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42nd Street

G Retrospective

Synopsis

There's no way like Broadway!

When revered Broadway director Julian Marsh (Warner Baxter) falls on hard times with both his health and his finances, he helms an ambitious musical as a final production before his retirement. His lead actress, Dorothy Brock (Bebe Daniels), is torn between two loves--the show's wealthy backer, Abner Dillon (Guy Kibbee), and the earnest but penniless actor Pat Denning (George Brent) --while aspiring young performer Peggy Sawyer (Ruby Keeler) waits in the wings, hoping for her big break.

Running Time 1hr 29m
Rating G | General
Cast Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ruby Keeler
Director Lloyd Bacon

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