42nd Street

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When revered Broadway director Julian Marsh (Warner Baxter) falls on hard times with both his health and his finances, he helms an ambitious musical as a final production before his retirement. His lead actress, Dorothy Brock (Bebe Daniels), is torn between two loves--the show's wealthy backer, Abner Dillon (Guy Kibbee), and the earnest but penniless actor Pat Denning (George Brent) --while aspiring young performer Peggy Sawyer (Ruby Keeler) waits in the wings, hoping for her big break.

Release details

Release date:
Thursday February 2 1933
Duration:
89 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Lloyd Bacon
Screenwriter:
James Seymour, Rian James
Cast:
Warner Baxter
Ruby Keeler
Bebe Daniels
Dick Powell
Guy Kibbee
George Brent
Ginger Rogers
Una Merkel
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