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Olive Thomas & Don the inebriate dog in Midnight Frolic 1915

April 18, 2021 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Olive Thomas – Midnight Frolic – 1915

The Midnight Frolic

Olive Thomas wearing her balloon costume on the stage of the New Amsterdam’s rooftop theatre during the original run of the Midnight Frolic.

Male patrons were encouraged to use their cigars and cigarettes to pop the balloons. Photo circa 1915.

January 26, 2021 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment