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René André
Shows off a series of soft “bumps”, as featured in the 1947 Burlesque film: "A NIGHT AT THE FOLLIES".. By the early 1950’s, she would undergo an early form of breast augmentation surgery to boost her profile in the Burlesque business..

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René André

Shows off a series of soft “bumps”, as featured in the 1947 Burlesque film: "A NIGHT AT THE FOLLIES".. By the early 1950’s, she would undergo an early form of breast augmentation surgery to boost her profile in the Burlesque business..


‘SHOWGIRLS’ magazine (Vol.1 - No.7); published in February of 1947..
Pinup Cover Art by George Gross

‘SHOWGIRLS’ magazine (Vol.1 - No.7); published in February of 1947..

Pinup Cover Art by George Gross

Evelyn West
A publicity still from the 1947 Burlesque film: "A NIGHT AT THE FOLLIES"; when Ms. West was still referred to, as: “The Original Hubba-Hubba Girl”..   This film was essentially a documentary recording of a performance at the 'FOLLIES Theatre'; located in Los Angeles..

Evelyn West

A publicity still from the 1947 Burlesque film: "A NIGHT AT THE FOLLIES"; when Ms. West was still referred to, as: “The Original Hubba-Hubba Girl”..   This film was essentially a documentary recording of a performance at the 'FOLLIES Theatre'; located in Los Angeles..

‘SHOWGIRLS’ magazine (Vol.1 - No.4); published in September of 1947..
Pinup Cover Art by George Gross

‘SHOWGIRLS’ magazine (Vol.1 - No.4); published in September of 1947..

Pinup Cover Art by George Gross

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‘SHOWGIRLS’ magazine  -  Pinup Cover Art by George Gross     (July 1947)

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‘SHOWGIRLS’ magazine  -  Pinup Cover Art by George Gross     (July 1947)

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Twinkles
Vintage 40’s-era promo photo personalized to: “Edward — Best of Luck and Wishes to You”..
Twinkles was a featured performer at the 1947 ‘Cavalcade Of Stars’ VFW benefit show; in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma..

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Twinkles

Vintage 40’s-era promo photo personalized to: “Edward — Best of Luck and Wishes to You”..

Twinkles was a featured performer at the 1947 ‘Cavalcade Of Stars’ VFW benefit show; in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma..

Royal American Shows - 1947
Vintage formal portrait photo featuring the full cast of the 1947 'Royal American Shows' travelling tent show.. 'Royal American' was one of the longest-running Carnival circuit burlesque shows; and competed directly with the 'James E. Strates Shows' for attention at State Fairs & Exhibitions around North America. Most shows included a Feature stripper, a half-dozen chorus girls, a handful of comedians, and a few dance duos and singers..

Royal American Shows - 1947

Vintage formal portrait photo featuring the full cast of the 1947 'Royal American Shows' travelling tent show.. 'Royal American' was one of the longest-running Carnival circuit burlesque shows; and competed directly with the 'James E. Strates Shows' for attention at State Fairs & Exhibitions around North America. Most shows included a Feature stripper, a half-dozen chorus girls, a handful of comedians, and a few dance duos and singers..




Jo Ann Malone
Vintage 40’s-era promo photo personalized (on January 18 - 1947 in Boston, Mass.)  to fellow dancer Donna Leslie: “To Jane (Donna) — It’s nice knowing nice people so I’m glad I know you! — Lots of Luck & Happiness,  Jo Ann Malone ”..

Jo Ann Malone

Vintage 40’s-era promo photo personalized (on January 18 - 1947 in Boston, Mass.)  to fellow dancer Donna Leslie: “To Jane (Donna) — It’s nice knowing nice people so I’m glad I know you! — Lots of Luck & Happiness,  Jo Ann Malone ”..


Sigrid Fox
Vintage 40’s-era promo photo personalized to fellow dancer Donna Leslie: “Donna — May your wishes be true soon..  this side of the fence is real, even with heartaches & troubles. Best of everything for you!  Sincerely,  Siggie — 4/10/47 ”..

Sigrid Fox

Vintage 40’s-era promo photo personalized to fellow dancer Donna Leslie: “Donna — May your wishes be true soon..  this side of the fence is real, even with heartaches & troubles. Best of everything for you!  Sincerely,  Siggie — 4/10/47 ”..

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Pat Hall graces the cover of the premier issue (Vol.1-No.1) of 'SHOWGIRLS' magazine; published in March 1947 by the W & H Publishing Company..

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Pat Hall graces the cover of the premier issue (Vol.1-No.1) of 'SHOWGIRLS' magazine; published in March 1947 by the W & H Publishing Company..