The Costello Twins Vintage publicity still features Ruth watching her twin sister adjust her hosiery, on the set of the 1948 Warner Bros. film: “April Showers”.. The twins were a well-regarded acrobatic dancing duo; but appeared in the film as part of a sextet “May Flowers” dance sequence..

The Costello Twins
Vintage publicity still features Ruth watching her twin sister adjust her hosiery, on the set of the 1948 Warner Bros. film: “April Showers”.. The twins were a well-regarded acrobatic dancing duo; but appeared in the film as part of a sextet “May Flowers” dance sequence..

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!

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!

Vintage 50’s-era souvenir menu card for the ‘COLONY Club’ in Gardena, California.. A popular 50’s-era Burlesque nightclub, located at the corner of Western Avenue at 149th Street.. Where a guy could still get a Steak Dinner for only $2.95?!

Vintage 50’s-era souvenir menu card for the ‘COLONY Club’ in Gardena, California.. A popular 50’s-era Burlesque nightclub, located at the corner of Western Avenue at 149th Street.. Where a guy could still get a Steak Dinner for only $2.95?!

A bevy of showgirls pose for a lobby card used to promote the 1953 film 'STRIPORAMA'; starring: Lili St. Cyr.. Produced by Martin Lewis, it would serve as the inspiration for Irving Klaw’s own entries into the genre: 'TEASERAMA' and 'VARIETEASE'..

A bevy of showgirls pose for a lobby card used to promote the 1953 film 'STRIPORAMA'; starring: Lili St. Cyr.. Produced by Martin Lewis, it would serve as the inspiration for Irving Klaw’s own entries into the genre: 'TEASERAMA' and 'VARIETEASE'..

Vintage photo dated from 1959, features the staff and talent of the 'MARDI GRAS’ nightclub; located in Key West, Florida..  

Vintage photo dated from 1959, features the staff and talent of the 'MARDI GRAS’ nightclub; located in Key West, Florida..  

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Petite stripper Patti Waggin gets a helping hand from 6’ 3” Vallkyra..

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Petite stripper Patti Waggin gets a helping hand from 6’ 3” Vallkyra..

Vintage 50’s-era matchbook for the ‘COLONY Club’ in Gardena, California.. A popular 50’s-era Burlesque nightclub, located at the corner of Western Avenue at 149th Street..

Vintage 50’s-era matchbook for the ‘COLONY Club’ in Gardena, California.. A popular 50’s-era Burlesque nightclub, located at the corner of Western Avenue at 149th Street..

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..

Beautiful graphic design is featured on a vintage 50’s-era coaster from ‘The BOMB SHELTER’.. This nightclub was operated by Hank Bickles and Jack Groat; and was located in Long Beach, California..

Beautiful graphic design is featured on a vintage 50’s-era coaster from ‘The BOMB SHELTER’.. This nightclub was operated by Hank Bickles and Jack Groat; and was located in Long Beach, California..

Vintage 50’s-era matchbook for the 'CLUB HOLLYWOOD’ nightclub, located at 293 North Washington Avenue; in Bridgeport, Connecticut..  

Vintage 50’s-era matchbook for the 'CLUB HOLLYWOOD’ nightclub, located at 293 North Washington Avenue; in Bridgeport, Connecticut..