Video Resources for Burlesque Footage

Those marked with ** are good resources for Classic American Burlesque.

“Forty Deuce” (2005)

Behind The BurlyQ (2011)

Best of Burlesque from Something Weird Video

Burlesque (2010) the film with Cher and Christina.  

Cabaret Neiges Noires (1997)

Doll Face (1945)**  includes a great cameo of Carmen Miranda
Exotic World and the Burlesque Revival (2010)

Forbidden City, USA (1989

Gypsy (1962)**  the telling of Gypsy Rose Lee’s life story

King of Burlesque (1935)

Ladies as Gentleman: Drag Kings on Tour (2004)

Lady of Burlesque (1943)**  based on Gypsy Rose Lee’s book, “The G-String Murders”

Night They Raided Minsky’s, The (1968)**

Nothing Really Happens: Memories of Aging Strippers (2003)

Queen of Burlesque (1946)

Striporama ** – available from Something Weird Video

Teaserama (1955)**  a series of actual stage routines filmed

Velvet Hammer – The Documentary (2004)** captures the phenomenon of Neo Burlesque in Los Angeles

Wabash Avenue (1950)

A Wink and a Smile (2008)