EXCLUSIVE: Showtime has picked up the documentary Behind the Burly Q, from first-time filmmaker Leslie Zemeckis, which is executive produced by her husband, Robert Zemeckis. Behind the Burly Q, which chronicles the art of burlesque’s golden age through the stories of the performers who lived it, will debut on Showtime on March 31. Featured in the docu are interviews with Alan Alda, whose father was a straight man at burlesque performances, journalist Nat Bodian, who wrote about the shows in the 1930s, Lorraine Lee, who danced for the likes of Bonnie & Clyde and Pretty Boy Floyd, Abbott & Costello, Tempest Storm, who still performs today, and the notorious Blaze Starr. Below is a trailer:
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