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Main Street to Broadway (1953)

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103 min | Music, Romance

In New York City, a surly, down-on-his-heels playwright meets a country girl who's giving up trying to act and returning home. He goes with her for inspiration when his agent convinces a stage star to take his next effort. When he returns ...See moreIn New York City, a surly, down-on-his-heels playwright meets a country girl who's giving up trying to act and returning home. He goes with her for inspiration when his agent convinces a stage star to take his next effort. When he returns to Broadway, his girl stays behind and starts seeing a local businessman. Written by WesternOne See less
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Oct 13, 1953 (United States)

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Tommy Morton
The Playwright - Tony Monaco (as Tom Morton) The Playwright - Tony Monaco (as Tom Morton)   See fewer
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Mary Murphy
The Actress - Mary Craig The Actress - Mary Craig   See fewer
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Agnes Moorehead
Mildred Waterbury Mildred Waterbury   See fewer
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Herb Shriner
Frank Johnson Frank Johnson   See fewer
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Rosemary DeCamp
The Mother - Mrs. Harry Craig The Mother - Mrs. Harry Craig   See fewer
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Clinton Sundberg
The Father - Mr. Harry Craig The Father - Mr. Harry Craig   See fewer
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Tallulah Bankhead
Talulah Bankhead Talulah Bankhead   See fewer
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Ethel Barrymore
Ethel Barrymore Ethel Barrymore   See fewer
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Lionel Barrymore
Lionel Barrymore Lionel Barrymore   See fewer
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Gertrude Berg
Tony's Neighbor at the NY Apartment House Tony's Neighbor at the NY Apartment House   See fewer
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Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth Shirley Booth   See fewer
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Louis Calhern
Louis Calhern Louis Calhern   See fewer
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Leo Durocher
Leo Durocher Leo Durocher   See fewer
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Faye Emerson
Faye Emerson Faye Emerson   See fewer
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Oscar Hammerstein II
Oscar Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein   See fewer
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Rex Harrison
Rex Harrison Rex Harrison   See fewer
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Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes Helen Hayes   See fewer
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Joshua Logan
Josh Logan Josh Logan   See fewer
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Mary Martin
Mary Martin Mary Martin   See fewer
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Lilli Palmer
Lilli Palmer Lilli Palmer   See fewer
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Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers   See fewer
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John Van Druten
John Van Druten John Van Druten   See fewer
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Cornel Wilde
Cornel Wilde Cornel Wilde   See fewer
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Bill Rigney
William Rigney William Rigney   See fewer
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Chris Durocher
Chris Durocher Chris Durocher   See fewer
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Arthur Shields
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Florence Bates
Mrs. Bessmer in Fantasy Sequence Mrs. Bessmer in Fantasy Sequence   See fewer
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Madge Kennedy
Mrs. Cope in Fantasy Sequence Mrs. Cope in Fantasy Sequence   See fewer
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Carl Benton Reid
Judge Robbins in Fantasy Sequence Judge Robbins in Fantasy Sequence   See fewer
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Frank Ferguson
Mr. Cope in Fantasy Sequence Mr. Cope in Fantasy Sequence   See fewer
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Robert Bray
Lawyer in Fantasy Sequence Lawyer in Fantasy Sequence   See fewer
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Henry Fonda
Henry Fonda (scenes deleted) Henry Fonda (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Frank Albertson
Frank Albertson (uncredited) Frank Albertson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Albertson
Grace Albertson - First Nighter (uncredited) Grace Albertson - First Nighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brooks Atkinson
Brooks Atkinson (uncredited) Brooks Atkinson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vivian Blaine
Vivian Blaine (uncredited) Vivian Blaine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Perry Botkin Sr.
Ukelele Player (uncredited) Ukelele Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Mason Brown
Critic (uncredited) Critic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Constance Carpenter
Constance Carpenter - Anna (in 'The King and I') (uncredited) Constance Carpenter - Anna (in 'The King and I') (uncredited)   See fewer
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June Collyer
June Collyer - First Nighter (uncredited) June Collyer - First Nighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Erwin
Stuart Erwin - First Nighter (uncredited) Stuart Erwin - First Nighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gilford
Box Office Clerk (uncredited) Box Office Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dolly Haas
Dolly Haas (uncredited) Dolly Haas (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Hammerstein
Dorothy Hammerstein (uncredited) Dorothy Hammerstein (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nedda Harrigan
Nedda Harrigan (uncredited) Nedda Harrigan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Hirschfeld
Al Hirschfeld (uncredited) Al Hirschfeld (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Jaffe
Sam Jaffe- First Nighter (uncredited) Sam Jaffe- First Nighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Mailman (uncredited) Mailman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jessie Royce Landis
Jessie Royce Landis - First Nighter (uncredited) Jessie Royce Landis - First Nighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lawrence Langner
Lawrence Langner - Theatre Guild Member (uncredited) Lawrence Langner - Theatre Guild Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Lynn
Jeffrey Lynn - First Nighter (uncredited) Jeffrey Lynn - First Nighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Archer MacDonald
Graham (uncredited) Graham (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elsa Maxwell
Elsa Maxwell - First Nighter (uncredited) Elsa Maxwell - First Nighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan McCracken
Joan McCracken - First Nighter (uncredited) Joan McCracken - First Nighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gilbert Miller
Gilbert Miller - Theatre Guild Member (uncredited) Gilbert Miller - Theatre Guild Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ward Morehouse
Ward Morehouse - Critic (uncredited) Ward Morehouse - Critic (uncredited)   See fewer
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B.S. Pully
B. S. Pully (uncredited) B. S. Pully (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lydia Reed
Lydia (uncredited) Lydia (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Rodgers
Dorothy Rodgers (uncredited) Dorothy Rodgers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jo Ann Sayers
Bride in Musical Number (uncredited) Bride in Musical Number (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Schwartz
Arthur Schwartz - Theatre Guild Member (uncredited) Arthur Schwartz - Theatre Guild Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton - First Nighter (uncredited) Maureen Stapleton - First Nighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Regis Toomey
Desk Sergeant (uncredited) Desk Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leon Tyler
Boy Actor (uncredited) Boy Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Williams
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Estelle Winwood
Estelle Winwood - First Nighter (uncredited) Estelle Winwood - First Nighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peggy Wood
Peggy Wood - Theatre Guild Member (uncredited) Peggy Wood - Theatre Guild Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 58 votes