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..

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Blaze Starr poses at the entrance to 'Steve Brodie's Nightclub', in Philadelphia..
She enjoyed a 28-week appearance at this venue, in 1954..

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Blaze Starr poses at the entrance to 'Steve Brodie's Nightclub', in Philadelphia..

She enjoyed a 28-week appearance at this venue, in 1954..

Pat "Amber" Halladay appears on a vintage promo brochure for Leon Prima’s 500 Club; located in the heart of New Orleans’ famed "French Quarter".. The Club was owned by Leon and his famous musician brother: Louis.. The back of the brochure featured the nightclub’s Price List. I like the sound of "Bantam-Size" beers!

Pat "Amber" Halladay appears on a vintage promo brochure for Leon Prima’s 500 Club; located in the heart of New Orleans’ famed "French Quarter".. The Club was owned by Leon and his famous musician brother: Louis.. The back of the brochure featured the nightclub’s Price List. I like the sound of "Bantam-Size" beers!

Vintage photo dated from 1958, features the elaborate facade of Leon Prima’s famed ‘500 Club’ ; located at the corner of St. Louis and Bourbon Street in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana.. For many years, the nightclub was "home" to Lilly Christine.. Also appearing at the venue, was a young Bambi Brooks; who would late change her name to: Bambi Jones..

Vintage photo dated from 1958, features the elaborate facade of Leon Prima’s famed ‘500 Club’ ; located at the corner of St. Louis and Bourbon Street in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana.. For many years, the nightclub was "home" to Lilly Christine.. Also appearing at the venue, was a young Bambi Brooks; who would late change her name to: Bambi Jones..

Sherry Britton         aka. “The Sweetheart Of 52nd Street”..

Sherry Britton         aka. “The Sweetheart Of 52nd Street”..

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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..

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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..

Patti Waggin        aka. "A Little Bundle of Dynamite"..
Vintage promo poster dated from 1955 advertising an appearance at Chick Hedrick’s 'Domino Lounge'.. This popular nightclub was situated in the Imperial Hotel; located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia..

Patti Waggin        aka. "A Little Bundle of Dynamite"..

Vintage promo poster dated from 1955 advertising an appearance at Chick Hedrick’s 'Domino Lounge'.. This popular nightclub was situated in the Imperial Hotel; located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia..

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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!

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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..

Vintage 40’s-era photo features Sherry Britton (centre) leading 8 other chorines across the stage of 'LEON and EDDIE'S' nightclub; located in NYC’s famed "Strip Alley" on 52nd Street.. Ms. Britton was a popular WW2 Pin-Up Girl, and many returning GI’s made visits to see her perform, when stopping thru New York..

Vintage 40’s-era photo features Sherry Britton (centre) leading 8 other chorines across the stage of 'LEON and EDDIE'S' nightclub; located in NYC’s famed "Strip Alley" on 52nd Street.. Ms. Britton was a popular WW2 Pin-Up Girl, and many returning GI’s made visits to see her perform, when stopping thru New York..