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The Outrageous Sophie Tucker

Biography of world renowned and infamous Vaudeville star Sophie Tucker

Overview

Genre
Biography
Synopsis

Born in 1897, Sophie Tucker was known as "the female Al Jolson", who in her day was popular around the world for her sassy stage performance and early use of sexual innuendo in her show. Bette Midler created an on-stage character that she calls "The Soph", and even named her daughter "Sophie". Tucker was a friend to both J. Edgar Hoover and Al Capone, and appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show twice every year until her death in 1964.

Stage
finished
Running time
96 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Innovative Films
Country
United States
Years of Production
2009-2014
Locations
Los Angeles
Prod. Partners
Sue and Lloyd Ecker

Distribution Details

Release year
2014
Distribution
very popular at Jewish film festivals
Language
English

Photos

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