Directed by Frank Borzage, "Stage Door Canteen" is a musical that features many cameo appearances, including Dame Judith Anderson, Ralph Bellamy, Katherine Hepburn, Harpo Marx, Paul Muni, Merle Oberon, and Kenny Baker.
Get the history behind this movie -- and the real-life WWII hotspot it's about and its Hollywood counterpart -- in the latest edition of Classic Cool Context.
Cartoon: Superman in "Secret Agent"
Film Feature: "Stage Door Canteen"
Newsreel: I. "The Real New York & Los Angeles Stage Door Canteens"
Musical Interlude: The Andrews Sisters, "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree"