Wabash Avenue (1950)
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92 min | Musical

Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position untenable. He also hopes to turn Ruby Summers, ...See moreAndy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position untenable. He also hopes to turn Ruby Summers, Mike's motor-mouthed burlesque queen, into a classier entertainer, and incidentally to make her his own. But at the last minute, Andy's revenge comes unravelled. Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Writers
Harry Tugend (screenplay) | Charles Lederer (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Editor
Robert L. Simpson (as Robert Simpson)
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Release date
Mar 31, 1950 (United States)

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69 cast members
Name Known for
Betty Grable
Ruby Summers Ruby Summers   See fewer
Victor Mature
Andy Clark Andy Clark   See fewer
Phil Harris
Mike Stanley Mike Stanley   See fewer
Reginald Gardiner
English Eddie English Eddie   See fewer
James Barton
Harrigan Harrigan   See fewer
Barry Kelley
Sam - Bouncer Sam - Bouncer   See fewer
Margaret Hamilton
Tillie Hutch Tillie Hutch   See fewer
Robin Raymond
Jennie Jennie   See fewer
Dorothy Neumann
Reformer Reformer   See fewer
Alexander Pope
Charlie Saxe Charlie Saxe   See fewer
Henry Kulky
Joe Barton Joe Barton   See fewer
Charles Arnt
Horace Carter Horace Carter   See fewer
Dick Crockett
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
Richard Allan
Lou - Dancer (uncredited) Lou - Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Louis Bacigalupi
Poker Player (uncredited) Poker Player (uncredited)   See fewer
Irving Bacon
Harlan (uncredited) Harlan (uncredited)   See fewer
George Beranger
Wax Museum Attendant (uncredited) Wax Museum Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Bradley
Man in Audience (uncredited) Man in Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
Chet Brandenburg
Saloon Patron (uncredited) Saloon Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Leonard Bremen
Poker Player (uncredited) Poker Player (uncredited)   See fewer
Douglas Carter
Ferris Wheel Operator (uncredited) Ferris Wheel Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Cartledge
James - Carriage Driver (uncredited) James - Carriage Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
David Clarke
Workman (uncredited) Workman (uncredited)   See fewer
Heinie Conklin
Saloon Patron (uncredited) Saloon Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Harold Cornsweet
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmy Cross
Poker Player (uncredited) Poker Player (uncredited)   See fewer
Dick Curtis
Jim - Poker Player (uncredited) Jim - Poker Player (uncredited)   See fewer
Billy Daniel
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
George Davis
French Waiter (uncredited) French Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmy Dime
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Jay Eaton
Man in Audience (uncredited) Man in Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Gist
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Gordon
Saloon Patron (uncredited) Saloon Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Gray
Saloon Patron (uncredited) Saloon Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Mack Gray
Poker Player (uncredited) Poker Player (uncredited)   See fewer
Sam Harris
Saloon Patron (uncredited) Saloon Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Ruby Dale Hearn
Tumbler (uncredited) Tumbler (uncredited)   See fewer
Percy Helton
Ship Captain (uncredited) Ship Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmie Horan
Poker Player (uncredited) Poker Player (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Kruger
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Norman Leavitt
Poker Player (uncredited) Poker Player (uncredited)   See fewer
Peggy Leon
Hairdresser (uncredited) Hairdresser (uncredited)   See fewer
Walter B. Long
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Marion Marshall
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
John 'Skins' Miller
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Mills
Frank - Stagehand (uncredited) Frank - Stagehand (uncredited)   See fewer
Sol Murgi
Saloon Patron (uncredited) Saloon Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Forbes Murray
Man in Theatre Lobby (uncredited) Man in Theatre Lobby (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Newlan
Bouncer (uncredited) Bouncer (uncredited)   See fewer
Red Nichols
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
Barry Norton
Man in Theatre Lobby (uncredited) Man in Theatre Lobby (uncredited)   See fewer
William H. O'Brien
Man in Theatre Lobby (uncredited) Man in Theatre Lobby (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Palmer
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Barbara A. Pellegrino
Tumbler (uncredited) Tumbler (uncredited)   See fewer
William 'Bill' Phillips
Ferris Wheel Attendant (uncredited) Ferris Wheel Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Ploski
Saloon Patron (uncredited) Saloon Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Ross
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
Cosmo Sardo
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Mickey Simpson
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
Billy Snyder
Ticket Vendor (uncredited) Ticket Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
Cap Somers
Saloon Patron (uncredited) Saloon Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Jean Spangler
Showgirl (uncredited) Showgirl (uncredited)   See fewer
Mary Stewart
Dancer / Singer (uncredited) Dancer / Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
Dick Wessel
John Electrician (uncredited) John Electrician (uncredited)   See fewer
Chalky Williams
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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