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Midnight at the Palace: My Life as a Fabulous Cockette
Midnight at the Palace: My Life as a Fabulous Cockette
by Pam Tent
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The inside story of the rise and fall of the fabulous Cockettes by one of the founding members.... (read more)

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Burlesque and the New Bump-N-Grind
Burlesque and the New Bump-N-Grind
by Michelle Baldwin
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The burlesque revival is hot. This is the first book to look into this exciting culture.... (read more)

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Bettie Page Rules
Bettie Page Rules
by Jim Silke
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Century Girl: 100 Years in the Life of Doris Eaton Travis, Last Living Star of the Ziegfeld Follies
Century Girl: 100 Years in the Life of Doris Eaton Travis, Last Living Star of the Ziegfeld Follies
by Lauren Redniss
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The Ziegfeld Follies, Florenz Ziegfeld's stage spectaculars, promised the best performers, the most lavish sets, and the most ravishing girls. Doris Eaton Travis was one of these prized beauties-and, at 14, was chosen as the youngest chorus girl in the... (read more)

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Baggy Pants Comedy: Burlesque and the Oral Tradition (Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History)
Baggy Pants Comedy: Burlesque and the Oral Tradition (Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History)
by Andrew Davis
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A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 2012! Baggy Pants Comedy takes readers inside the burlesque houses of Depression-era America to explore the role of comedy in a show remembered mostly for strip-tease.It examines how burlesque comics, straightmen... (read more)

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Ziegfeld: The Man Who Invented Show Business
Ziegfeld: The Man Who Invented Show Business
by Ethan Mordden
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Any girl who twists her hat will be fired! – Florenz Ziegfeld And no Ziegfeld girl ever did as she made her way down the gala stairways of the Ziegfeld Follies in some of the most astonishing spectacles the American theatergoing public ever... (read more)

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American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
by Karen Abbott
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With the critically acclaimed Sin in the Second City, bestselling author Karen Abbott pioneered sizzle history (USA Today). Now she returns with the gripping and expansive story of America's coming-of-age — told through the extraordinary life of... (read more)

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No Applause--Just Throw Money: Or the Book That Made Vaudeville Famous
No Applause--Just Throw Money: Or the Book That Made Vaudeville Famous
by Trav S. D.
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"No Applause is a fabulous book worthy of its fabulous topic. Clever, thoughtful, and comprehensive, it is beautifully written and exhaustively researched, and it reminds us of the myriad ways in which vaudeville dominated urban America for half a... (read more)

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The Burlesque Handbook
The Burlesque Handbook
by Jo Weldon
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The Burlesque Handbookis the essential manual to understanding and performing both classic and neo-burlesque. Written by Jo Weldon, award-winning founder of the New York School of Burlesque, this book features easy-to-follow suggestions and exercises for... (read more)

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Burlesque and the Art of the Teese/Fetish and the Art of the Teese
Burlesque and the Art of the Teese/Fetish and the Art of the Teese
by Dita Von Teese
About the Author
Dita Von Teese is the undisputed Queen of Burlesque and a modern-day fashion icon. The author of the bestselling Burlesque and the Art of the Teese / Fetish and the Art of the Teese, she has appeared in Vanity Fair, Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Playboy,... (read more)

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Sweat, Tears, and Jazz Hands: The Official History of Show Choir from Vaudeville to Glee
Sweat, Tears, and Jazz Hands: The Official History of Show Choir from Vaudeville to Glee
by Mike Weaver
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Featuring more than 100 competitive show choirs from around the United States in photos, quotations, and stories, this edutainment-style book details the pop culture and theater influences that, over time, built this unique entertainment genre into the... (read more)

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Horrible Prettiness: Burlesque and American Culture (Cultural Studies of the United States)
Horrible Prettiness: Burlesque and American Culture (Cultural Studies of the United States)
by Robert C Allen
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It's All That Glitters: Portraits of Burlesque Performers in Their Homes
It's All That Glitters: Portraits of Burlesque Performers in Their Homes
by Brian C. Janes
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Burlesque: Legendary Stars of the Stage
Burlesque: Legendary Stars of the Stage
by Jane Briggeman
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Houdini!!! : the Career of Ehrich Weiss (96 Edition)
Houdini!!! : the Career of Ehrich Weiss (96 Edition)
by Kenneth Silverman
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The Velvet Hammer Burlesque
The Velvet Hammer Burlesque
by Michelle Carr
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The Bare Truth-- Stars of Burlesque of the '40s and '50s (Schiffer Pictorial Essay)
The Bare Truth-- Stars of Burlesque of the '40s and '50s (Schiffer Pictorial Essay)
by Len Rothe
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The Domestic Burlesque
The Domestic Burlesque
by Elsa Quarsell
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Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer (Screen Classics)
Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer (Screen Classics)
by Cynthia Brideson
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Burlesque: Exotic Dancers of the 50s and 60s
Burlesque: Exotic Dancers of the 50s and 60s
by Judson Rosebush
Synopsis
Presented here are 125 burlesque queens and belly dancing stars from the 1950s and 1960s portrayed in 8" x 10" glossy "booking photos." These attention-grabbing and sometimes startling photos are the publicity shots that dancers handed out to booking... (read more)

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