REEL 13
Classics

42nd Street

Air Date: Saturday November 14, 2009 at 9pm on THIRTEEN

42nd Street

42nd Street

42nd Street (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. Call it dated, but it’s aged to perfection, and the final twenty minute sequence will leave you tapping your toes, with a smile on your face and a song in your heart. Movies — never mind musicals — just don’t get any better than this.

Directed by Lloyd Bacon

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  • mercedes diaz

    musical of all musicals.the scenes are spectacular.
    the score is so upbeat. they do not make musicals
    like this anymore. it is also full of comedy.great
    story line.

  • Vincenzo

    42nd Street, became my favorite. I fell in love with Ruby Keeler. Boy, can she tap dance. I love the setting, and although I have seen this musical on stage, it is in no comparison with this movie. Especially, the scene with buildings, then forming to the Empire State Bldg. If they had done the remake of 42nd street at Radio City Music Hall, then it would be a fantastic musical. That stage is meant for such a musical like 42nd Street. I hope 13 plays this classic again.

  • Parbatie Singh

    Would like to see this movie on Reel 13. Thanks.