Lady of Burlesque

Directed by: William A. Wellman
Writen by: James Gunn
Produced by: Hunt Stromberg
Run Time:1 hour, 27 minutes
Content Type Rating:NR
Genres:Comedy, Horror, Music, Mystery, Romance
Collections:Film School, Films of the 1940s
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Michael O'Shea, Iris Adrian

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This Academy Award nominated feature stars Barbara Stanwyck as a burlesque performing entertaining at a Broadway theater in the 1930's. While trying to make a success of herself, the dancer is trying to avoid the unwanted advances of a comedian and the bitter rivalry she's developed with some of the other dancers. When two murders occur at the show house that make her look like the guilty party, our dancer must team up with the comedian to discover whose committing the murders and framing her for the crimes.

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