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Basic Info Rusty's rating: 76
Notable as: Musical comedySub-Category: Musical, Musical comedy, Backstage Musical, Comedy, Romance FilmNarrative location: New York CityRuntime: 89 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Lloyd Bacon, Busby BerkeleyScreenwriter: Rian JamesMusic: Harry WarrenCinematography: Sol PolitoStars: Warner Baxter, George Brent, Bebe Daniels, Ginger Rogers, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Ned Sparks, Allen Jenkins, Una Merkel, George E. Stone Producer: Darryl F. ZanuckStudio: Warner Bros.Awards won: National Film RegistryAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Picture
Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing
Award details: (details at IMDb)
Description

42nd Street is a 1933 American Warner Bros. musical film directed by Lloyd Bacon with choreography by Busby Berkeley. The songs were written by Harry Warren and Al Dubin, and the script was written by Rian James and James Seymour, with Whitney Bolton, from the novel of the same name by Bradford Ropes. The film is a backstage musical, and was very successful at the box office. 42nd Street was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1934, and in 1998 it was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". In 2006 this film ranked 13th on the American Film Institute's list of best musicals.


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