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Varieties on Parade (1951)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Coogan ... Himself
Eddie Garr Eddie Garr ... Himself / Master of Ceremonies
Tom Neal ... Himself
Eddie Dean ... Himself
Iris Adrian ... Herself
Lyle Talbot ... Himself
The Bobby Harrison Trio The Bobby Harrison Trio ... Comic Musical Act
Jimmy Mulcay Jimmy Mulcay ... Himself / Harmonica Player (as Jimmie Mulcay)
Mildred Mulcay Mildred Mulcay ... Herself / Harmonica Player
Duke Johnson Duke Johnson ... Juggler
Harry C. Johnson Harry C. Johnson ... Juggler (as Harry Johnson)
Paul Gordon Paul Gordon ... Comic Cyclist
The Diacoffs The Diacoffs ... Cyclists
The Russ Saunders Troupe The Russ Saunders Troupe ... Teeterboard Acrobats
Al Mardo Al Mardo ... Dog Act
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60 MINUTES of FOOTLIGHT FUN and ENTERTAINMENT! (original print ad - mostly caps) See more »

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Comedy | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 July 1951 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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good variety in Varieties on Parade
20 February 2011 | by froberts73See all my reviews

No this ain't not no MGM musical. Big names do not abound. Colors are black and white. Plot? They don't even try for one unless you count the four minutes or so where ushers and other somewhat pretty types look you in the camera, take you to your seat and tell you they hope you will enjoy the show.

And, you will. There are variety acts after variety acts and, with one or two exceptions, all of them are thoroughly enjoyable.

I will not bring up the obvious - you know - mentioning Ed Sullivan. At any rate it's fun to sit for an hour in awe and wonderment - those are two towns in Arkansas - and enjoy the entertainment without a plethora of annoying commercials. Gotta pee? Hurry. This fun flick moves without letup.

It's another VCI - very cool individuals - presentation that is rated G - for - well - great.


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