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Lady of Burlesque

Lady of Burlesque

Lady of Burlesque is a 1943 American musical comedy-mystery film starring Barbara Stanwyck and Michael O'Shea, based on the novel The G-String Murders written by strip tease queen Gypsy Rose Lee. Directed by William A. Wellman, produced by Hunt Stromberg, costumes by Edith Head, and filmed on a 21 day shooting schedule on sound stages at RKO's Encino movie ranch, this feature grossed a respectable 1.85 million dollars upon its initial release. The backstage plot concerns the murder of two strippers of a New York burlesque theatre and the detection of the killer. A faithful, if sanitized due to the censorship of the time, adaptation of the original novel, although Gypsy Rose Lee, who ... more on Wikipedia

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