Footlight Parade
Footlight Parade (1933)

The last--and to some aficionados, the best--of choreographer Busby Berkeley's three Warner Bros. efforts of 1933, Footlight Parade stars James Cagney as a Broadway musical comedy producer. Cagney is unceremoniously put out of business… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 30, 1933
DVD 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

generates laughs at a criminal rate

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
Antonius Block
This is a fantastic film that saves its best for last. It starts off as a good Cagney-Blondell pairing, with him playing a theater producer whose job is in… 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