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Lady of Burlesque

Genres: Comedy, Musicals / Performing Arts, Mystery / Suspense, Based on Book, Based on True Story, Romance, Stripping / Erotic Dancing, Romantic Comedy

Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Michael O'Shea, Iris Adrian, Charles Dingle, J. Edward Bromberg, Frank Conroy, Marion Martin

Director: William A. Wellman

Synopsis: A stripper is murdered with her own G-string backstage during a performance. Everyone is a suspect, but the show must go on! Old-time burlesque on the Great White Way before the lights went out in New York's Times Square. Screen legend Barbara Stanwyck, action director William A. Wellman and famed Gypsy Rose Lee team up to create the best backstage musical murder mystery ever made! Based on actual incidents (and folklore) from the underbelly of the show biz world. It ain't Shakespeare, but it's a lot of fun!

Language: English

Country of Origin: United States of America

Production Year: 1943

Reviews:

  • "Slick and amusing adaptation of Gypsy Rose Lee's clever mystery novel, The G-String Murders.", Video Movie Guide

Awards:

  • 1943: Nominee, Oscar, Best Score, Academy

Lady of Burlesque

Lady of Burlesque - DVD - $9.98

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  • Release Date: May 1st, 2001
  • Catalog Number: ID9881CODVD
  • UPC: 0014381988123
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 90
  • Color Format: Black & White
  • Audio: Dolby Digital Mono
  • Language: English
  • 16:9: No
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Closed Captions: No
  • Subtitle:
  • Special Features:
    • Theatrical Trailer

  • Release Date: May 1st, 2001
  • Catalog Number: ID9881CO00
  • UPC:
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 90
  • Color Format: Black & White
  • Audio: Dolby Digital Mono
  • Language: English
  • 16:9: No
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of Discs:
  • Closed Captions: No
  • Subtitle:
  • Special Features: