Goldwyn Girls mingle with Navy men during WW2 - c. 1940s
On October 6, 1889, a Frenchman named Joseph Oller made history by opening the world’s most famous burlesque club in Paris’ 18th arrondissement: the Moulin Rouge. Named for the red windmill on top of the building, it is the cornerstone of burlesque culture and very possibly the birthplace of the striptease.
showgirls at the Copacabana Club, New York City, by Stanley Kubrick, 1948
Goldwyn Girls - Mary Brewer, Diane Mumby, Karen Gaylord, Mary Ellen Gleason, Martha Montgomery, Irene Vernon - c. 1940s
Guys and Dolls
Gjon Mili, Life Magazine
Holiday on Ice 1961 - the Glamour-“Icers” all lined up for their “Teepees and Totem Poles” number.
“Hell’s 400” 1926