Lila Green is an insecure and aging showgirl for Madame Olga's stage shows. When her boyfriend, Rick, runs off with the show's money, Madame Olga and Ronny let Lila go. Lila goes to stay ... See full summary »

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Lila Green
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Kenny Baird
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Helen Baird
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Miriam Caswell
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Ricky Powers
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Ronnie Cavendish
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Madame Olga
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Jelly
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Edwina (as Sondra Kerr)
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Mrs. Mulvaney
Marlene De Lamater ...
Sandra Mulvaney
Gary Pagett ...
Dizzy
Ralph Lee ...
Sonny
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Mr. Mulvaney
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Lila Green is an insecure and aging showgirl for Madame Olga's stage shows. When her boyfriend, Rick, runs off with the show's money, Madame Olga and Ronny let Lila go. Lila goes to stay with her old neighbors, Helen Bard and her teenage son, Kenny. Lila decides to go out and get a regular job and try and live a normal life. All seems well, until Lila and Kenny stop fighting their attraction for one another. Written by Kelly

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The story of a girl...And the Men who led her to become "The Stripper"

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14 June 1963 (West Germany)  »

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A Woman in July  »

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In 1961, Eleanor Parker was announced for the role that presumably went to Claire Trevor. See more »

Quotes

Lila Green: I don't need you, Ricky, because someone has just shown me that he cares enough about me to make me care about myself. I've got me and me can take me wherever me wants to go!
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Referenced in American Pickers: Fill'er Up (2010) See more »

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Rock and Roll Retch
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Written by Urban Thielmann
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27 September 2002 | by (Munchkin Land) – See all my reviews

What a good movie!!! Made to perfection. That Joanne Woodward never fails to amaze me! She is quite simply the greatest actress ever to set foot on stage or grace the screen. and I mean that. She is mind-blowing in every movie she does, this one is no exception. Her portayed of Lila Green is nothing short of genius. The rest of the cast is great too...though, like someone before me said, none of them are likable characters except Lila. Well, except for little Sandra. She's likeable.

I recommend this movie to anyone! If for nothing else, see this movie for a stunning performance by Joanne Woodward.


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