Soldiers at the stage door, Second World War, c 1939-1945.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
'At the stage door after Tommy has seen the show, he takes a chance and sends a note to one of the girls he has seen in the show. He now takes the place of the Stage Door Johnny of pre-war days. His friend was certainly in luck while he was busy writing his note, and the stage door keeper keeps a wary eye on the barrier'.