Ladies Who Entertained Us

4th Ave Publishing

They entertained by stripping off their clothes on stage, it started in Vaudeville where they went from fully dressed to a tiny costume, Burlesque became a  genre of its own where the show was just ladies stripping on stage. As things got more adventurous Strippers would offer their act even on Night Club floors. Later in the Century as technology evolved Ladies would perform on film and then video tape.



Month: March 2024

Burlesque dancer Lili St. Cyr

Burlesque dancer Lili St. Cyr dancing in Irving Klaw’s Varietease (1954)

Baby Bubbles was a tassel twirler

Vintage Burlesque Model: Baby Bubbles. aka: Corky Dunbar and Elaine Jones. Her act was typical stripper but also used shake and quiver, shimmy and tassel twirling also had nice arm movements.

Lisa De Leeuw in blue

Lisa De Leeuw looking sexy in a very slim blue dress

Virginia Bell pink and gold

Virginia Bell showing off in pink cape and gold nipple covers

Traci looks formal

Traci Lords looks very sexy even when she is formal

A dancer making some small adjustments

A dancer making some small adjustments Dancer making some small adjustments

Stripper Lili St. Cyr

Lili St. Cyr took Ballet lessons as a child and started dancing in Hollywood as a chorus girl such as at the Florentine Gardens Nightclub. Realizing she could make more money nude she made the change. Lili’s debut as a…