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Hattie Helen Gould Beck was born in the village of Elkton, Hickory County, Missouri AKA Sally Rand (April 3, 1904 – August 31, 1979) was a burlesque dancer and actress, most noted for her ostrich feather fan dance and balloon bubble dance. She also performed under the name Billie Beck. (Photo - Leda and the Swan) "I haven't been out of work since the day I took my pants off."
Gypsy Rose Lee- the gal who almost single-handedly elevated the chic and taste level of the strip tease, she and Sally Rand were pioneers- Sally did it with aplomb, dignity and bubbles, Gypsy did it with a wry comedic gusto that gave it an intellectual flair hitherto unseen or imagined.