"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?
These people represent the flesh and spirit that stopped the Germans at Stalingrad. Did I say 'stopped'? I meant 'exterminated'!
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Featured in Showbiz Goes to War
Music by James V. Monaco
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Played by Count Basie and His Orchestra
(credited as Count Basie Orchestra)
Sung by Ethel Waters
(uncredited) See more