An unidentified showgirl makes a few last-minute preparations, before hitting the stage at the 'El Capitan Theatre' in Los Angeles..  From a photoshoot conducted by photographer Milton Lewis, in 1948..

An unidentified showgirl makes a few last-minute preparations, before hitting the stage at the 'El Capitan Theatre' in Los Angeles..  From a photoshoot conducted by photographer Milton Lewis, in 1948..

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A helpful Patti Waggin points the way to Heaven!
Scanned from a contact sheet in my personal collection..

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A helpful Patti Waggin points the way to Heaven!

Scanned from a contact sheet in my personal collection..

Famed manager of Los Angeles’ 'FOLLIES Theatre': Lillian Hunt (center) poses with a half-dozen of her showgirls.. I can recognize Patti Waggin (3rd from Left) and Novita (Far Right).. Not so sure about the others, unfortunately..

Famed manager of Los Angeles’ 'FOLLIES Theatre': Lillian Hunt (center) poses with a half-dozen of her showgirls.. I can recognize Patti Waggin (3rd from Left) and Novita (Far Right).. Not so sure about the others, unfortunately..

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Nejla Ates     aka.“The Turkish Delight”..
Backstage in her dressing room at NYC’s 'Latin Quarter' nightclub..

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Nejla Ates     aka.“The Turkish Delight”..

Backstage in her dressing room at NYC’s 'Latin Quarter' nightclub..

Evelyn West discovers secret details in her current dance contract..

Evelyn West discovers secret details in her current dance contract..

Fabulous Fanny is ready for her closeup..

Fabulous Fanny is ready for her closeup..

Candy Barr     (aka. Juanita Slusher)
A CUTE HONEYSUCKLE..

Candy Barr     (aka. Juanita Slusher)

A CUTE HONEYSUCKLE..

Tempest Storm        (aka. Annie Blanche Banks)

Tempest Storm        (aka. Annie Blanche Banks)

Dolores Del Raye prepares for another show..

Dolores Del Raye prepares for another show..

Libby Jones

Posing for a photograph in her dressing room..

Libby Jones

Posing for a photograph in her dressing room..