Tenth Avenue Angel (1948)

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In this drama, a sweet, sunny child lives in the ghastly New York tenements and tries to make the lives of those around her brighter. She is most influential upon a gangster who goes straight.
Rating:
G
Genre:
Drama
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Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
Runtime:
Studio:
MGM

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Cast

Margaret O'Brien
as Flavia Milla
Angela Lansbury
as Susan Bratten
George Murphy
as Steve Abbutt
Phyllis Thaxter
as Helen Mills
Warner Anderson
as Joseph Mills
Rhys Williams
as Blind Mac
Barry Nelson
as Al Parker
Connie Gilchrist
as Mrs. Murphy
Tom Trout
as Daniel Oliver Madson
Dick Tyler
as Jimmy Madson
Henry Blair
as Rad Ardley
Charles Cane
as Parole Officer
Richard Lane
as Street Vendor
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Audience Reviews for Tenth Avenue Angel

This is one of Margaret O'Brien's weaker films. She's the little girl that played in Meet Me In St. Louis, but although her character here is not as annoying as the precocious girl in Meet Me In St. Louis, she's still cloying and appears to have been surrounded by a wise family. Margaret O'Brien was 9-10 years old here, this movie had had production problems which kind of ruined the film for her because at times, she doesn't look much like an 8-year-old. Though, I still loved her marvelous performance and the expressions and emotions she conveys are real. This just strikes me as something that they have wasted Margaret's talent on, the director didn't seem to get her to perform her scenes as well as she did in other movies. And the script could've been rewritten in order for the movie to be a great one.

½

It's heart is in the right place but this is puerile and cloying.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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Your head says, "this is kinda sappy, yo." But suddenly you're all misty eyed. Curse that Margaret O'Brien and her dark talents!

Richard Olinger
Richard Olinger

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