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5th Ave Girl (1939) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Gregory La Cava and produced by Gregory La Cava.

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Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival Day 4: 5TH AVE GIRL (1939), EMPLOYEES’ ENTRANCE (1933), THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI (1947), Closing Night Party

By Lara on Apr 14, 2014 From Backlots

The final day of the TCM Classic Film Festival was by far the lightest in terms of screenings, but I also found it?to be among?the most enjoyable. One of the wonderful things about this festival, speaking for those of us who write about classic film, is that there is never any shortage of community ... Read full article

5th Ave Girl (1939).

By Dawn Sample on Aug 12, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

5th Ave Girl(1939). Comedy. Cast: Ginger Rogers and Walter Connolly. The story begins with New York millionaire Alfred Borden, thinking about his business meeting troubles, getting ready to leave his office headed for home, when his secretary wishes him happy birthday. To make matters even worse.. ... Read full article

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Mr. Borden: [after hearing an apple is her dinner] Are you on a diet?
Mary Grey: Yes, but against my wishes.

Mrs. Borden: [after being questioned about her extramarital affairs] At any rate, I have a right to lead my own life.
Mrs. Borden: I'm not a child.
Katherine Borden: You're old enough to be my mother.

Mr. Borden: [Looking at the loud toe his secretary has given him for his birthday] Well, that's one bright spot on a gloomy day.

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onDecember 16, 1940 with Ginger Rogers reprising her film role.
The original ending of the movie just had Mary Grey leaving the Borden House, walking down Fifth Avenue, but the sneak preview audience complained at what it considered an unhappy ending. So the ending was changed to its current form, which essentially made it more palatable.
Bob Perry is listed as a cast member by a modern source, but he was not seen in the movie.
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