With 1944s hollywood canteen, writerdirector delmar daves decided to use the story of the one millionth serviceman to enter the canteen as the basis for his plot. Inside the canteen, the most glamorous names in the film industry performed menial labor by preparing food, waiting tables, and cleaning. Knowing they couldnt meet until after he died and became a whitelighter, piper. Hollywood canteenmartha odriscoll with sailor at the hollywood canteen hc127 1943. Even though the majority of visitors were us servicemen, the canteen was open to. Posters and lobby cards from the hollywood canteen. Apr 24, 2020 hollywood canteen is a complete movie memorabilia ship located in toronto, canada. A great source of revenue came from a film he urged warner bros. The film was written and directed by delmer daves and received three oscar nominations.
The hollywood canteen where movie stars were at your service. Region 2 this dvd may not be viewable outside europe. It became a popular hangout location for both soldiers and locals, including actors. Dakota, a young soldier on a pass in new york city, visits the famed stage door canteen, where famous stars of the theatre and films appear and host a recr. Hollywood canteen 1944 what are you doin with the rest of your life jack carson and jane wyman duration. The hollywood canteen was a diner created in 1942 to serve food to soldiers who passed by the city while on their way overseas. Hollywood canteen authordirector delmer daves scripted stage door canteen for sol lesser in early 1943 and he parlayed himself into another smasheroo for warners with hollywood canteen. Hollywood canteen is a film that, for what it is, is about as effective as it can be.
Hollywood, broadway and the uso united service organizations. Choose from hollywood canteen sheet music for such popular songs as dont fence me in, dont fence me in bb instrument, and dont fence me in eb instrument. Hollywood canteen 1944 bette davis john garfield jack benny. View all hotels near the hollywood canteen on tripadvisor. When slim mentions his desire to see movie stars, he is directed to the hollywood canteen, a gathering place for soldiers that is run by motion picture actors and actresses. The hollywood canteen toronto all you need to know. Even though the majority of visitors were us servicemen, the canteen was open to servicemen of allied countries as. Hollywood canteen is a world war twoera propaganda film that takes place in the real hollywood canteen, a wartime nightclub for g. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options.
After he is injured in battle, he and his pal, sergeant nolan, are sent to hollywood, california for rest and recreation before they ship out again. Watch hollywood canine canteen my nursery rhymes on. It operated at 1451 cahuenga boulevard between october 3, 1942, and november 22, 1945 thanksgiving day, as a club offering food, dancing and entertainment for servicemen, usually on their way overseas. But you better get there fast, joe, the line to get in is long. Hollywood canteen starred joan leslie and robert hutton, and featured cameos from many of the stars who volunteered at the canteen. Hollywood canteen also has fewer celebrity cameos and musical numbers and more plot while stage door canteen is the opposite. Even in 1944, the hollywood canteen was mistaken for a uso club. See more ideas about hollywood, john garfield and canteen. Hollywood canteen where the soldiers met the stars.
A deadly april 14, 1988, car bombing outside a uso center in naples, italy, altered the definition of. During world war ii, hollywood gave its all to support the boys defending their country. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. This wonderful short featuring dinah shore, tells the story of the hollywood canteen, a converted barn located in hollywood. The usos famed stage door and hollywood canteens during world war ii.
Directed by delmer daves, film is designed as a revue of hollywood stars showcasing their support for the troops through the hollywood canteen, a club offering food and entertainment for uniformed servicemen with hollywoods brightest stars volunteering their labor, free of charge. Hollywood hospitality at the hollywood canteen the national. The first was to north africa and italy, where she became the first entertainer to. Directed by 1 writing credits 1 cast 125 produced by 2 cinematography by 1 film editing by 1 art direction by 1 set decoration by 1 makeup department 3 production management 1 second unit director or. The brain child of bette davies and john garfield, the hollywood canteen served up wartime escapism with more than a dollop of movie magic. Among many other efforts, celebrities ran a club where troops could talk, dance and meet their favorite stars. Hollywood canteen is a 1944 american musical romantic comedy film starring joan leslie, robert hutton, dane clark and features many stars appearing as themselves in cameo roles. After learning of the success of new yorks stage door canteen, bette davis. With bette davis, john garfield, the andrews sisters, jack benny.
Regarder hollywood canteen 1944 toutes les infos sur le film complet hollywood canteen en francais, streaming gratuit, soustitres et audio dorigine. Opening in 1942, the canteen only served serviceman, but thats not what made the canteen so special. Please feel free to search through our poster inventory. Hollywood canteenjane withers with soldiers sitting at the angels table at the hollywood canteen hc128. Use the map below to find your nearest canteen branch or franchise. Davis recognised the importance of the work she had done at the canteen, later saying, there are few accomplishments in my life that i am sincerely proud of. Were right around the corner, from the rocky coast of maine to the warm sands of southern california, in bustling metropolitan areas and small town, usa. Hollywood musicals 10pc hideho, fabulous dorseys, this is the army, pvt. With a little friendly help from john garfield, slim gets to kiss joan leslie, whom he has been dreaming about while in the pacific.
Hollywood canteen is a gem of a movie what a movie compiled into one motion picture, you get to see the most famous stars of the day. We have moved to our new location just 2 blocks east of where we were. But he thinks she tricked him as he boards his train and shes not there to see him off. Stage door canteen is more of a revue of broadway star while hollywood canteen has all the earmarks of a hollywood film. Hutton falls for leslie, wins a date with her in a phony raffle set up at the hollywood canteen, and the sparks fly right away.
See more ideas about hollywood, john garfield and hollywood stars. This organization has not provided guidestar with a mission statement. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing hollywood canteen near you. The hollywood canteen toronto 2020 all you need to. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. The film shown to the gis on new guinea was the hard way, starring ida lupino. Piper halliwell visited the canteen twice looking for thenmortal leo wyatt. Hollywood canteen foundation p9036 guidestar profile.1174 261 769 516 1461 149 134 674 348 422 1151 922 346 528 7 104 747 949 1465 1580 727 860 1477 568 793 171 745 30 17