Six women talk about their lives and careers as they prepare to compete at the First Annual Stripper's Convention in Las Vegas. Interesting and occasionally amusing!
Musical biography of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. Score by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim!
After a backstage assault, burlesque dancer Dixie (Barbara Stanwyck, born Ruby Stevens) commiserates with ardent new pal, comic Biff (Michael O'Shea), early in Lady Of Burlesque, 1943, from a novel by Gypsy Rose Lee.
One of the milder numbers, 'Four Shows A Day' by Sammy Cahn and Harry Akst, Barbara Stanwyck (as 'Dixie') pursued by comic Biff (Michael O'Shea) as she tempts the crowd, in William A. Wellman's Lady Of Burlesque, 1943.
Katharine Cornell (as herself) is handing out fruit and Shakespeare to servicemen in one of the more touching star cameos from Stage Door Canteen, 1943.
Count Basie leads the band featuring Ethel Waters in 'Quicksand' by James V. Monaco and Al Dubin in Stage Door Canteen, 1943.
Lady of Burlesque -- Sassy Dixie Daisy is the hot new attraction at a former opera house that's been turned into a burlesque theater...
Lady of Burlesque -- A stripper is murdered with her own G-string backstage during a performance. Everyone is a suspect, but the show must go on! Old-time burlesque on the Great White Way before the lights went out in New York's Times Square. Screen legend Barbara Stanwyck, action director William A. Wellman and famed Gypsy Rose Lee team up to create the best backstage musical murder mystery ever made! Based on actual incidents (and folklore) from the underbelly of the show biz world. It ain't Shakespeare, but it's a lot of fun!
Gypsy -- Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.
Gypsy -- The life of stripper Gypsy Rose Lee tells the bittersweet story about an aggressive stage mother as she vows to make her daughters into the star that she never was.
Eddie Cantor (as Hollywood extra 'Al Babson'), hallucinating after eating a handful of pain-killers, is mistaken for sorcerer Ali Baba, and dines with the sultan (Roland Young), in Ali Baba Goes To Town, 1937.
All in the dream of Eddie Cantor (as American 'Al Babson,'), mistaken for Ali Baba, made Prime Minister by the Sultan (Roland Young), villains (Douglas Dumbrille, Louise Hovick, John Carradine) plotting against him, plus racist banter, in Ali Baba Goes To Town, 1937.
This delightfully sentimental movie documents (via a fictional tale) the real-life story of New York City’s Stage Door Canteen, an east coast version of the Hollywood Canteen, where soldiers were entertained by stage and screen stars of the era.
A pair of young troublemakers is assigned to a convent school. Try as she may, the Reverend Mother is unable to stop the two from wreaking havoc on the place. The Reverend Mother helps one girl discover a secret dream of becoming a fashion designer. The other is not so easy to reach, but after the funeral of one of the sisters, she requests to become a nun.
Hayley Mills stars in this delightful comedy about two mischievous students who turn a convent school upside-down with their pranks. Hayley Mills plays Mary Clancy, who, with her best friend Rachel Devery (June Harding), succeeds in driving the Mother Superior (Rosalind Russell) to distraction with an endless number of practical jokes. Just when there appears to be no hope for the school's two ...
This musical version of the life of stripper Gypsy Rose Lee tells the bittersweet story about an aggressive stage mother and the effects of her devotion to her two young daughters (Natalie Wood, "West Side Story," and Ann Jillian, TV's "It's a Living"), as she vows to make each of them into the star that she never was. Great music and lyrics are provided by the team of Stephen Sondheim ("West Side Story," "Dick Tracy," "Sweet Charity") and Jule Styne ("Funny Girl").
The life of stripper Gypsy Rose Lee tells the bittersweet story about an aggressive stage mother as she vows to make her daughters into the star that she never was.
This musical version of the life of stripper Gypsy Rose Lee tells the bittersweet story about an aggressive stage mother and the effects of her devotion to her two young daughters, as she vows to make each of them into the star that she never was. Great music and lyrics are provided by the team of Stephen Sondheim.
A con man on the lam is determined to go straight and become a legit dancehall owner, but he's followed to the Yukon by his devious ex-sweetheart.
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