"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
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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. See more
He knows what he's fighting for. He's fighting for the kind of world in which you and he can live together in happiness and peace and love. Don't ever think about quitting. Don't ever stop for a minute... working, fighting,praying until we've got that kind of a world. For you, for him, for your children... for the whole human race. Days without end. Amen.
All rights granted by the American Theater Wing which gratefully acknowledges and credits the producers, stars and members of all the theatrical unions, guilds, crafts and associations for their participation in the creation and continuance of the original Stage Door Canteen. See more
Spoofed in Stage Door Cartoon
Why Don't You Do Right
Music and Lyrics by Joe McCoy
Played by the Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
and sung by Peggy Lee See more