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Praise for Leslie Zemeckis' BEHIND THE BURLY Q

{World Premiere- Dublin International Film Festival}

"Insightful, fascinating, utterly entertaining… enough to make historians and fans of classic erotica swoon." - Ernest Hardy, The Village Voice

"Charming...the present-day interviews are a delight and also poignant. It's great that Zemickis immortalized these women." -Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

CRITICS’ PICK! "Intriguing…fans of theatrical history are well advised to check it out."
- New York Magazine

"A privileged front-row seat to the history of burlesque...glorious ladies in their heyday. Their long-ago stripteases - feathers flying, tassels spinning - still pack a sensual, sassy, what-the-hell punch, while juicy anecdotes run from raunchy to touching to funny to flat-out incredible." -Ronnie Scheib, Variety

“Affectionate and engaging…wonderful vintage footage, a fascinating glimpse into a corner of American history.” - New York Daily News

“It’s smart, brassy, sassy and charming.” - Jennifer Merin,

"Fascinatingly strips away at the myths surrounding the most popular American entertainment form of the first half of the 20th century." - Michael Musto, The Sundance Channel

"History done right: informative, entertaining, funny and finally rather moving…jam-packed with juicy detail, and most of that jam is tasty indeed." - James van Maanen, Trustmovies

"Delightful, engaging…A veritable who's who of the grande dames of the burlesque stage…for sheer fun, this is a winner." - George Robinson, Cine-Journal

"Fascinating, colorful and yes, tantalizing… progresses with a peppy pace and lighthearted demeanor probably apropos of a Burly Q show." - Ross Anthony, The Hollywood Report Card