Footlights and Fools

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Footlights and Fools
Poster - Footlights and Fools 01.jpg
Film poster
Directed by William A. Seiter
Produced by John McCormick
Written by Thomas J. Geraghty
Carey Wilson
Starring Colleen Moore
Raymond Hackett
Fredric March
Virginia Lee Corbin
Mickey Bennett
Edward Martindel
Adrienne d'Ambricourt
Music by Alois Reiser
Cinematography Henry Freulich
Sidney Hickox
Production
company
Distributed by Warner Brothers
Release dates
  • November 8, 1929 (1929-11-08) (U.S.)
Running time
78 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Footlights and Fools (1929) is a sound film billed by Warner Brothers as an all-talking musical film, released in Vitaphone with Technicolor sequences.

Plot[edit]

Moore plays the "dual" role of a French singer in America who was originally an American chorus girl in France to acquire a new persona.

Cast[edit]

Production background[edit]

This film was Moore's fourth film under her contract signed February 28, 1929, and followed Smiling Irish Eyes, also with Moore and directed by Seiter.

Preservation status[edit]

This is considered a lost film with only the Vitaphone disks existing.

Soundtrack[edit]

  • "If I Can't Have You (If You Can't Have Me)"
Lyric by Al Bryan
Music by George W. Meyer
Copyright 1929 by Remick Music Corporation
  • "You Can't Believe My Eyes"
Lyric by Al Bryan
Music by George W. Meyer
Copyright 1929 by Remick Music Corporation
  • "Ophelia Will Fool You"
Lyric by Al Bryan
Music by George W. Meyer
Copyright 1929 by Remick Music Corporation
  • "Pilly Pom Pom Plee"
Lyric by Al Bryan
Music by George W. Meyer
Copyright 1929 by Remick Music Corporation

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