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Footlight Parade (1933)

Footlight Parade                                  (1933)
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James Cagney James Cagney
Chester Kent
Joan Blondell Joan Blondell
Nan Prescott
Ruby Keeler Ruby Keeler
Bea Thorn
Dick Powell Dick Powell
Scotty Blair
Frank McHugh Frank McHugh
Guy Kibbee Guy Kibbee
Silas Gould
Ruth Donnelly Ruth Donnelly
Mrs. Harriet Gould
Hugh Herbert Hugh Herbert

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Manuel Seff Manuel Seff
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James Seymour James Seymour
(screen play)


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Chester Kent produces Musical Comedies on the stage. With the beginning of the talkies era he changes to producing short musical prologues for movies. But this is stressing him, because he always needs new units and his rival is always stealing his ideas. So he can get an contract with a producer, if he is able to stage in three days three new prologues. In spite of great problems he does it.
Release date: 21 October 1933
Tags: Musical (4), Fraud (3), Comedy (3), Blackmail (3), Romance (3), Divorce (3), Dance (3), Mouse (3), Audition (2), Music (2), Rehearsal (2), Dancer (2), Drunkenness (2), 1930s (2), B&w (2), Hypocrisy (2), New York City (2), Drugstore (1), Mole (1), Aquatic Dancing (1)
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"FOOTLIGHT PARADE - BY A WATERFALL In 1933, the elaborate choreography of Busby Berkley was the toast of the town, with three hugely entertaining musicals displaying the best of his inspired, kaleidoscopic style: '42nd Street', 'Gold Diggers of 1933' and 'Footlight Parade'. While 'Gold Diggers of 1933' is by far the best film, 'Footlight Parade' features what is arguably Berkley's most accomplished and famous routine. 'By a Waterfall' is an astonishing aquatic ballet in which a group of swim-cap"

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