Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Gabrielle Robinne (F.C & Cie 427)

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Ginger Rogers – 1938

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Gabrielle Robinne (B.K.W.I. Kino 19 – Edition Pathe freres)

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Ann Pennington – 1921

Dancer and film actress Ann Pennington in a photo for George White’s “Scandals of 1921.”

Standing just 4’ 10” tall, Ann was one of the most popular performers on Broadway at the time earning $1,000 per week (= $13,000 per week today).

 

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Gabrielle Robinne (864-3) 1912

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Faith Bacon – 1929

 

 

Faith Bacon (born Frances Yvonne Bacon; 19th July 1910 – 26th September 1956) was an American burlesque dancer and actress. During the height of her career, she was billed as “America’s Most Beautiful Dancer” During her career, she used bubbles, flowers and fans in her nude dance routines. At the time, indecent exposure laws prohibited dancers from moving while appearing nude onstage. According to Bacon, she and Carroll tried several different tricks to get around these laws before finally coming up with the idea of the fan dance. The dance was an immediate hit. She danced regularly at New Amsterdam Theatre, New York where Olive Thomas danced and if one believes the stories Olive remains. This photograph is dated 1929

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Vintage Sunday

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Carmen De Villers

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Cléo de Mérode – by P. Nadar, 1900

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Cleo de Merode – c. 1890s

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