42nd Street

42nd Street
42nd Street
  • UR
  • 1h 29m
  • 1933
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"You're going out there a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!" The film that launched the Golden Age of Hollywood musicals, 42nd Street traces the creation of a Broadway show from its first casting call through its blockbuster opening night--when the leading lady twists her ankle and a young chorus girl (Ruby Keller) takes her place and becomes a star. Starring Ruby Keeler and Dick Powell, and featuring Ginger Rogers and choreography by Busby Berkley.
42nd Street© 1933 Supplementary Material Compilation ©2015 Turner Entertainment Co. Package Design

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

New York Times
Mordaunt Hall

The liveliest and one of the most tuneful screen musical comedies that has come out of Hollywood.

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Geoff Andrew

Berkeley choreographs chorines and camera with mischievous dexterity.

June 21, 2017
Classic Film and Television
Michael E. Grost

Film benefits from great musical numbers and its portrait of the show's director, one of the few w...

June 25, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:March 8, 1933
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
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