By Dusty Sage
Peek at the back of Minsky’s marquees into the non-public and bubbling lives of the celebs of Burlesque. Glimpse up shut the intimate tales of strippers and comics, and their friendships, confidences, heartbreaks, laughter, and weird quirks.
Burlesque grew out of London’s song halls and early American minstrel exhibits to turn into an essential component of express company. Burlesque introduced many proficient, recognized comedians, akin to Fanny Brice, Eddie Cantor, Bert Lahr, Milton Berle, Lou Costello, Jack Haley, Sid Caesar, Danny Kaye, Ted Healy, Morey Amsterdam, pink Buttons, Jackie Gleason, Bob desire, and Phil Silvers.
Star strippers incorporated Sally Rand, Gypsy Rose Lee, Tempest typhoon, Lili St. Cyr, Blaze Starr, Ann Corio, and Margie Hart.
Discover how a tasteful tease, a wink, and a wiggle made audiences howl on the zany antics of baggy-pants comics. Illustrated.
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Burlesque In a Nutshell: Girls, Gimmicks and Gags by Dusty Sage