Keyword: vaudeville

King Kong

King Kong (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 180 minutes Release date: 12/13/2005
It is 1933, and vaudeville actress Ann Darrow has found herself--like so many other New Yorkers during the Great Depression--without the means to earn a living. Unwilling to compromise and allow herself to sink into a career in burlesque, she considers her limited options while aimlessly wandering the streets of Manhattan. When her hunger drives her to unsuccessfully try to steal an apple from a...
Immigrant

The Immigrant (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
Ewa Cybulski and her sister sail to New York from their native Poland In search of a new start and the American dream. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined. Alone, with nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, Ewa quickly falls prey to Bruno...
Bound by Flesh

Bound by Flesh (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
Conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton were born in Brighton, England in 1908 and their mother sold them at birth. Their legal guardian exploited and abused the girls who were displayed in carnival sideshows. Eventually, the beautiful twins became success stars in vaudeville, but never received any of the money they made. They starred in the films "Freaks" and "Chained for Life" and in 1936, they...