Sherry Britton         aka. “The Sweetheart Of 52nd Street”..

Sherry Britton         aka. “The Sweetheart Of 52nd Street”..

Lynn Rhys

Lynn Rhys

Maria Vilands

Maria Vilands

Roxyann

Roxyann

Ann Corio appears on the cover of a souvenir program for a production of the play: "WHITE CARGO".. The play was a popular vehicle for Burlesque stars hoping to transition to an Acting career.. Both Sherry Britton and Julie Gibson (among others) tried their hand at performing the role of the seductive native temptress, named: "Tondelayo"..

Ann Corio appears on the cover of a souvenir program for a production of the play: "WHITE CARGO".. The play was a popular vehicle for Burlesque stars hoping to transition to an Acting career.. Both Sherry Britton and Julie Gibson (among others) tried their hand at performing the role of the seductive native temptress, named: "Tondelayo"..

Marla Wyman

Marla Wyman

burleskateer:

A very young Jessica Rogers poses for a pinup photo.. Eventually, she’d become known as Burlesque’s "WOW Girl"!..

burleskateer:

A very young Jessica Rogers poses for a pinup photo.. Eventually, she’d become known as Burlesque’s "WOW Girl"!..

Vintage press photo dated from October of ‘41, features Sally Rand posing with boyfriend: Thurkel "Turk" Greenough.. "Turk" was a 36-year-old professional Bronco Buster, and (in 1942) would become the 2nd of Sally’s four husbands.. The marriage would be short-lived, though; ending in a divorce on June 30th, 1945..

Vintage press photo dated from October of ‘41, features Sally Rand posing with boyfriend: Thurkel "Turk" Greenough.. "Turk" was a 36-year-old professional Bronco Buster, and (in 1942) would become the 2nd of Sally’s four husbands.. The marriage would be short-lived, though; ending in a divorce on June 30th, 1945..

Janice Miller

Janice Miller

Tirza
Vintage 40’s-era promo photo taken before she become famous for her "Wine Dance" routine..

Tirza

Vintage 40’s-era promo photo taken before she become famous for her "Wine Dance" routine..