Yet another backstage musical, but this time featuring a bright script and some nice tunes, KING OF BURLESQUE concerns Baxter, the Ziegfield of the G-string, who wants to get into Broadway-type shows because he feels he's ready to step up in class. Faye, his dance director and number-one
singer, and Oakie, Baxter's sidekick, both think Baxter should stick with what he knows. Faye is in love with Baxter, but he regards her only as an employee. The three of them, together with Judge, Oakie's girl friend, go to a furnishings auction at the mansion of Barrie, a formerly rich woman who
has fallen upon hard times. Baxter is bombastic with Barrie and she refuses to sell h...