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Paramount on Parade

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Paramount on Parade is a 1930 all-star American pre-Code revue released by Paramount Pictures, directed by several directors including Edmund Goulding, Dorothy Arzner, Ernst Lubitsch, Rowland V. Lee, A. Edward Sutherland, Lothar Mendes, Otto Brower, Edwin H. Knopf, Frank Tuttle, and Victor Schertzinger—all supervised by the production supervisor, singer, actress, and songwriter Elsie Janis.

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Paramount on Parade
Warner Oland, Clive Brook, William Powell and Eugene Pallette in the "Murder Will Out" sequence
Directed byEdmund Goulding and 10 other directors
Written byJoseph L. Mankiewicz
Produced byJesse L. Lasky
Adolph Zukor
Albert S. Kaufman
Elsie Janis
B. P. Schulberg
StarringJean Arthur
Richard Arlen
George Bancroft
Clara Bow
Evelyn Brent
Mary Brian
Nancy Carroll
Leon Errol
Maurice Chevalier
Gary Cooper
Kay Francis
Richard "Skeets" Gallagher
James Hall
Helen Kane
Fredric March
Nino Martini
Jack Oakie
William Powell
Charles "Buddy" Rogers
Lillian Roth
Fay Wray
CinematographyVictor Milner
Harry Fischbeck
Edited byMerrill G. White
Music byHarold Jackson
Richard A. Whiting
Elsie Janis
Ballard MacDonald
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • April 22, 1930 (1930-04-22)
Running time
102 minutes
CountryUnited States

Featured stars included Jean Arthur, Richard Arlen, Clara Bow, Evelyn Brent, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Jack Oakie, Helen Kane, Maurice Chevalier, Nancy Carroll, George Bancroft, Kay Francis, Richard "Skeets" Gallagher, Gary Cooper, Fay Wray, Lillian Roth and other Paramount stars. The screenplay was written by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, produced by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky, with cinematography by Victor Milner and Harry Fischbeck.