Classic Bump n’ Grind: The Old Time Burlesque
Long before strippers started twirling on shiny brass poles in G-strings, men would get goofy watching women twirl their pasties at the old-timey burlesque shows. America’s big cities often had dozens of burlesque theaters that featured bodacious babes in barely-there costumes, at least until prudish city officials started banning the shows. But with the neo-burlesque movement coming back into vogue, and with Christina Aguilera and Cher co-starring in the new movie, Burlesque, here’s a fond look back at the heyday of burlesque.
Old Time Burlesque: Put Your Hands Up For Detroit
Variety Girls: The Old Time Burlesque Dancers
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