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Author Regehr, Kaitlyn, author.

Title The League of Exotic Dancers : legends from American burlesque / Kaitlyn Regehr and Matilda Temperley
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, ©2017
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Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction -- Section 1 -- Context -- Exotic World -- Burlesque Revived -- Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender -- Section 2 -- Interviews -- Toni Elling -- Ellion Ness -- Dusty Summers -- Rubber Leggs -- Suzette Fontaine -- Tai Ping -- Kitten Natividad -- Gabriella Maze -- Holiday O'Hera -- Big Fannie Annie -- Isis Star -- Marinka -- Rita Alexander -- Penny Starr -- Liza Jordon -- April March -- Bic Carol -- Tempest Storm -- Conclusion
Summary "The Burlesque Hall of Fame reunion has been an annual tradition since 1955, when the League of Exotic Dancers (LED), one of America's earliest unions for women in exotic entertainment, held its first meeting. Today, situated in downtown Las Vegas, often called "Old Vegas" or "50s Vegas," The Burlesque Hall of Fame reunion now takes the form of a social club and support group, where these late life dancers perform their half-century-year-old routines from the golden age of burlesque to a rally of counter culture neo-burlesque fans"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject League of Exotic Dancers (U.S.)
Burlesque (Theater) -- United States
Stripteasers -- United States -- Interviews
Burlesque (Theater)
PERFORMING ARTS -- General.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Theater -- General.
Stripteasers.
United States.
Genre/Form Interviews.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0190457570
9780190457570