Rusty Lane        aka. "The Duchess Of Disrobe"..    
Rusty models a dance costume created by famed Burlesque fashion designer: Gussie Gross.. Ironically, Gussie’s husband was an L.A. Vice Squad officer that would regularly conduct raids at the 'FOLLIES Theatre'; where many of Gussie’s elaborate dance costumes were worn!

Rusty Lane        aka. "The Duchess Of Disrobe"..   

Rusty models a dance costume created by famed Burlesque fashion designer: Gussie Gross.. Ironically, Gussie’s husband was an L.A. Vice Squad officer that would regularly conduct raids at the 'FOLLIES Theatre'; where many of Gussie’s elaborate dance costumes were worn!

Stunning Smith

Stunning Smith


Libby Jones           aka. "The Park Avenue Playgirl"..
Part of a late-period promotional photo series..

Libby Jones           aka. "The Park Avenue Playgirl"..

Part of a late-period promotional photo series..

June Harlow         aka. "The American Beauty"..

June Harlow         aka. "The American Beauty"..

Lotus DuBois

Lotus DuBois

Pat “Amber” Halladay

Pat “Amber” Halladay

Rose La Rose        (aka. Rosina Dapello)


A vintage 50’s-era window poster advertising an appearance at the 'EMPIRE Burlesk Theatre’ in Newark, New Jersey.. Comedians Harry Levine and Al Weber were also part of the showbill..

Rose La Rose        (aka. Rosina Dapello)

A vintage 50’s-era window poster advertising an appearance at the 'EMPIRE Burlesk Theatre’ in Newark, New Jersey.. Comedians Harry Levine and Al Weber were also part of the showbill..

Antionette Monelle

Looks like a theatre owner got a little bit “creative” with the top part of Antionette’s fishnet stockings here.. (ie. the crazy added ink lines below her waist!)

Antionette Monelle

Looks like a theatre owner got a little bit “creative” with the top part of Antionette’s fishnet stockings here.. (ie. the crazy added ink lines below her waist!)

Vicki Palmer

Vicki Palmer

Sheena         aka. "The Fantastic Savage"..

Sheena         aka. "The Fantastic Savage"..