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burleskateer: Lili St. Cyr graces the cover of a January ‘54 issue of ‘TEMPO’ magazine; a popular Pocket Digest during the 1950’s..

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Ends 11PM 08/03 Stripper Lili St. Cyr - Modern Man Magazine from 1955 featuring Burlesque Stripper Gal: Lili St. Cyr on the cover

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“Lili St. Cyr received the title of the most famous woman in Montreal throughout the late 1940s into the 1950s. However, Quebec’s Catholic clergy condemned her act, declaring that whenever she dances “the theater is made to stink with the foul odor of sexual frenzy.” The clergy’s outcry was echoed by the Public Morality Committee. St. Cyr was arrested and charged with behavior that was “immoral, obscene and indecent.” She was acquitted but the public authorities eventually closed down the…