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Vintage Burlesque

Vintage Burlesque

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Burlesque performer shot by Bruno Bernard 1950’s

In her dressing room, Arlene Stevens prepares for another performance of her “Birth Of A Pearl” routine..

BURLESK: As You Like It!

Burlesque-Miss Topsy

Pat Dean Smith “Showgirl” pink satin and ostrich-feather dance gown from An American in Paris. (MGM, 1951) Elaborate pink satin long skirt with internal bustle, rhinestones, and ostrich feather accents, together with bikini-style top with ivory lace and ostrich feathers, designed by Orry-Kelly for Walter Plunkett. Worn by featured extra Pat Dean Smith as one of Georges Guétary’s pink showgirls for the “Stairway to Paradise” musical number in An American in Paris. Internal label marked “1507 Pat

Burlesque-Susan Wright

Burlesque-Della Carroll

Burlesque-Virginia Bell

Burlesque-Trudi Wayne


Burlesque Rose La Rose

Burlesque-Marnee Latham

vintage postcards of soiled doves | Vintage Edwardian risque postcard of an exotic dancer

Carmela (Rickman) - The Sophia Loren of Burlesk: vintage 8x10 photo Carmela was a divorced mother of two working as a waitress in Washington DC, when she decided to give burlesque a try.  Eventually she signed with Sol Goodman, who was also Blaze Starr agent and the owner of the 2 o’clock Club in Baltimore, MD.  Originally Carmela had danced under the moniker “The Torrid Twister”, but Goodman suggested they capitalize on her resemblance to Sophia Loren.  Carmela was known for her muscle ...

Clara Bow in the Roaring '20s

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Burlesque Dancer Winnie Garrett - The Flaming Redhead (vintage 8x10 photo)

buRLesQue ~ Nita Charda

Dolly Adams. Circa 1890.

Satan's Angel

Noel Toy

Mei Ling

Dixie Evans The Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque

Jadin Wong

Jean Idelle