A poster for the 1937 film: “Harlem On The Prairie”; starring singer/actor: Herb Jeffries.. In 1959, Jeffries would marry popular stripper Tempest Storm; fathering a daughter named "Patty" with her.. Remarkably, he is still alive and will turn 100 years old this September 24th!
This eBay item fulfilled two of my favorite collecting passions: Crime Noir Films and Classic Striptease!..
This is a unique die-cut promo press pamphlet publicizing the release of the 1959 crime drama: "I, MOBSTER".. Lili St. Cyr is featured in a dance sequence; portraying herself this time, rather than an invented character..
Ricki Covette (aka. Irene Jewell) appears on the cover of a Souvenir Program for the 1959 edition of ‘Royal American Shows’ travelling tent show.. ‘Royal American’ was one of the largest Carnival circuit burlesque companies; staging shows yearly at State Fairs and Exhibitions all across America and Canada, during the months of May thru October..