The Outrageous Sophie Tucker

The Outrageous Sophie Tucker

Downloadable Video - 2014
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The rags to riches story of Sophie Tucker, the iconic jazz singer and comedienne who ruled the worlds of vaudeville, Broadway, radio, television, and Hollywood throughout the 20th century. Before Lady Gaga, Madonna, Bette Midler, Marilyn Monroe, and Mae West, Sophie Tucker was the first woman to infatuate her audiences with a bold, bawdy and brassy style unlike any other. Mining "The Last of the Red Hot Mamas" 400-plus recently rediscovered personal scrapbooks, filmmakers Susan and Lloyd Ecker take you on their seven-year journey retracing Tucker's sixty-year career in show business
Publisher: [United States] : Menemsha Films : Made available through hoopla, 2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 96 min.)) : sound, color
Audience: Not rated
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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