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Stage Door Canteen (1943)

Passed
132 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

"Dakota," a young soldier on a pass in New York City, visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theatre and films appear and host a recreational center for servicemen during the war. Dakota meets a pretty young hostess...See more"Dakota," a young soldier on a pass in New York City, visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theatre and films appear and host a recreational center for servicemen during the war. Dakota meets a pretty young hostess, Eileen, and they enjoy the many entertainers and a growing romance. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Delmer Daves (original screenplay)
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Harry J. Wild (as Harry Wild)
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Jun 24, 1943 (United States)

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132 cast members
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Judith Anderson
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Kenny Baker
Kenny Baker Kenny Baker   See fewer
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Tallulah Bankhead
Tallulah Bankhead Tallulah Bankhead   See fewer
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Ralph Bellamy
Ralph Bellamy Ralph Bellamy   See fewer
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Edgar Bergen
Edgar Berger Edgar Berger   See fewer
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Charlie McCarthy
Charlie McCarthy Charlie McCarthy   See fewer
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Ray Bolger
Ray Bolger Ray Bolger   See fewer
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Ina Claire
Ina Claire Ina Claire   See fewer
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Katharine Cornell
Katherine Cornell Katherine Cornell   See fewer
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Gracie Fields
Gracie Fields Gracie Fields   See fewer
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Lynn Fontanne
Lynn Fontaine Lynn Fontaine   See fewer
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Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes Helen Hayes   See fewer
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Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn Katharine Hepburn   See fewer
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Hugh Herbert
Hugh Herbert Hugh Herbert   See fewer
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Jean Hersholt
Jean Hersholt Jean Hersholt   See fewer
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George Jessel
George Jessel George Jessel   See fewer
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Gypsy Rose Lee
Gypsy Rose Lee Gypsy Rose Lee   See fewer
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Alfred Lunt
Alfred Lunt Alfred Lunt   See fewer
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Harpo Marx
Harpo Marx Harpo Marx   See fewer
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Elsa Maxwell
Elsa Maxwell Elsa Maxwell   See fewer
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Yehudi Menuhin
Yehudi Menuhin Yehudi Menuhin   See fewer
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Ethel Merman
Ethel Merman Ethel Merman   See fewer
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Paul Muni
Paul Muni Paul Muni   See fewer
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Merle Oberon
Merle Oberon Merle Oberon   See fewer
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George Raft
George Raft George Raft   See fewer
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Lanny Ross
Lanny Ross Lanny Ross   See fewer
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Martha Scott
Martha Scott Martha Scott   See fewer
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Ethel Waters
Ethel Waters Ethel Waters   See fewer
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Johnny Weissmuller
Johnny Weissmuller Johnny Weissmuller   See fewer
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Ed Wynn
Ed Wynn Ed Wynn   See fewer
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Henry Armetta
Henry Armetta Henry Armetta   See fewer
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Benny Baker
Beny Baker Beny Baker   See fewer
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Helen Broderick
Helen Broderick Helen Broderick   See fewer
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Lloyd Corrigan
Lloyd Corrigan Lloyd Corrigan   See fewer
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Jane Darwell
Jane Darwell Jane Darwell   See fewer
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William Demarest
William Demarest William Demarest   See fewer
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Virginia Field
Virginia Field Virginia Field   See fewer
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Ann Gillis
Ann Gillis Ann Gillis   See fewer
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Lucile Gleason
Lucille Gleason (as Lucille Gleason) Lucille Gleason (as Lucille Gleason)   See fewer
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Vera Gordon
Vera Gordon Vera Gordon   See fewer
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Virginia Grey
Virginia Grey Virginia Grey   See fewer
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Sam Jaffe
Sam Jaffe Sam Jaffe   See fewer
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Allen Jenkins
Allen Jenkins Allen Jenkins   See fewer
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Roscoe Karns
Roscoe Karns Roscoe Karns   See fewer
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Tom Kennedy
Tom Kennedy Tom Kennedy   See fewer
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Otto Kruger
Otto Kruger Otto Kruger   See fewer
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June Lang
June Lang June Lang   See fewer
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Betty Lawford
Betty Lawford Betty Lawford   See fewer
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Bert Lytell
Canteen Master of Ceremonies Canteen Master of Ceremonies   See fewer
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Aline MacMahon
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Horace McMahon
Horace MacMahon (as Horace MacMahon) Horace MacMahon (as Horace MacMahon)   See fewer
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Helen Menken
Helen Minken Helen Minken   See fewer
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Peggy Moran
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Ralph Morgan
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Alan Mowbray
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Elliott Nugent
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Patrick O'Moore
Australian Australian   See fewer
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Franklin Pangborn
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Helen Parrish
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Selena Royle
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Marion Shockley
Lillian Lillian   See fewer
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Cornelia Otis Skinner
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Ned Sparks
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Bill Stern
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Arleen Whelan
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May Whitty
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Guy Lombardo
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Freddy Martin
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Cheryl Walker
Eileen Burke Eileen Burke   See fewer
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William Terry
Dakota Smith Dakota Smith   See fewer
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Lon McCallister
California Jack Gilman California Jack Gilman   See fewer
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Margaret Early
Ella Sue Ella Sue   See fewer
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Sunset Carson
Tex (as Michael Harrison) Tex (as Michael Harrison)   See fewer
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Jersey Wallace (as Fred Brady) Jersey Wallace (as Fred Brady)   See fewer
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Sun Tan Girl (uncredited) Sun Tan Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Fields (uncredited) Dorothy Fields (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dubious Army Sergeant (uncredited) Dubious Army Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Freddy Martin Orchestra Member (uncredited) Freddy Martin Orchestra Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Soldier on Train (uncredited) Soldier on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Talent Scout (uncredited) Talent Scout (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sun Tan Girl (uncredited) Sun Tan Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Captain Robinson (uncredited) Captain Robinson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Brandt - Marine with Virginia Grey (uncredited) Don Brandt - Marine with Virginia Grey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virgina Kaye (uncredited) Virgina Kaye (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marine (uncredited) Marine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sailor Cutting In with Ina Claire (uncredited) Sailor Cutting In with Ina Claire (uncredited)   See fewer
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Benny Goodman Orchestra Singer (uncredited) Benny Goodman Orchestra Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jitterbugging Soldier (uncredited) Jitterbugging Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marine Sergeant with Ray Bolger (uncredited) Marine Sergeant with Ray Bolger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marian Moore
Marian Moore (uncredited) Marian Moore (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth (uncredited) Elizabeth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sun Tan Girl (uncredited) Sun Tan Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny Jones (uncredited) Johnny Jones (uncredited)   See fewer
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Minister at Jersey's Wedding (uncredited) Minister at Jersey's Wedding (uncredited)   See fewer
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Django Reinhardt (uncredited) Django Reinhardt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sun Tan Girl (uncredited) Sun Tan Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sun Tan Girl (uncredited) Sun Tan Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Xavier Cugat Orchestra Singer (uncredited) Xavier Cugat Orchestra Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny - Bellhop 'Living Tradmark' for Philip Morris Cigarettes (uncredited) Johnny - Bellhop 'Living Tradmark' for Philip Morris Cigarettes (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wooden Dummy (uncredited) Wooden Dummy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Attractive Woman (uncredited) Attractive Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jitterbugging Soldier (uncredited) Jitterbugging Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jesse White (uncredited) Jesse White (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kay Kyser Band Singer (uncredited) Kay Kyser Band Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sergeant on Train (uncredited) Sergeant on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 1,299 votes