Footlight Frenzy was a film released before the murders of the Waynes.
A poster for the movie was displayed outside the Monarch around the day that Bruce Wayne returned to lay roses at his parents' death site, and Joker killed Vinnie Ricorso. If one looks closely, it can be seen in the background while Harold, his wife, and son Jimmy were visiting Gotham City.
Poster Art: Evoked German expressionism in shades of gray, and featured a woman with long fingernails, brunette hair, a devil locks hairstyle, a black leotard, and fishnet stockings. She stood on a stairway, surrounded by slanted buildings in a metropolitan setting.
Tagline: The Musical Sensation
Director: Ron House
Music: Diz White
Costumes: Alan Shearman
Behind the scenesEdit
- In real life, a movie with the title Footlight Frenzy was released in 1984. Warner Bros. received permission to use its title, which is all they share. The real life Footlight Frenzy is partially a farce of stage plays. The poster for the version seen in Batman seems to indicate a lavish musical production along the basis of pre-1950s musicals, akin to the real life, and similarly titled, Footlight Stampede.
- Curiously, in Batman Forever Footlight Frenzy is not mentioned during Bruce's flashbacks, in a deleted scene is commented Thomas and Martha would go to the cinema to see The Zorro at the urging of Bruce, which becomes part of the essence of the film and discovers that he is guilty indirect death of parents..
- Batman (First and only appearance, by advertising only)