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Leslie Zemeckis, actor, filmmaker, author and burlesque authority, called Jessica LaGrange of Chicago out of the blue and asked her to come look at her apartment in a classic 1920s building on Lakeshore Drive. Leslie’s book, Behind the Burly Q, is about the history of burlesque in America, and she is familiar with the strippers, musicians and other members of the “burly circuit.” With this in mind, Jessica did not know quite what to expect.

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