Actress Marian Martin in a Satan-themed burlesque cape. Martin actually played a dancer named ‘Pinky Lee’ in the 1943 film, ‘Lady of Burlesque’ which was based on the novel ‘The G-String Murders’ written by strip tease queen Gypsy Rose Lee. Martin was not a burlesque performer, but her costume is in the satanic burlesque spirit of this post.  Actress Marian Martin and a burlesque cape featuring our pal, Satan, 1930s

Actress Marian Martin and a burlesque cape featuring our pal, Satan, Martin actually played a dancer named ‘Pinky Lee’ in the 1943 film, ‘Lady of Burlesque’ which was based on the novel ‘The G-String Murders’ written by strip tease queen Gypsy Rose Lee.

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Age of glamor: Gypsy Rose Lee, who was famed for her striptease act, lived at Hatch House until 1970

GYPSY ROSE LEE!  Gypsy Rose Lee (January 9, 1911[1] – April 26, 1970) was an American burlesque entertainer famous for her striptease act. She was also an actress, author, and playwright whose 1957 memoir was made into the stage musical and film Gypsy.

Gypsy Rose Lee (January 1911 – April was an American burlesque entertainer, famous for her striptease act. She was also an actress, author and playwright, whose 1957 memoir was made into the stage musical and film Gypsy.

George Skadding - Dancer Gypsy Rose Lee Dasigning costume for girls to wear during her performance, adding another layer of lace on panties to avoid censorship, Memphis,TN,US,1954

Dancer Gypsy Rose Lee (R) designing costume for girls to wear during her performance, adding another layer of lace on panties to avoid censorship. Location: Memphis, TN, US Date taken: 1954 Photographer: George Skadding

Here's Gypsy (or Louise, as she was known before fame) with her sister June, in 1925. June would leave their act at 15 to elope.

Here's A Look At The Real Gypsy Rose Lee

The Decophile: The Circus

Vintage photographs of beautiful women I found at Zazzle Early French postcard Vintage Naughty French Pin Up Girl Photograp.

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Browse 40 yrs Since The Death Of Striptease Artiste Gypsy Rose Lee latest photos. View images and find out more about 40 yrs Since The Death Of Striptease Artiste Gypsy Rose Lee at Getty Images.

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Gypsy Rose Lee's memoirs Cover photo by Bruno of Hollywood

Natalie Wood as Gypsy Rose Lee Bouidior in the movie "Gypsy."  One of two favorite Natalie movies.  The costumes on her are so beautiful.  (So is her body - amazing!!!)

Natalie Wood as Gypsy Rose Lee Bouidior in the movie "Gypsy." One of two favorite Natalie movies. The costumes on her are so beautiful. (So is her body - amazing!

Natalie Wood - As Gypsy Rose Lee In 'Gypsy' (1962) - "I'm a pretty girl, Mama!"

Natalie Wood as Gypsy Rose Lee in the film version of the Broadway hit - Gypsy

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