Needing help

i have a flash project where i have spent about 10 hours trying to get my mc from scene1 to play out and the go to scene2 i have tried, in scene1 i have mc and action. in mc i have the sound, movie and action at end of movie to jump or goto the next send the only time i get it to go the the next scene is when is stop the movie from playing completely then it starts at scene2.
gotoAndPlay(“scene2”, 1);
gotoAndStop(“scene2”, 1);
i even renamed them any ideas
im frustrated