The Madonna Of Avenue A

  • 1929
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Typical melodrama starring Costello as a well-bred schoolgirl who breaks down when she learns that her mother, Dresser, whom she believed to be a high-society matron, is actually the hostess of a sleazy dance hall. It was all done before and would be done to death throughout the 1930s. Not even Curtiz's direction could pull anything extraordinary out of...read more

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Typical melodrama starring Costello as a well-bred schoolgirl who breaks down when she learns that her mother, Dresser, whom she believed to be a high-society matron, is actually the hostess of a sleazy dance hall. It was all done before and would be done to death throughout the 1930s.

Not even Curtiz's direction could pull anything extraordinary out of this cliched material.

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  • Review: Typical melodrama starring Costello as a well-bred schoolgirl who breaks down when she learns that her mother, Dresser, whom she believed to be a high-society matron, is actually the hostess of a sleazy dance hall. It was all done before and would be done… (more)

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