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Footlight Serenade (1942)

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A boxing champ gets involved with a Broadway show and a shapely chorine...who's engaged to his new sparring partner.

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Complete credited cast:
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William J. 'Bill' Smith
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Pat Lambert
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Tommy Lundy
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Flo La Verne
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Bruce McKay
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Slap
Cobina Wright ...
Estelle Evans (as Cobina Wright Jr.)
June Lang ...
June
Frank Orth ...
Mike the stage doorman
Mantan Moreland ...
Amos. Tommy's Dresser (as Manton Moreland)
Irving Bacon ...
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Charles Tannen ...
Charlie, Stage manager
George Dobbs ...
Frank, Dance director
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Storyline

Conceited World Champion boxer Tommy Lundy decides to test his popularity in a Broadway show. Tommy always has an eye for the ladies and he starts paying attention to beautiful chorus girl Pat Lambert. Pat's boyfriend Bill Smith isn't impressed with Tommy even though Tommy gets him a boxing part in the show. When Tommy finds out that Pat and Bill were secretly together the night before the show opens, he angrily plans to turn the boxing scene with Bill into a real bout. Written by Gary Jackson <garyjack5@cogeco.ca>

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1 August 1942 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Baci carezze e pugni  »

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Trivia

Twentieth Century-Fox had wanted to borrow Lucille Ball from RKO, but Miss Ball had no interest in playing the secondary part of Flo La Verne. See more »

Quotes

Bruce McKay: She's closed up more nightclubs than the chief of police!
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Soundtracks

I'm Still Crazy for You
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Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Sung by Betty Grable and John Payne
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Not good!
14 September 2000 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

The over acting of Victor Mature and Phil Silvers really grated on me throughout the film. Even Betty Grable and James Gleason can't save this one. There are a few good song and dance routines but on the whole the film just isn't very good. Too bad.


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