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Lady of Burlesque (1943) was a Comedy - Mystery Film directed by William A. Wellman and produced by Hunt Stromberg.

Academy Awards 1943 --- Ceremony Number 16 (source: AMPAS)

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Best Music - ScoringArthur LangeNominated
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Classic Films in Focus: LADY OF BURLESQUE (1943)

By Jennifer Garlen on Dec 6, 2012 From Virtual Virago

How does one make a movie about burlesque strippers during the height of the Hays Code? It seems like an impossible task, but that's exactly what Lady of Burlesque (1943) attempts to do, with Barbara Stanwyck as the titillating titular lady. It's a minor film from Stanwyck's body of work, directed b... Read full article


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It is commonly assumed that Craig Rice, mystery writer from the 1940s and roommate of Gypsy Rose Lee, ghost-wrote "The G-String Murders" for her. However, this has been disputed both on stylistic grounds and on the evidence of manuscripts.
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