They are nothing but footlight beauties: they look ghastly off the boards.
There's far more heroism in the attitude of men out here than in the footlight attitude that journalists paint for the public.
He did not mean it literally, footlight affairs being unfashionable.
To use the torch or hand lantern, a footlight must be employed as a point of reference to the motion.
Dazed and wordless, weak from stage-fright, he permitted himself to be led forth into the terrifying glare of the footlight world.
Footlight paralysis is one of the most terrifying of all acute diseases and there is no cure for it but experience.
Jefferson had really fallen asleep, and his snores, it is said, were quite audible beyond the footlight.
Simultaneous-like, he became conscious of the fact that the Footlight Favorites were no longer worthy of him.
A footlight is placed within this tent-like cover to illuminate it.
No living creature excites such general curiosity, interest, and perhaps admiration and envy, as this footlight queen.