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Rare 16mm Film Night: “Queen of Burlesque” (1946) | Berkeley

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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations Accepted

The Tannery | 708 Gilman St. Berkeley, CA 94710

Lost & Out of Print Film Night | Berkeley

552020_386797018054696_1796103113_nLOOP (Lost and Out of Print) is an all ages movie night of obscure films in 16mm and other film formats of all genres at The Tannery in Berkeley, CA.

They also host monthly VHS swaps where you bring your old cartoons, obscure television shows with taped commercials, OOP horror, Sci-Fi, and other novelty items for trade or sale.

Admission and parking are free, but donations are accepted. Doors are at 7 pm; screening is at 7:30 pm.

Crystal McCoy, known as the Queen of Burlesque, works for Joe Nolan. When Crystal learns that Nolan has offered the starring position to Dolly Devoe, she angrily confronts him and announces that she will hold him to her contract. Crystal’s boyfriend, newspaper columnist Steve Hurley, suggests that she quit and marry him, but Crystal turns him down. Various performers and backstage crew come under suspicion when a dancer is found murdered at a burlesque theatre.

Queen of Burlesque (1946) 16mm/B&W/Sound/70 min.
Director: Sam Newfield
Writers: David Lang, Arthur St. Claire (additional dialogue)
Stars: Evelyn Ankers, Carleton G. Young, Marion Martin

Event Details

Cost: FREE*
*Donations Accepted
Categories: *Top Pick*, Movies, San Francisco
Address: 708 Gilman St. Berkeley, CA 94710

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