Film, Video Stripping Gypsy: The Life of Gypsy Rose Lee

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Title
Stripping Gypsy: The Life of Gypsy Rose Lee
Summary
Most people's knowledge of the entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee was gained through the stage musical and film of her extraordinary life. In Noralee Frankel's biography "Stripping Gypsy: The Life of Gypsy Rose Lee" (Oxford University Press, 2009), the author reveals another side of this complex and enigmatic figure. Frankel's lively biography, the first ever published about the highly mythologized Lee, examines the struggles she faced in making a lucrative and unconventional career for herself while maintaining a sense of dignity and social value.
Event Date
November 17, 2009
Notes
-  Noralee Frankel is the assistant director for women, minorities and teaching at the American Historical Association. Her books include "Freedom's Women: Black Women and Families in Civil War Era Mississippi" and "Break Those Chains at Last: African Americans, 1860-1880."
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Running Time
58 minutes 47 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video

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