Footlight Serenade

Footlight Serenade

Director: Gregory Ratoff

Cast: Gregory Ratoff, John Payne, Betty Grable, Victor Mature

     
 

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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,… See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/01/1998
UPC:
0086162171932
Original Release:
1942
Rating:
NR
Source:
20th Century Fox

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Payne Bill Smith
Betty Grable Pat Lambert
Victor Mature Tommy Lundy
Jane Wyman Flo LaVerne
Phil Silvers Slap
James Gleason Bruce McCay
Cobina Wright Estelle Evans
June Lang June
Frank Orth Mike, the Doorman
Mantan Moreland Dresser
Irving Bacon Porter
Charles Tannen Stage manager
George Dobbs Dance director
Harry Barris Composer
Russ Clark Actor
Frank Coghlan Usher
John Dilson Clerk
George Holmes Boy
Wilbur Mack Boxing Commissioner
Trudy Marshall Secretary
Pat McKee Pug
William Newell Writer
Sheila Ryan Girl
Frankie Van Referee
Don Wilson Announcer
Hermes Pan Assistant dance director

Technical Credits
Gregory Ratoff Director
William Le Baron Producer
Richard Day Art Director
Kenneth Earl Original Story
Robert Ellis Screenwriter
Lee Garmes Cinematographer
Roger Hemen Art Director
Charles Henderson Musical Direction/Supervision
Helen Logan Screenwriter
Earl Luick Costumes/Costume Designer
Hermes Pan Choreography
Ralph Rainger Score Composer
Robert L. Simpson Editor
Lynn Starling Screenwriter

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