Brandy Martin        aka. “The Society Stripper”..
In 1956, Harold Minsky ranked Brandy #3 in his TOP 12 list of Burlesk performers.. Saying of her: "She surprises you. She appears at first to be aesthetic, almost delicate. But then she hits you with a lowdown act that makes you sit up. Contrast is always exciting,— and Brandy gives you plenty of that.."

Brandy Martin        aka. “The Society Stripper”..

In 1956, Harold Minsky ranked Brandy #3 in his TOP 12 list of Burlesk performers.. Saying of her: "She surprises you. She appears at first to be aesthetic, almost delicate. But then she hits you with a lowdown act that makes you sit up. Contrast is always exciting,— and Brandy gives you plenty of that.."

Cherrie Knight plays a bit of peek-a-boo..

Cherrie Knight plays a bit of peek-a-boo..

Little Egypt

Little Egypt

Mae Blondell        aka. “The Statuesque Blonde”..

Mae Blondell        aka. “The Statuesque Blonde”..

Patti Waggin        aka. "A Little Bundle of Dynamite"..
Vintage promo poster dated from 1955 advertising an appearance at Chick Hedrick’s 'Domino Lounge'.. This popular nightclub was situated in the Imperial Hotel; located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia..

Patti Waggin        aka. "A Little Bundle of Dynamite"..

Vintage promo poster dated from 1955 advertising an appearance at Chick Hedrick’s 'Domino Lounge'.. This popular nightclub was situated in the Imperial Hotel; located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia..

Roxyann

Roxyann

Dolores DuVaughn

Dolores DuVaughn

Pepper Powell         aka. “The Hot and Spicy Redhead”..

Pepper Powell         aka. “The Hot and Spicy Redhead”..

Anita Ventura

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"..