A Girl From Avenue "A" (1940)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Run Time - 73 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this comedy drama based on Shaw's play Pygmalion, and set in the 1800s, a wealthy playwright rescues a beautiful street urchin from the cruel city streets to use her as an authentic source of street language for his newest play. His whole family gets in an uproar when she comes to stay, but this does not deter him. In the end he turns her into a perfect lady and the family becomes charmed by her.

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language, makeover, playwright, Pygmalion, urchin