The Internet has a fair selection of vintage images of strippers and burlesque dancers from the nineteen-forties, the fifties, sixties, seventies, and so on. Many are strangely orphaned like most of the kazillions of images out there. Just think, every day there are more images merely uploaded than all of the pictures produced during the 19th century. Most of these pictures drift unanchored to any connecting narrative. This shadow becomes more and more independent until it is the dominant figure and its original creator, the man himself, becomes utterly subservient.
Vintage Burlesque Nightclubs, Halls, Theatre, Bars Index List: 'Nighteries'
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Los Angeles had two important burlesque theatres: the Follies Theatre , located at S. Main Street in the downtown area, and the Burbank Theatre , located two blocks south at S. Main St. Built in as the Belasco Theatre, by Frederick Belasco, brother of the renowned theatrical producer David Belasco, it housed a repertory theatre company, the Belasco Stock Company. An early view of the Follies Theatre, Los Angeles. On October 27, , a pair of radio evangelists — Dr.