• The Stripper (1963)

The Stripper

Release Date: January 1st, 1963

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Stuck in a dead-end job in a dead-end Kansas town, Lila Green (Joanne Woodward) is at the end of her rope. After she loses her job as a local magician's stage assistant, Lila moves in with neighbor Helen (Claire Trevor) and her son, Kenny (Richard Beymer). One night, Lila and Kenny give in to their mutual attraction, but immature Kenny doesn't pursue her any further. When Lila lets a new boyfriend talk her into stripping at a nearby club, her world falls even further into ruin.

Cast: Joanne Woodward, Richard Beymer, Claire Trevor, Carol Lynley, Robert Webber, Louis Nye, Gypsy Rose Lee, Michael J. Pollard

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Forbidden love, Love, Fall, Friend, Small town, 1960s, Son, House, Emotional, Relationships

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Awards

Nominated Costume Design (Black-and-White)