burleskateer:

Virginia Bell

burleskateer:

Virginia Bell

Dixie Evans          aka. “The Marilyn Monroe Of Burlesque”.


From a very early Nudie-Cutie photo set..

Dixie Evans          aka. “The Marilyn Monroe Of Burlesque”.

From a very early Nudie-Cutie photo set..

Daphne Driessen

Daphne Driessen

Kitti Feliz gets a little bit cheeky..

Kitti Feliz gets a little bit cheeky..

Hurricane Dare







From a larger photo series shot by Irving Klaw..

Hurricane Dare

From a larger photo series shot by Irving Klaw..

Sequin         aka. “Beauty in the 4th Dimension”..










Photo courtesy of The Geri Tamburello (Sequin) Fan Club..

Sequin         aka. “Beauty in the 4th Dimension”..

Photo courtesy of The Geri Tamburello (Sequin) Fan Club..

Lynne O’Neill  
“The Original Garter Girl” adjusts her garter..

Lynne O’Neill  

“The Original Garter Girl” adjusts her garter..

Rusty Lane 
Posing for a Fan Club photo series taken shortly after her photoshoot for the ‘Burlesque Historical Company’ postcard series..

Rusty Lane 

Posing for a Fan Club photo series taken shortly after her photoshoot for the ‘Burlesque Historical Company’ postcard series..

girliemagazine:

Jean Smyle          aka. "Venus The Body"..

girliemagazine:

Jean Smyle          aka. "Venus The Body"..

Lonnie Young
Posing in a soapy bathtub with her pythons for a Men’s Magazine photoshoot.. Both snakes have had their mouths sealed shut with adhesive tape, as was generally the practice with dancers performing with snakes.. Eventually, local ASPCA organizations would catch up with Ms. Young ( and most notably: Zorita ) to end this cruel practice!

Lonnie Young

Posing in a soapy bathtub with her pythons for a Men’s Magazine photoshoot.. Both snakes have had their mouths sealed shut with adhesive tape, as was generally the practice with dancers performing with snakes.. Eventually, local ASPCA organizations would catch up with Ms. Young ( and most notably: Zorita ) to end this cruel practice!