Oscar Movies: It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947)

In this B-level comedy, inspired by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, and directed by Roy Del Ruth, a group of homeless take over a Manhattan mansion, leading to the owner changing his life.

The cast includes Gale Storm, Don DeFore, Ann Harding, Charles Ruggles and Victor Moore.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Original Story: Herbert Clyde Lewis and frederick Stephani

 

Oscar Awards: None

 

Oscar Context

The Story Oscar went to Valentine Davies for Miracle On 34th Street