It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice gave offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era to see and for the first time can be heard in a gaudy, grandiose music comedy revue. But also appear actors and actresses from the first 'talkies', stars from Broadway and of course the German shepherd Rin-Tin-Tin. Frank Fay is the host of the more than 70 well-known stars who show various acts.
FROM SHAKESPEARE TO SYNCOPATION! (Print Ad- Buffalo Courier-Express,((Bufalo, NY)) 5 January 1930)
29 December 1929 (USA)
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Also Known As:
A Parada das Maravilhas
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(Vitaphone) (Western Electric Apparatus)
Aspect Ratio: 1.20 : 1
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Did You Know?
The film contains John Barrymore
's only screen appearance as Richard III, one of his greatest stage successes. However, the excerpt is not from the play "Richard III", but from William Shakespeare
's "Henry VI: Part III", a "prequel" to "Richard III" in which he also appears. See more
Performer for ''Chinese Fantasy'
When you go to sleeping, He will come a creeping. Take away all your rice cakes. Take away all your spice cakes.
Music by John Philip Sousa
Performed when the marching cadets with drums arrive onstage See more