gmgallery:

The B&B Girl - by Rolf Armstrong
Original pastel on illustration board..
http://grapefruitmoongallery.com/22461

gmgallery:

The B&B Girl - by Rolf Armstrong

Original pastel on illustration board..

http://grapefruitmoongallery.com/22461

Vintage 50’s-era window poster advertising a Midnight showing of short Burlesque films, packaged as a Feature under the title: "Burlesk Varieties Of 1952".. The 'LIBERTY Theatre’ was located in the town of Mexico, Missouri. The theatre opened in November of 1920; and was demolished in November of 1995..

Vintage 50’s-era window poster advertising a Midnight showing of short Burlesque films, packaged as a Feature under the title: "Burlesk Varieties Of 1952".. The 'LIBERTY Theatre’ was located in the town of Mexico, Missouri. The theatre opened in November of 1920; and was demolished in November of 1995..

gentlemanlosergentlemanjunkie:

INSPECTOR MAIGRET and The Strangled Stripper  -  by Georges Simenon (1955)
Cover artwork by - Robert A. Maguire..
(via Inspector Maigret and the Strangled Stripper)

gentlemanlosergentlemanjunkie:

INSPECTOR MAIGRET and The Strangled Stripper  -  by Georges Simenon (1955)

Cover artwork by - Robert A. Maguire..

(via Inspector Maigret and the Strangled Stripper)

(via abandonedfunhouse)

burleskateer:

During the late-60’s and early-70’s, "STARVIN’ MARVIN’S" was really the last gasp at old-style burlesque houses in Toronto.. The kind of place where Burly-Q fans could still catch comedians performing between the different dancers.. By the mid-70’s, all of these venues would fully transition into modern-day strip joints..
You can read more about this part of Toronto history HERE..

burleskateer:

During the late-60’s and early-70’s, "STARVIN’ MARVIN’S" was really the last gasp at old-style burlesque houses in Toronto.. The kind of place where Burly-Q fans could still catch comedians performing between the different dancers.. By the mid-70’s, all of these venues would fully transition into modern-day strip joints..

You can read more about this part of Toronto history HERE..

burleskateer:
RETROGASM STEALS MY SHIT - SUNDAY

Vintage 50’s-era menu card for ‘Bimbo’s 365 CLUB’ in San Francisco, California.. A popular Burlesque nightclub, located on 365 Market Street (later, at 1025 Columbus Avenue).. It featured a unique “Girl In A Fish Bowl” attraction, that used mirrors to project an image of a nude model (posing in the Basement) into a Fish Bowl that resided on the Main Floor!

burleskateer:

RETROGASM STEALS MY SHIT - SUNDAY

Vintage 50’s-era menu card for ‘Bimbo’s 365 CLUB’ in San Francisco, California.. A popular Burlesque nightclub, located on 365 Market Street (later, at 1025 Columbus Avenue).. It featured a unique “Girl In A Fish Bowl” attraction, that used mirrors to project an image of a nude model (posing in the Basement) into a Fish Bowl that resided on the Main Floor!

Maxine Holman        aka. "The Wolf Girl"..
Appearing on a promotional poster for a 1953 appearance at the 'Clermont Hotel'; located in Atlanta, Georgia..

Maxine Holman        aka. "The Wolf Girl"..

Appearing on a promotional poster for a 1953 appearance at the 'Clermont Hotel'; located in Atlanta, Georgia..

Sequin gets carried for a Touchdown on the cover of 'TIGER'; a popular 50’s-era Men’s Magazine..  

Sequin gets carried for a Touchdown on the cover of 'TIGER'; a popular 50’s-era Men’s Magazine..  

Burlesk cartoon by: Bill Ward..      aka. “McCartney”

From the pages of the July ‘57 issue of ‘SHOWGIRLS’ humor digest..

Burlesk cartoon by: Bill Ward..      aka. “McCartney”

From the pages of the July ‘57 issue of ‘SHOWGIRLS’ humor digest..

Burlesk cartoon by: Bob "Tup" Tupper..   

Burlesk cartoon by: Bob "Tup" Tupper..   

Vintage theatrical poster for Duke Goldstone’s 1949 film: "HOLLYWOOD BURLESQUE".. Essentially a documentary film of a complete Burlesque show,— as recorded at the 'HOLLYWOOD Theatre'; located in San Diego, California..

Vintage theatrical poster for Duke Goldstone’s 1949 film: "HOLLYWOOD BURLESQUE".. Essentially a documentary film of a complete Burlesque show,— as recorded at the 'HOLLYWOOD Theatre'; located in San Diego, California..