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?!

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..  

heart-shaped-apple:

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

heart-shaped-apple:

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..

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..

girl-o-matic:
Theatrical poster for the 1954 film: ‘TIAJUANA After MIDNITE’; directed by Phil Tucker.. The movie was one of a series of documentary-style recordings of Burlesque shows staged inside theatres across California.. This example, featured strippers: Rita Ravell, Misty Ayres, Mitzi Doré, Bobbi Bruce, and Libby Jones..

girl-o-matic:

Theatrical poster for the 1954 film: ‘TIAJUANA After MIDNITE’; directed by Phil Tucker.. The movie was one of a series of documentary-style recordings of Burlesque shows staged inside theatres across California.. This example, featured strippers: Rita Ravell, Misty Ayres, Mitzi Doré, Bobbi Bruce, and Libby Jones..

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COSTUME ADJUSTMENTS..
Jennie Lee (at Left) is featured with good friends: Pat Flannery (middle) and Doreen Gray, in a publicity photo for the 1951 Burlesque film: "DING-DONG! A NIGHT in the MOULIN ROUGE".. It was a documentary-style recording of a complete Burlesque show filmed at the ‘MOULIN ROUGE Theatre’; located in Oakland, California..

COSTUME ADJUSTMENTS..

Jennie Lee (at Left) is featured with good friends: Pat Flannery (middle) and Doreen Gray, in a publicity photo for the 1951 Burlesque film: "DING-DONG! A NIGHT in the MOULIN ROUGE".. It was a documentary-style recording of a complete Burlesque show filmed at the ‘MOULIN ROUGE Theatre’; located in Oakland, California..

Vintage matchbook for the ‘MOULIN ROUGE’, located at 412 Broadway Avenue (near Montgomery); in San Francisco, California.. The nightclub was one of a number of local Topless Bars that were owned/operated in the mid-60’s by: Dave Rapken.. Jeani Monroe, Vicki O’Day, and Jezebel, were some of the performers that danced at this venue..

Vintage matchbook for the ‘MOULIN ROUGE’, located at 412 Broadway Avenue (near Montgomery); in San Francisco, California.. The nightclub was one of a number of local Topless Bars that were owned/operated in the mid-60’s by: Dave Rapken.. Jeani Monroe, Vicki O’Day, and Jezebel, were some of the performers that danced at this venue..

June 1954 program ad for the ‘EMPIRE Burlesk Theatre’, featuring: Ann Perri, Sequin and "The Crown Prince of FUN".. Manny King!

June 1954 program ad for the ‘EMPIRE Burlesk Theatre’, featuring: Ann Perri, Sequin and "The Crown Prince of FUN".. Manny King!

noonesnemesis:

The poster says:
Blaze Starr - "Miss Spontaneous Combustion"..
and yes,— there was a real fire
'GAYETY Theatre'  (ca.1960)

noonesnemesis:

The poster says:

Blaze Starr - "Miss Spontaneous Combustion"..

and yes,— there was a real fire

'GAYETY Theatre'  (ca.1960)