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Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (1929)

Lila Beaumont is an understudy in a Broadway musical. Her boyfriend, George Shelby, arrives in New York hoping to take Lila back home with him to marry. George buys a majority interest in ... See full summary »

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Lila Beaumont
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Jay Darrell
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Ann Foster
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Al Leaton
Stepin Fetchit ...
Swifty
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Martin
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Stage Manager
Arthur Kay ...
Orchestra Leader
Mario Dominici ...
Le Maire
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Lead Dancer In Fashion Number
Melva Cornell
Paula Langlen
David Percey
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Storyline

Lila Beaumont is an understudy in a Broadway musical. Her boyfriend, George Shelby, arrives in New York hoping to take Lila back home with him to marry. George buys a majority interest in the show, planning to fire Lila after she refuses to quit the show. But when Lila goes on in place of the temperamental star, she is a great success and George is able to sell the show back to the original investors at a profit. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Musical

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25 May 1929 (USA)  »

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The William Fox Movietone Follies of 1929  »

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1.20 : 1
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Trivia

This film is believed lost. Please check your attic. See more »

Connections

Referenced in To aroma tou hronou (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Why Can't I Be Like You?
Written by Con Conrad, Archie Gottler and Sidney D. Mitchell
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