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The Outrageous Sophie Tucker

SophieTucker 550"A talent too grand to ignore … a gloriously rich figure - immigrant turned runaway mother turned vaudevillian turned superstar." –The New York Times

This rags-to-riches story follows an iconic superstar who ruled the worlds of vaudeville, Broadway, radio, television, and Hollywood throughout the 20th century, helping set the stage for Marilyn Monroe, Mae West, Bette Midler, Madonna, Beyoncé and Lady Gaga. Her bold, bawdy and brassy style was a favorite for audiences for decades, and Susan and Lloyd Ecker take you on a journey that introduces her. (U.S., 2015, 96m, Menemsha Films, digital)

Starts September 25