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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.
DVD BONUS FEATURES INCLUDE: Three Featurettes:
- The Reunion
- Memorabilia & Costumes
- Behind the Scenes
Original Theatrical Trailer
Closed Captions. Color & b/w
A throw back to old school sexy, this DVD features commentary from the original stars, over original photos and footage. Read morePublished 13 days ago by izzy
Extraordinary documentary because it was informative and so entertaining! A very sexy tease indeed. Loved the narration by Alda, enjoyed the editing of the film. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Teresa W.
Ok for an historical view point, tries to cover has much as possible, which is good even thought it is too long.Published 4 months ago by benlib
An excellent education is provided, a thorough presentation from all angles. Well done and fun. Hopefully this entertainment form will return. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Don Lewis
Just bought and watched this wonderful, loving film about an American art form that is now lost. It clears up many misconceptions about the performers and is loaded with first hand... Read morePublished 12 months ago by R. J. Gonzalez