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300 Ratings

42nd Street

Directed by Lloyd Bacon
United States, 1933


The source from which all modern musicals flow: An ailing Broadway director returns to produce one final show, but his leading lady is injured and must be replaced by a novice.

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42nd Street
Directed by Lloyd Bacon

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1934 | 2 nominations including: Best Picture


2012 | Guest Artistic Director Bernardo Bertolucci

National Film Preservation Board

1998 | Winner: National Film Registry

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