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Stage Door Canteen Overview:

Stage Door Canteen (1943) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Frank Borzage and produced by Frank Borzage, Sol Lesser and Barney Briskin.

Academy Awards 1943 --- Ceremony Number 16 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringFrederic E. RichNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by James Monaco; Lyrics by Al DubinNominated
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Stage Door Canteen (1943)

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 14, 2016 From 4 Star Films

Director Frank Borzage’s Stage Door Canteen is a gentle-handed piece of propaganda. It plays out rather like a scripted 1940s wartime reality.?It’s less a film and more of a historical relic commemorating the eponymous Stage Door Canteen in New York City. Thus, any effort to give it some... Read full article


Stage Door Canteen (1943)

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 14, 2016 From 4 Star Films

Director Frank Borzage’s Stage Door Canteen is a gentle-handed piece of propaganda. It plays out rather like a scripted 1940s wartime reality.?It’s less a film and more of a historical relic commemorating the eponymous Stage Door Canteen in New York City. Thus, any effort to give it some... Read full article


Stage Door Canteen (1943)

By Beatrice on Oct 12, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Stage Door Canteen Directed by Frank Borzage Written by Delmer Daves 1943/USA Sol Lesser Productions First viewing/Netflix rental This is a review of the kind of acts that played, or might have played, at the Stage Door Canteen operated by the leading lights of the Broadway theater in New York ... Read full article


Musical Monday VETERAN’S DAY DOUBLE FEATURE: “Stage Door Canteen” (1943) and “Hollywood Canteen” (1944)

on Nov 11, 2013 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. In honor of Veteran’s Day, Comet Over Holly... Read full article


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There are two main versions of this movie. One that runs at about 132 minutes and a shorter TV version which runs around the 93 minute mark, the latter of which is the more omnipresent version available.
Allen Jenkins who is the MC near the end of the film was the voice for cartoon character Officer Dibble on the cartoon series Top Cat about 20 years later.
With the song "I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen", Irving Berlin paid homage to the Stage Door Canteen in the movie, This Is the Army.
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