28 Classic Portrait Photos of Sally Rand, the Most Scandalous Burlesque Icon of the 1930s ~ Vintage Everyday
Ingenious 1930s burlesque queen, the great Sally Rand
Burlesque Series: Sally Rand's Fan Dance, 1933
When Portland pursued nude dancer Sally Rand: Mayor gave her key to city; UO frat wooed her
Born Helen Gould Beck to a West Point graduate and a homemaker, Rand had been serious about dance from a young age.
Sally Rand set to work but ran out of time and the burlesque fan dance was born.
An early supporter of her talent was , drama critic for the who saw her performing in a Kansas City nightclub and wrote glowing reviews.
In 1930 they came up with the fan dance which was an instant success.
She later pursued such career opportunities as night club cigarette girl, artist's model, and cafe dancer.
My brother Sam was only a year older than me, so our dad gave us money for the rides while they went to see the show.
For a short time as she worked her way to the west coast, she was employed as an acrobat in the.