Vintage press photo dated from July 22nd - 1959, features Lili St. Cyr walking out of a courtroom in Reno, Nevada.. She had just won a divorce from husband #5 (of 6): Edgar Friedman (aka. actor Ted Jordan).. They had been married since 1955..

Vintage press photo dated from July 22nd - 1959, features Lili St. Cyr walking out of a courtroom in Reno, Nevada.. She had just won a divorce from husband #5 (of 6): Edgar Friedman (aka. actor Ted Jordan).. They had been married since 1955..

Press photo dated from the mid-70’s features a decidedly seedy view on the 'RIALTO Theatre' in Chicago.. By this time, classic Burlesque had all but disappeared; with most venues converting to porno theatres to survive..

Press photo dated from the mid-70’s features a decidedly seedy view on the 'RIALTO Theatre' in Chicago.. By this time, classic Burlesque had all but disappeared; with most venues converting to porno theatres to survive..

Margo Dees
Vintage press photo dated from December of ‘41, used to promote her appearance in an all-new "A.B. Marcus Revue" on the stage of the 'Oriental Theatre' in Chicago..

Margo Dees

Vintage press photo dated from December of ‘41, used to promote her appearance in an all-new "A.B. Marcus Revue" on the stage of the 'Oriental Theatre' in Chicago..

Vintage press photo dated from March of ‘56 features Minneapolis vice officers escorting June Harlow (center) and 2 other dancers to police headquarters.. A total of 6 dancers were arrested at the 'ALVIN Theatre' on charges of "lewd and indecent exposure"..

Vintage press photo dated from March of ‘56 features Minneapolis vice officers escorting June Harlow (center) and 2 other dancers to police headquarters.. A total of 6 dancers were arrested at the 'ALVIN Theatre' on charges of "lewd and indecent exposure"..

Vintage press photo dated from the mid-1950’s features Lili St. Cyr welcoming former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt to the 'El Rancho Vegas' casino in Las Vegas.. Posing behind Lili are 'El Rancho' owner Beldon Katleman and (at Far Left) top comedian Joe E. Lewis..

Vintage press photo dated from the mid-1950’s features Lili St. Cyr welcoming former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt to the 'El Rancho Vegas' casino in Las Vegas.. Posing behind Lili are 'El Rancho' owner Beldon Katleman and (at Far Left) top comedian Joe E. Lewis..

Vintage press photo dated from the early-1950’s shows crowds outside the 'Casino Royale'; a nightclub located in the French Quarter of New Orleans.. The venue was run by a popular local dancer named: Stormy (aka. Stacey Lawrence).. Alouette LeBlanc and Pat "Amber" Halladay can also be seen advertised on the club’s marquee posters..

Vintage press photo dated from the early-1950’s shows crowds outside the 'Casino Royale'; a nightclub located in the French Quarter of New Orleans.. The venue was run by a popular local dancer named: Stormy (aka. Stacey Lawrence).. Alouette LeBlanc and Pat "Amber" Halladay can also be seen advertised on the club’s marquee posters..

THESE BARS AREN’T CANDY

Vintage press photo dated from October of ‘57, features Candy Barr behind the bars of a courthouse prison, after losing an appeal to overturn a ridiculous 15-year sentence for marijuana possession.. Many speculate that the severity of her sentence had more to do with Ms. Barr’s association to Mickey Cohen (and hence, organized crime).
Fortunately, she would only end up serving 3 Years + 91 Days in a Huntsville prison, before finally being released..

THESE BARS AREN’T CANDY

Vintage press photo dated from October of ‘57, features Candy Barr behind the bars of a courthouse prison, after losing an appeal to overturn a ridiculous 15-year sentence for marijuana possession.. Many speculate that the severity of her sentence had more to do with Ms. Barr’s association to Mickey Cohen (and hence, organized crime).

Fortunately, she would only end up serving 3 Years + 91 Days in a Huntsville prison, before finally being released..

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..

CANDY WANTS A NEW LIFE
Vintage press photo dated from February of ‘63, features Candy Barr reading to her 7 year-old daughter: “Troylene”; after being released from Huntsville prison.. Ms. Barr served 3 Years + 91 Days of an insane 15-year marijuana possession sentence.. "I do not intend to become a stripper again.. I plan to have some type of career and would like to get into the social field.."

CANDY WANTS A NEW LIFE

Vintage press photo dated from February of ‘63, features Candy Barr reading to her 7 year-old daughter: “Troylene”; after being released from Huntsville prison.. Ms. Barr served 3 Years + 91 Days of an insane 15-year marijuana possession sentence.. "I do not intend to become a stripper again.. I plan to have some type of career and would like to get into the social field.."

burleskateer:


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

burleskateer:

Nejla Ates     aka.“The Turkish Delight”..

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