Sally
Vintage promo photo personalized: “To Mama — From Sally, — 1931”..

Sally

Vintage promo photo personalized: “To Mama — From Sally, — 1931”..

Jadin Wong
Jadin was born on May 24-1913 in Marysville, California; but grew up in Stockton.. As a teen, she ran away from home to find success in showbiz.. By 1938, she was a headlining Feature at Charlie Low’s famed 'Forbidden City' nightclub, in San Francisco.. During the War Years, she spent a lot of time traveling throughout Europe to entertain U.S. troops.. During the 1970’s, she had retired from performing; but never left showbiz.. For more than 30 years, she ran a very successful Talent Agency that represented more than 400 Asian-American actors and actresses.. Jadin passed away in March of 2010, at the age of 96..

Jadin Wong

Jadin was born on May 24-1913 in Marysville, California; but grew up in Stockton.. As a teen, she ran away from home to find success in showbiz.. By 1938, she was a headlining Feature at Charlie Low’s famed 'Forbidden City' nightclub, in San Francisco.. During the War Years, she spent a lot of time traveling throughout Europe to entertain U.S. troops.. During the 1970’s, she had retired from performing; but never left showbiz.. For more than 30 years, she ran a very successful Talent Agency that represented more than 400 Asian-American actors and actresses.. Jadin passed away in March of 2010, at the age of 96..

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Sahji     (aka. Madeleine Jackson)
Beautiful vintage 30’s-era promo photo of Ms. Jackson, who was a Feature dancer at NYC’s famed 'Cotton Club' nightspot from 1933 to 1939.. She personalized the photo to a fellow dancer: “To Margot — You are tops as a dancer. And as a lady you are even higher. Best Wishes for your present & future happiness  — Sincerely,  Madeleine “Sahji” Jackson ”..

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Sahji     (aka. Madeleine Jackson)

Beautiful vintage 30’s-era promo photo of Ms. Jackson, who was a Feature dancer at NYC’s famed 'Cotton Club' nightspot from 1933 to 1939.. She personalized the photo to a fellow dancer: “To Margot — You are tops as a dancer. And as a lady you are even higher. Best Wishes for your present & future happiness  — Sincerely,  Madeleine “Sahji” Jackson ”..

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Helen Reynolds and her World’s Champions
Helen Reynolds’ champion skating team poses for a formal studio portrait, as lensed by James J. Kriegsmann in 1938.. This showgirl troupe performed regularly on the Burlesque theatre circuit, throughout the 30’s and early 40’s. Another photo can be seen here..

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Helen Reynolds and her World’s Champions

Helen Reynolds’ champion skating team poses for a formal studio portrait, as lensed by James J. Kriegsmann in 1938.. This showgirl troupe performed regularly on the Burlesque theatre circuit, throughout the 30’s and early 40’s. Another photo can be seen here..

A chorus girl wearing a very unique dance costume!..

A chorus girl wearing a very unique dance costume!..

Ann Corio relaxes backstage..

Ann Corio relaxes backstage..

Zorita


Vintage press photo dated from 1938.. 

Zorita

Vintage press photo dated from 1938.. 

Marion Martin       aka. "Hollywood’s Blonde Menace"..
Vintage promo photo dated from 1938..

Marion Martin       aka. "Hollywood’s Blonde Menace"..

Vintage promo photo dated from 1938..

HELLO Vintage 30’s-era promo photo personalized: “To Herman — With Best Wishes and Lotsa Luck, — Mary 3/17/31”..

HELLO
Vintage 30’s-era promo photo personalized: “To Herman — With Best Wishes and Lotsa Luck, — Mary 3/17/31”..

Alice Faye      (aka. Alice Jeanne Leppert)
Born and raised in NYC’s Hell’s Kitchen area,— Alice was a talented singer and actress; rather than a genuine Burlesque performer.. She starred in Sidney Lanfield’s 1936 film: “KING OF BURLESQUE”.. And appears here (center) in a publicity still from that film..

Alice Faye      (aka. Alice Jeanne Leppert)

Born and raised in NYC’s Hell’s Kitchen area,— Alice was a talented singer and actress; rather than a genuine Burlesque performer.. She starred in Sidney Lanfield’s 1936 film: “KING OF BURLESQUE”.. And appears here (center) in a publicity still from that film..