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Stage door canteen [electronic resource].

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 131 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Cheryl Walker, William Terry, Marjorie Riordan, Lon McCallister, Margaret Early and Michael Harrison with cameos and musical numbers featuring Tallulah Bankhead, Katharine Hepburn, Harpo Marx, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Gracie Fields and others.
Summary, etc.: A young soldier on a pass in New York City finds entertainment and romance when he visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars host servicemen during the war. The sensational cast includes Katherine Hepburn, Helen Hayes, Gracie Fields, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Harpo Marx, Gypsy Rose Lee, Ethel Merman, and the always outrageous Tallulah Bankhead. The rollicking comedy directed by two-time Oscar winner Frank Borzage also features great music from some of the top band leaders of the day including Benny Goodman, Count Basie, and Xavier Cugat!
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Drama.
Courtship > Drama.
Soldiers > Drama.
Actors > Drama.
Actresses > Drama.
Dance orchestras > Drama.

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