King of Burlesque

King of Burlesque

"Gay as the Great White Way"
  • NR
  • 1936
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 6.6  (94)

Having moved from burlesque shows to big Broadway musicals, producer Kerry Bolton (Warner Baxter) craves prestige. He thinks he's found it when he falls for classy young widow Rosalind Cleve (Mona Barrie), who reluctantly consents to marry Kerry if he'll pay for the overseas training of her opera-singing sweetheart, Stanley Drake (Charles Quiqley). When a pretentious new show starring Stanley flops, Kerry's former partner, Pat Doran (Alice Faye), secretly hatches a plot to restore his fortunes.

Description
Having moved from burlesque shows to big Broadway musicals, producer Kerry Bolton (Warner Baxter) craves prestige. He thinks he's found it when he falls for classy young widow Rosalind Cleve (Mona Barrie), who reluctantly consents to marry Kerry if he'll pay for the overseas training of her opera-singing sweetheart, Stanley Drake (Charles Quiqley). When a pretentious new show starring Stanley flops, Kerry's former partner, Pat Doran (Alice Faye), secretly hatches a plot to restore his fortunes.

King of Burlesque is a 1936 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6.

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  • Release Date
    1936
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (94)