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John Hemmer & the Showgirls (2017)

Singer John Hemmer reunites with his band of showgirls from the famed Lou Walters Latin Quarter nightclub in New York City, and in doing so, finds renewed purpose. A retired performer's ... See full synopsis »

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Kirsten Larvick
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Cast overview:
John Hemmer ... Himself
Jane Thomas Freed Jane Thomas Freed ... Herself
Margo Mayor Margo Mayor ... Herself
Dana Lorge Dana Lorge ... Herself
Marc Aubin Marc Aubin ... Himself
Adelle Cohen Adelle Cohen ... Herself
Bob Freed Bob Freed ... Himself
Bill Hemmer Bill Hemmer ... Himself
Nancy 'Chickee' James Kulp Nancy 'Chickee' James Kulp ... Herself
Indio Melendez Indio Melendez ... Himself
Jackie Miller Jackie Miller ... Herself
Barbara Walters ... Herself (archive footage)
Lou Walters Lou Walters ... Himself (archive footage)
Joe Franklin Joe Franklin ... Himself (archive footage)
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Singer John Hemmer reunites with his band of showgirls from the famed Lou Walters Latin Quarter nightclub in New York City, and in doing so, finds renewed purpose.

A retired performer's memories as a singer are intertwined with facing the rigors and rewards of his past and present, as he discovers resilience along with way.

JOHN HEMMER & THE SHOWGIRLS takes a celebratory peek inside the unique golden age of live entertainment of mid-century America, while considering themes around hidden identities, vanishing histories, personal and shared legacies, and what role community plays in one's vitality as we grow older.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 August 2017 (USA) See more »

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