Fanchon & Marco Presention with Footlight Parade

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Showings

Old Town Music Hall Sun, Jul 24 2:30 PM
Film Info
Release Year:1933
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Busby Berkeley
Cast:James Cagney
Joan Blondell
Ruby Keeler

Description

FANCHON & MARCO: THEATRICAL PIONEERS
Hosted by Steve Simon
with
FOOTLIGHT PARADE
1933 • James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell
A wonderful afternoon immersed in the lives of the theatrical producing duo Fanchon and
Marco. Host Steve Simon (Fanchon’s grandson) shares clips, photos and stories about Fanchon
and Marco’s large-scale theatrical tours and dance productions of the 20s and 30s, highlighting
many of their most lavish productions. The presentation concludes with the full-length feature
film Footlight Parade, a depression-era masterpiece that is one of the greatest 1930s musical
extravaganzas. Directed and choreographed by the creative genius Busby Berkeley, the film
spotlights the exemplary work of Fanchon and Marco.