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Footlight Serenade (1942)

Footlight Serenade




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Victor Mature plays an arrogant champion boxer who opts for an acting career on Broadway. He falls in love with his costar Betty Grable, who's secretly married to actor John Payne. Unwilling to make public her marriage lest it adversely affect her career, Grable is unsuccessful in fending off Mature's advance, which causes her hubby's blood to boil. As it happens, Payne is also in the show, cast as Mature's sparring partner, and it is within the bounds of this role that he gets his revenge on the pushy pugilist. With the three leading actors playing for laughs, one wonders why 20th Century-Fox put Phil Silvers in the picture.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
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Written By: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Lynn Starling
20th Century Fox Film Corporation


Betty Grable
as Pat Lambert
John Payne
as Bill Smith
Victor Mature
as Tommy Lundy
Jane Wyman
as Flo LaVerne
James Gleason
as Bruce McKay
Cobina Jr. Wright
as Estelle Evans
Frank Orth
as Doorman
Charles Tannen
as Stage manager
George Dobbs
as Dance director
Harry Barris
as Composer
Trudy Marshall
as Secretary
Don Wilson
as Announcer
Wilbur Mack
as Boxing Commissioner
Russ Clark
as Referee
Frankie Van
as Referee
Hermes Pan
as Assistant dance dire...
Bud Mercer
as Dance Specialty
Jim Mercer
as Dance Specialty
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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