Movie Trailer for Stage Door (1937) starring Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, Gail Patrick, Andrea Leeds, Lucille Ball, Jack Carson, Eve Arden, Ann Miller directed by Gregory La Cava Movie Review

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Trailer for Stage Door

Despite coming from a wealthy family, Terry Randall (Katharine Hepburn - Sylvia Scarlett) is determined to make something of her life without the use of the family name or money and what she plans to do is to become a star of the stage. It is why Terry shows up at the Footlight Club a home for aspiring actresses, a diverse bunch of wannabees and has beens as well as those who have tasted success and are now desperate trying to obtain that feeling again. Finding herself sharing a room with cynical and feisty Jean (Ginger Rogers - Shall We Dance), Terry slowly comes to realise the life of an aspiring actress is not as simple as she imagined and those in power are prone to abuse it as in the case of producer Tony Powell (Adolphe Menjou) who having been using actress Linda (Gail Patrick) as a personal escort turns his affections towards Jean. And he also offers Terry the lead role in his new production, with a little behind the scenes persuasion from Terry's father, a role which talented actress Kay Hamilton (Andrea Leeds) had been pinning her hopes on. ... Read Review