Main Street to Broadway (1953) - Rotten Tomatoes

Main Street to Broadway (1953)





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In this backstage drama, a struggling young playwright's effort s to make it on Broadway leads to success. What is most interesting about the film are the number of cameos from famous stars of stage and screen including Rodgers and Hammerstein who perform There's Music in You.


Tom Morton
as The Playwright - Tony Monaco
Agnes Moorehead
as Mildred Waterbury
Herb Shriner
as Frank Johnson
Mary Murphy
as Mary Craig
Rosemary DeCamp
as Mrs. Craig
Leo Durocher
as Himself
Faye Emerson
as Herself
Rex Harrison
as Himself
Helen Hayes
as Herself
Joshua Logan
as Himself
Mary Martin
as Herself
Lilli Palmer
as Herself
Cornel Wilde
as Himself
Bill Rigney
as Himself
Florence Bates
as Mrs. Bessmer in Fantasy Sequence
Madge Kennedy
as Mrs. Cope in Fantasy Sequence
Carl Benton Reid
as Judge Robbins in Fantasy Sequence
Frank Ferguson
as Mr. Cope in Fantasy Sequence
Robert Bray
as Lawyer in Fantasy Sequence
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Critic Reviews for Main Street to Broadway

All Critics (1)

Brief glimpses of numerous showbusiness celebrities and Tallulah Bankhead's funny caricature of a demure housewife are hardly enough to outweigh the many deficiencies of this strained, synthetic comedy-drama.

October 16, 2019 | Full Review…

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