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Behind the burly Q.

Zemeckis, Leslie Harter. (Added Author). Hellard, Sheri. (Added Author). Levine, Jackie. (Added Author). Alda, Alan, 1936- (Added Author). Evans, Dixie. (Added Author). St. Cyr, Lili, 1917-1999 (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 98 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : First Run Features : 2011.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Leslie Zemeckis.
Participant or Performer Note:
Participants: Alan Alda, Dixie Evans, Lili St. Cyr, Tempest Storm, Margie Hart.
Summary, etc.:
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. By telling the intimate and surprising stories from its golden age through the women (and men!) who lived it, Behind the Burly Q reveals the true story of burlesque, even as it experiences a new renaissance.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Burlesque (Theater) > United States > History > 20th century.
Stripteasers > United States > Interviews.
Amusements > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Social life and customs > 20th century.
Closed captioning.

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