Lady of Burlesque Reviews

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Although a stream of hard-boiled wisecracks keeps things amusing, the plot gets tied up in the usual dreary whodunit business of providing motives for all and sundry.
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Thomas M. Pryor
New York Times
August 8, 2006
Nothing more than a mystery melodrama with a backstage setting. Not a good mystery exercise either.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
It isn't without some zip, though you have to wonder why the producers bothered when the censors demanded that the dancers be shown only from the neck up.
Emanuel Levy
August 14, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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March 26, 2009
Gallant trouping by Barbara Stanwyck, colorful background provided by Stromberg, and speedy direction by William Wellman, carry picture through for good entertainment for general audiences.
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