King of Burlesque

King of Burlesque

Director: Sidney Lanfield Cast: Warner Baxter, Alice Faye, Jack Oakie

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Overview

Warner Baxter plays the ambitious producer of a burlesque show who rises to the big time on Broadway. Alice Faye is the loyal burleycue singer who helps make Baxter a success. His head turned by sudden fame, Baxter falls under the spell of a society woman (Mona Barrie) who has theatrical aspirations of her own. She marries Baxter, then convinces him to produce a string of "artistic" plays rather than his extravagant musical revues. The plays are flops, and the woman haughtily divorces Baxter. Faithful Alice Faye, who'd gone to London when her ex-beau was married, returns to the penniless Baxter. She and her burlesque buddies team up to pull Baxter out of his rut and put him on top again.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/16/2014
UPC: 0024543969877
Original Release: 1936
Rating: NR
Source: Fox Mod
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 38,108

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Warner Baxter Kerry Bolton
Alice Faye Pat Doran
Jack Oakie Joe Cooney
Arline Judge Connie
Mona Barrie Rosalind Cleve
Gregory Ratoff Kolpolpeck
Dixie Dunbar Marie
Fats Waller Ben
Nick Long Anthony Lamb
Kenny Baker Arthur
Charles Quigley Stanley Drake
Shaw and Lee Henkle and Keefe
Andrew Tombes Slattery
Shirley Deane Phyliss Sears
Claudia Coleman Belle Weaver
Ellen Lowe Miss Meredith
Herbert Ashley Jake
Jerry Mandy Frankie
Keye Luke Wong
Maurice Cass Men's Tailor
Torben Meyer Valet
Herbert Mundin English Impresario
Paxton Sisters Themselves
Jane Wyman Girl

Technical Credits
Sidney Lanfield Director
Victor Baravalle Musical Direction/Supervision
Ralph Dietrich Editor
Sammy Lee Choreography
Thomas K. Little Set Decoration/Design
Kenneth MacGowan Producer
Gene Markey Screenwriter
J. Peverell Marley Cinematographer
Hans Peters Art Director
James Seymour Screenwriter
Harry Tugend Screenwriter
Gwen Wakeling Costumes/Costume Designer
Darryl F. Zanuck Producer

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