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  • Published: New York, NY : First Run Features, 2011.
  • Year Published: 2011
  • Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Rated: NR

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  • 720229914628

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Behind the Burly Q

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Call number: DVD 792.709 Be

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Downtown Storage Adult

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Participants: Alan Alda, Dixie Evans, Lili St. Cyr, Tempest Storm, Margie Hart.

Burlesque was one of America's most popular forms of live entertainment in the first half of the 20th century. Gaudy, bawdy, and spectacular, the shows entertained thousands of paying customers every night of the week. And yet the legacy of burlesque is often vilified and misunderstood, and left out of the history books. As it experiences a new renaissance, the true story of burlesque is told through the intimate, and surprising stories of those women (and men) who lived it.

DVD, widescreen.

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Truly interesting

This is a great documentary about burlesque filled with surprising and enlightening stories. Well worth seeing if you're a documentary fan.

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