Footlight Parade
Footlight Parade (1933)

In this film, James Cagney plays a Broadway musical comedy producer who is unceremoniously put out of business when talking pictures arrive. However, Jimmy hits upon a swell idea: he'll stage musical "prologues" for movie… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 21, 2006
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's the third successful teaming of choreographer Busby Berkeley with stars Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler.

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Chris Cabin
Filmcritic.com

generates laughs at a criminal rate

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not the best of the Berkeley Warner musicals, but close.

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Stella Dallas
fun and funny musical with cagney and dick powell. mindblowing busby berkeley numbers in the second half. the last one includes an opium den. also i think… More
jay nixon
Everybody is full of boundless energy and the musical numbers are truly awesome.
Jennifer Xu
Out of Busby Berkeley's early trifecta this is easily his weakest of his plots, but the most imaginative of the musical numbers. But give me the gritty,… More