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Footlight Parade

Footlight Parade(1933)

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  • 'Garfield, John' is often credited as being an extra in this film, 5 years before signing a Hollywood contract with Warner Brothers but researchers are in dispute over whether it is actually Garfield in the shot, which lasts 5/6 of one second onscreen.
  • In a 2003 documentary, "The John Garfield Story", actress Julie Garfield denied that her father, 'John Garfield' , is the sailor-extra he is often credited with being in the "Shanghai Lil" production number.
  • The film that Guy Kibbee takes James Cagney to see is _Telegraph Trial, The (1933)_ .
  • This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1992.


  • Theresann (2008-05-09)

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    Look for the white statuette on the table in the background during a scene between Chester Kent (Cagney) and Miss Rich (Dodd) in Dodd's office. This same statuette can be seen in "The Public Enemy" during Tom Power's (Cagney) scene with Gwen (Harlow).

  • Theresann (2008-05-23)

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    Frank McHugh, who plays a dance instructor in this film, can be seen and heard in the movie that Guy Kibbee takes Cagney to see, The Telegraph Trial.

  • Theresann (2008-05-23)

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    Actress Ann Dvorak, who appeared with Cagney in other films, has a small, uncredited role as a singing lead hopeful. You will see her in the singing audition for "I've Got A Feeling It's Love."

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