burleskateer:

Patti Waggin relaxes backstage..

burleskateer:

Patti Waggin relaxes backstage..

Gypsy Rose Lee         (aka. Louise Hovick)

Gypsy Rose Lee         (aka. Louise Hovick)

Lili St. Cyr’s half-sister Dardy Orlando shares the burlesque stage (during a skit) with comedian Pinky Lee..

Lili St. Cyr’s half-sister Dardy Orlando shares the burlesque stage (during a skit) with comedian Pinky Lee..

Tempest Storm

Tempest Storm

Showgirls enjoy a quick break in their Backstage dressing room between shows..

Showgirls enjoy a quick break in their Backstage dressing room between shows..

White Fury        aka. “The Cyclone Of Motion”..

White Fury        aka. “The Cyclone Of Motion”..

Vivienne Morgan      aka. “The Lady From Park Avenue”..
Vintage photo from 1952 features Vivienne touching up her makeup in a Backstage dressing room..

Vivienne Morgan      aka. “The Lady From Park Avenue”..

Vintage photo from 1952 features Vivienne touching up her makeup in a Backstage dressing room..

Burly-Q comic Bert Lahr hams it up as a policeman, in a skit with an unknown dancer..

Burly-Q comic Bert Lahr hams it up as a policeman, in a skit with an unknown dancer..

Dixie Evans      aka. "The Marilyn Monroe Of Burlesque"..
Posing backstage for a Christmas photo..

Dixie Evans      aka. "The Marilyn Monroe Of Burlesque"..

Posing backstage for a Christmas photo..

Patti Waggin relaxes backstage..

Patti Waggin relaxes backstage..