Oscar Movies: Lady of Burlesque(1943):

In this entertaining thriller-musical, directed by William Wellman, Barbara Stanwyck plays a tough stripper who is determined to find out who is the killer of people backstage at the burlesque house.

The tale is based on Gypsy Rose Lee’s The G-String Murders.

The secondary cast includes Michael O’Shea and Pinky Lee.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Scoring of Dramatic or Musical Picture: Arthur Lange

 

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winner was Alfred Newman for The Song of Bernadette.