Category Archives: Burlesque

Gayety Burlesk Theatre photos, 1933

Gayety Theatre stage productions 405 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland September or October 1933 John Dubas (fl. 1904-1973) 8×10 inch acetate negative Arthur U. Hooper Memorial Collection Baltimore City Life Museum Collection Maryland Historical Society MC9271 .1 MC9271 .6 Click … Continue reading

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Blaze Starr’s Wild Animal Acts

I’ve been reading Behind the Burly Q: The Story of Burlesque in America by Leslie Zemeckis, who also directed the hit documentary film of the same title. It’s an oral history of American Burlesque “as told by the performers who … Continue reading

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1960s Club Eldorado Baltimore Burlesque Business Card

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Morganna rushes infield and kisses Oriole Cal Ripken, 1988

Remember Morganna, the overly-volumptuous baseball fan who show up at televised baseball games to run onto the field in her hotpants and slobber over the players? Fred Rasmussen at The Sun takes a look back at her Memorial Stadium antics. … Continue reading

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