Cinema: On the Avenue

On the Avenue (Twentieth Century-Fox), like most musicals, has for a plot a clothesline upon which the producers can hang whatever suits their fancy. This time the line is pretty raveled, the appendages superb. Gary Blake (Dick Powell) is starring in his own extravaganza. One act is a burlesque of Mimi Caraway (Madelein'e Carroll), world's richest girl. Furious Mimi slaps Gary's face, then falls in love with him. He changes the offensive skit, but Mona Merrick (Alice Faye), his jealous leading lady, ad libs to make it worse than ever. Mimi then sets...

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