Stage Door Canteen

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Stage Door Canteen is a 1943 American musical film produced by Sol Lesser Productions and directed by Frank Borzage. The film features many celebrity cameo appearances as it relates a simple drama set in the famed New York City restaurant and nightclub... read more
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Stage Door Canteen is a 1943 American musical film produced by Sol Lesser Productions and directed by Frank Borzage. The film features many celebrity cameo appearances as it relates a simple drama set in the famed New York City restaurant and nightclub for American and Allied servicemen during World War II. Six bands are featured. The score and the original song, "We Mustn't Say Goodbye", were nominated for Academy Awards. Stage Door Canteen is in the public domain in North America and for this reason is widely available in many DVD and VHS releases of varying quality.

Original Release

06/24/1943

US Release

06/24/1943

Cast

Judith Anderson Judith Anderson
Tallulah Bankhead Tallulah Bankhead
Kenny Baker Kenny Baker
Ralph Bellamy Ralph Bellamy
Helen Hayes Helen Hayes
Katharine Hepburn Katharine Hepburn
Hugh Herbert Hugh Herbert
Jean Hersholt Jean Hersholt
Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontaine / Lynn Fontanne
Anne G. Sterling Attractive Woman
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Frank Borzage

Writers

Delmer Daves

Cast

Judith Anderson Judith Anderson
Tallulah Bankhead Tallulah Bankhead
Kenny Baker Kenny Baker
Ralph Bellamy Ralph Bellamy
Helen Hayes Helen Hayes
Katharine Hepburn Katharine Hepburn
Hugh Herbert Hugh Herbert
Jean Hersholt Jean Hersholt
Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontaine / Lynn Fontanne
Anne G. Sterling Attractive Woman
Cheryl Walker Eileen Burke
William Terry Dakota Smith
Marjorie Riordan Jean
Lon McCallister California Jack Gilman / California
George Jessel George Jessel
Gypsy Rose Lee Gypsy Rose Lee
Alfred Lunt Alfred Lunt
Harpo Marx Harpo Marx
Elsa Maxwell Elsa Maxwell
Yehudi Menuhin Yehudi Menuhin

Producers

1944 Oscar Best Music, Original Song Nominated
1944 Oscar Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture Nominated
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