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Footlight Parade (1933) Poster

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Film debut of Dorothy Lamour.
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In a documentary, The John Garfield Story (2003), 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. Whoever the extra is, he's a dead ringer for Mr. Garfield.
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The film that Guy Kibbee and Arthur Hohl takes James Cagney to see is The Telegraph Trail (1933).
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This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1992.
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John Garfield is often credited as being an extra in this film, five 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.
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The actress who successfully auditions in the "Ah the Moon is Here" number is Gracie Barrie. She is not credited but a 1933 press release identifies her.
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