These were made for the independent film "Burlesque Assassins", and worn by character "Bourbon Sue", played by Roxi Dlite! Because it's film, I made three identical pairs. One pair was donated to the burlesque hall of fame, after filming ended.
A performer in the Victory Variety Hour Burlesque Show at the 2015 Film Noir Party at the Egyptian Theatre | Photo by Jared Cowan
American Burlesque is a genre of variety show. Derived from elements of Victorian burlesque, music hall and minstrel shows, burlesque shows in America became popular in the 1860s and evolved to feature ribald comedy (lewd jokes) and female striptease. By the early 20th century, burlesque in America was presented as a populist blend of satire, performance art, music hall and adult entertainment, featuring striptease and broad comedy acts.
Actress Marian Martin in a Satan-themed burlesque cape. Martin actually played a dancer named ‘Pinky Lee’ in the 1943 film, ‘Lady of Burlesque’ which was based on the novel ‘The G-String Murders’ written by strip tease queen Gypsy Rose Lee. Martin was not a burlesque performer, but her costume is in the satanic burlesque spirit of this post. Of the many fun things that comes along with being a part of the diverse compendium that is Dangerous Minds, those rare days when my feet hit the…
Christina Aguilera - Something's Got a Hold On Me (Burlesque) One of my favorite Artists in one of my favorite movies singing one of my favorite songs...what could be better than that? :) #Follow #Burlesque #Christina <3