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Footlight Varieties (1951)

| Comedy, Music
A compilation of scenes and acts from various comedy and musical shorts over the years.

Writers:

Felix Adler (segment), D.W. Griffith (segment) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Paar ... Himself - Host
Leon Errol ... Leon Errol (segment "He Forgot To Remember") (archive footage)
The Sportsmen Quartet The Sportsmen Quartet ... Themselves
Bill Days Bill Days ... Member of The Sportsmen Quartet (as The Sportsmen Quartet)
Martin Sperzel Martin Sperzel ... Member of The Sportsmen Quartet (as The Sportsmen Quartet)
Gurney Bell Gurney Bell ... Member of The Sportsmen Quartet (as The Sportsmen Quartet)
Bob Stevens Bob Stevens ... Member of the Sportsmen Quartet (as The Sportsmen Quartet)
Liberace ... Himself
Jerry Murad Jerry Murad ... Himself - Leader of the Harmonicats (as Jerry Murad's Harmonicats)
The Harmonicats The Harmonicats ... Themselves (as Jerry Murad's Harmonicats)
Frankie Carle Frankie Carle ... Himself (segment "Carle Comes Calling") (archive footage) (as Frankie Carle and His Orchestra)
Inesita Inesita ... Gypsy Dancer
Red Buttons ... Himself
Buster West ... Dancer (segment "Radio City Revels") (archive footage)
Melissa Mason Melissa Mason ... Dancer (segment "Radio City Revels") (archive footage)
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A compilation of scenes and acts from various comedy and musical shorts over the years.

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Comedy | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)
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Trivia

D.W. Griffith'a final film. See more »

Connections

Edited from Confidence (1909) See more »

Soundtracks

Hi Time
Written by Martin Sperzel and John Rarig
Performed by The Sportsmen Quartet
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Delightful variety movie
14 March 2003 | by hallchasSee all my reviews

I first saw this movie in the early fifties. It reflects a time when entertainment was performed without so much need for sexual innuendos and foul language. It entertained. I would love to see the movie again and would certainly appreciate a video copy but sadly none are available, are they?


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