"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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Did You Know?
The film's storyline of a G.I.'s romance with a Canteen girl named Irene was inspired by the song, "I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen", written by Irving Berlin
, and recorded in 1942 by singer Kenny Baker
(who appears in this film). The opening lyrics of the song are, "I left my heart at the Stage Door Canteen / I left it there with a girl named Irene." See more
Say, how do you look out of uniform?
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Spoofed in Stage Door Cartoon
We Musn't Say Goodbye
Music by James V. Monaco
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Played by the Freddy Martin Orchestra
Sung by Lanny Ross
(uncredited) See more