• Behind the Burly Q (2010)

Behind the Burly Q

Release Date: April 23rd, 2010

DVD Release Date: April 12th, 2011

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

The golden age of burlesque is revealed through personal and intimate stories from the performers who lived through it.

Director: Leslie Zemeckis

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Mistress Inc.

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    You hear some nostalgia, but with most of them you don't get the idea that if they had the chance they'd do it all again. show more

  • 60
    Bob MondelloNPR

    Behind the Burly Q traces that history all the way back to the early part of the 20th century, but doesn't really come into its own until Zemeckis can interview the stars themselves rather than their children. show more

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A love note to '30s-era burlesque that plays best for those already invested enough in the milieu to hang on every word of aged strippers. show more

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