Stage Door Canteen Poster

Release Date: 1943

DVD Release Date: March 26th, 2002

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 12 min

Plot Summary
Amid cameos by celebrated musicians and film stars, soldier Dakota Smith (William Terry) travels to New York City in advance of his service during World War II. At a bustling social club established for the comfort of servicemen, he meets professional eye candy Eileen Burke (Cheryl Walker), an employee prohibited from having relationships with active troops. Caught up in the merriment, Dakota and Eileen find themselves drawn to one another in a meaningful way.

Cast: Cheryl Walker, William Terry, Marjorie Riordan, Lon McCallister, Margaret Early, Sunset Carson, Judith Anderson, Henry Armetta

Director: Frank Borzage

Genres: Musical

Production Co: United Artists

Keywords: Forbidden love, Sacrifice, Soldier, New York City, 1940s, Heartwarming

Awards

Nominated Music (Song)
Nominated Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)