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Footloose
Director: Herbert Ross (Dir)
Release Date:   1984
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 17 Feb 1984
Duration (in mins):   106
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Cast:   Kevin Bacon (Ren)  
    Lori Singer (Ariel)  
    Dianne Wiest (Vi Moore)  
    John Lithgow (Rev. Shaw Moore)  
    Frances Lee McCain (Ethel MacCormack)  

Distribution Company: Paramount Pictures Corp. (Gulf & Western Industries, Inc.)
Director: Herbert Ross (Dir)
Producer: Lewis J. Rachmil (Prod)
  Craig Zadan (Prod)
  Daniel Melnick (Exec prod)
Writer: Dean Pitchford (Wrt)
Photography: Ric Waite (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Ron Hobbs (Prod des)
Film Editor: Paul Hirsch (Film ed)
MPAA Rating: PG
Country: United States
Language: English

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Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Paramount Pictures Corporation 17/4/1984 dd/mm/yyyy PA207390

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Genre: Drama
  Romance
Sub-Genre:
  Teenage

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   10 Feb 1984   p. 3, 68.
Los Angeles Times   17 Feb 1984   p. 1.
New York Times   17 Feb 1984   p. 12.
Variety   15 Feb 1984   p. 24.

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