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Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (1929)

Passed | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 25 May 1929 (USA)
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 »

Director:

David Butler

Writers:

David Butler (story), Billy K. Wells (dialogue) (as William K. Wells)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Breeden ... George Shelby
Lola Lane ... Lila Beaumont
DeWitt Jennings ... Jay Darrell
Sharon Lynn ... Ann Foster
Arthur Stone ... Al Leaton
Stepin Fetchit ... Swifty
Warren Hymer ... Martin
Archie Gottler ... Stage Manager
Arthur Kay Arthur Kay ... Orchestra Leader
Mario Dominici Mario Dominici ... Le Maire
Sue Carol
Dixie Lee ... Lead Dancer In Fashion Number
Melva Cornell Melva Cornell
Paula Langlen Paula Langlen
David Percey 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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The cream of America's youth, with a song and a laugh on their lips and feet that are never still, in an all-singing, all-dancing, all-talking musical comedy that is all joy. (Print Ad- Endicott Bulletin, ((Endicott, NY)) 24 September 1929) See more »


Certificate:

Passed
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This film is believed lost. See more »


Soundtracks

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

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Movietone Follies of 1929 See more »

Filming Locations:

Havana, Cuba See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(original)

Sound Mix:

Mono (MovieTone)

Color:

Black and White | Color (Multicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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