The Stripper (1963)

95 mins | Melodrama | 1963

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HISTORY

Working titles: Celebration and A Woman in July ... More Less

Working titles: Celebration and A Woman in July . More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Jerry Wald Production
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Prod
Assoc prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATORS
Set dec
Set dec
Set dec
COSTUMES
Gowns des
MUSIC
DANCE
Dance dir
MAKEUP
Makeup
Miss Woodward's hair styles design
Hair styles supervised by
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play A Loss of Roses by William Inge (New York, 28 Nov 1959).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Celebration
A Woman in July
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 19 June 1963
Copyright Claimant:
Jerry Wald Productions
Copyright Date:
15 May 1963
Copyright Number:
LP24886
Physical Properties:
Sound
Westrex
Black and White
Widescreen/ratio
CinemaScope
Duration(in mins):
95
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After failing to make a successful career as a dancer in movies, Lila Green joins a second-rate vaudeville act. When the show arrives in the small Kansas town where Lila spent part of her childhood, Ricky Powers, the troupe's manager and Lila's lover, skips town with their money, and Lila moves in with an old friend, Helen Baird, and her young son, Kenny. The ardent but inexperienced Kenny becomes so attracted to Lila that he breaks off with his teenaged girl friend and asks Lila to marry him. Lila's happiness is shattered when she realizes that Kenny's promises are a result of youthful infatuation. Ricky returns to offer Lila a job--performing a striptease at a stag show--and she reluctantly agrees to do the act. Kenny watches the performance and becomes so disgusted with what Lila has been reduced to that he once more proposes. She refuses, however, knowing that their marriage would never work, and she decides also to forego her career to make a new life for ... +


After failing to make a successful career as a dancer in movies, Lila Green joins a second-rate vaudeville act. When the show arrives in the small Kansas town where Lila spent part of her childhood, Ricky Powers, the troupe's manager and Lila's lover, skips town with their money, and Lila moves in with an old friend, Helen Baird, and her young son, Kenny. The ardent but inexperienced Kenny becomes so attracted to Lila that he breaks off with his teenaged girl friend and asks Lila to marry him. Lila's happiness is shattered when she realizes that Kenny's promises are a result of youthful infatuation. Ricky returns to offer Lila a job--performing a striptease at a stag show--and she reluctantly agrees to do the act. Kenny watches the performance and becomes so disgusted with what Lila has been reduced to that he once more proposes. She refuses, however, knowing that their marriage would never work, and she decides also to forego her career to make a new life for herself. +

Legend
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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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