42nd Street

1933 • 89 minutes
16 reviews
Watch in a web browser or on supported devices Learn More

About this movie

"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.

Ratings and reviews

16 reviews
Donna Mongelli
March 16, 2014
Busby Berkeley dance and witty script and cast of 1000. They knew how to make movies. This is escapist entertainment at its best. If you love movies "about the biz" also see Yankee Doodle Dandy. It does not get better than these two.
3 people found this review helpful
Did you find this helpful?

Rate this movie

Tell us what you think.