessary, I shall go to Washington.

- You wish to see someone?

- Yes, I want to see Mr Blake. Mr Gary Blake.

I'm sorry, Miss, but you can't see Mr Blake

while the performance is on.

I'm Miss Caraway. Now may I see him?

I think it can be arranged, Miss Caraway.

I'll tell Mr Blake you're here.

- No, I'll go in alone. I want to surprise him.

- Oh, I see.

- Where's Mr Blake's dressing room?

- Right there where the star is.

But I wouldn't advise no further than the

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Gene Markey

Eugene Willford "Gene" Markey (December 11, 1895 – May 1, 1980) was an American author, producer, screenwriter, and highly decorated naval officer. more…

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