Climaxing Warner Bros.' glittering parade of musicals!
Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.
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Comedy, Musical, Romance
Secretary, Dance, Movie Theater, Brother Sister Relationship, Fainting
Black and White
Easygoing, Bright, Lavish, Light, Merry
Has Detailed Data (New)
1, 2, 3
Country Of Origin
Footlight Parade is a 1933 American Pre-Code musical film starring James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler and Dick Powell and featuring Frank McHugh, Guy Kibbee, Hugh Herbert and Ruth Donnelly. The movie was written by Manuel Seff and James Seymour from a story by Robert Lord and Peter Milne, and directed by Lloyd Bacon, with musical numbers created and directed by Busby Berkeley. The film's songs were written by Harry Warren (music) and Al Dubin (lyrics) and Sammy Fain (music) and Irving Kahal (lyrics), and include "By a Waterfall", "Honeymoon Hotel", and "Shanghai Lil".
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