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Footlight Parade

Footlight Parade is a 1933 musical film which tells the story of a man struggling to replace his earlier career as a Broadway musical producer with a new career as a creator of short musical films in the era of talkies. But he has a rival who is stealing his work. It stars James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Frank McHugh, Ruth Donnelly and Guy Kibbee.

The movie was written by Manuel Seff and James Seymour from a story by Robert Lord and Peter Milne. It was directed by Lloyd Bacon.

The film has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.