Behind the Burly Q

An impressive number of veteran strippers are interviewed here, offering their memories. Also on hand are Lou Costello's daughter, and Alan Alda. He's introduced here as "son of Robert Alda", and only later is it established that the senior Alda was a small-time burlesque comedian and singer. I wish that this documentary had mentioned that Robert Alda later had a more prestigious career in Hollywood films and Broadway musicals. Alan Alda offers some candid memories of his childhood as the son of a burlesque performer.


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Summary Details
DistributorFirst Run
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1 theaters
Running Time1 hr 37 min
In Release253 days/36 weeks
Widest Release2 theaters
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
Apr 23-2991$5,997-1-$5,997$5,9971
Apr 30-May 6106$2,222-62.9%1-$2,222$8,2192
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