MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 71,625 this week

Footlight Fever (1941)

Passed  -  Comedy  -  21 March 1941 (USA)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 41 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 9997 titles
created 26 Nov 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Footlight Fever" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Footlight Fever (1941)

Footlight Fever (1941) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Footlight Fever.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Three former marines have a hard time readjusting to civilian life. Perry can't deal with the loss of the use of his legs. William is in trouble with bad debts. And Cliff can't decide what ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk
Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Robert Mitchum, Guy Madison
Station West (1948)
Certificate: Passed Action | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Dick Powell stars as Haven, a government private investigator assigned to investigate the murders of two cavalrymen. Travelling incognito, Haven arrives in a small frontier outpost, where ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lanfield
Stars: Dick Powell, Jane Greer, Agnes Moorehead
Ruthless (1948)
Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Horace Vendig shows himself to the world as a rich philanthropist. In fact, the history of his rise from his unhappy broken home shows this to be far from the case. After being taken in by ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
Stars: Zachary Scott, Louis Hayward, Diana Lynn
Romance | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A dancer disappears from a theather and then William Powell and society beauty Ginger Rogers solve the murder.

Director: Stephen Roberts
Stars: William Powell, Ginger Rogers, Paul Kelly
Room Service (1938)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A penniless theatrical producer must outwit the hotel efficiency expert trying to evict him from his room, while securing a backer for his new play.

Director: William A. Seiter
Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx
Mr. Lucky (1943)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A gambler has plans to swindle money from a charity program, but starts to have second thoughts when he falls for a rich society girl.

Director: H.C. Potter
Stars: Cary Grant, Laraine Day, Charles Bickford
Love Affair (1939)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

French playboy Michel Marnet and American Terry McKay fall in love aboard ship. They arrange to reunite 6 months later, after Michel has had a chance to earn a decent living.

Director: Leo McCarey
Stars: Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Polly Parrish, a clerk at Merlin's Department Store, is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a foundling. Outraged at Polly's unmotherly conduct, David Merlin becomes determined to keep ... See full summary »

Director: Garson Kanin
Stars: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn
Curtain Call (1940)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A naive playwright sells her awful play, "The End of Everything," to two Broadway producers who want to get even with an ungrateful star.

Director: Frank Woodruff
Stars: Barbara Read, Alan Mowbray, Helen Vinson
Certificate: Passed Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: William A. Seiter
Stars: Zasu Pitts, Pert Kelton, Edward Everett Horton
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Kay Kingsley, a sophisticated and successful songwriter in New York City. falls in love with a widowed rancher, Chris Heyward, she meets at the Madison Square Garden Rodeo and they get ... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall
Stars: Irene Dunne, Fred MacMurray, William Demarest
Melody Cruise (1933)
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A bachelor millionaire on a cruise is protected by a friend from the avid attentions of a crowd of husband (and fortune) seeking girls.

Director: Mark Sandrich
Stars: Charles Ruggles, Phil Harris, Helen Mack
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Donald MacBride ...
Elisabeth Risdon ...
Aunt Hattie Drake
Lee Bonnell ...
John Carter
Elyse Knox ...
Eileen Drake
Charles Quigley ...
Spike
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Link - Insurance Agent
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

RKO RADIO RIOT! (original ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 March 1941 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Some cast members in studio records/casting call lists did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. These were (with their character names): Kitty O'Neil (Amazon), Gene Collins (Dead end kid) and Alee Luke (Waiter). In addition Carol Hughes was in a Hollywood Reporter production chart, but she did not appear in the film either. See more »

Connections

Follows Curtain Call (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

The Oceana Roll
(1911)
Music by Lucien Denni
Lyrics by Roger Lewis
In the score when Crandall and Avery call on Hattie dressed as sailors
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Sequel to "Curtain Call" is very different in style
3 June 2013 | by (London) – See all my reviews

This sequel to "Curtain Call" is a much broader comedy with Mowbray and MacBride camping it up something shocking in a silly story about impoverished theatrical producers trying to raise money for a new Broadway play from a Miss Havisham-like recluse (Risdon). The pair aren't great comic actors and it's easy to see why the partnership didn't survive this film. But Mowbray gets to perform a very long variation on the old gag in which a hammy stage actor refuses to lie down when shot. It may once have raised a laugh or two. Otherwise the direction is terribly slow for this kind of lowbrow farce. The supporting cast are nobodies.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Footlight Fever (1941) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?