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Lya De Putti Burlesque dancer photo 1

Lya de Putti ...

Burlesque Artist, Film Actress: Lya de Putti. More actress than a bulesque star, but did have some roles on the burlesque side, namely topless. She began her stage career on the Hungarian Vaudeville circuit. She made her screen debut in 1918. Was on the cover of April, 1925 'Motion Picture Magazine.


B/W Photo 1: Miss Putti is seen here with a typical 'Bob Cut' hair style of the 1920's. She has one hand on head and a sleeveless top that expose side boob, very risqué for the time.




  • Real Name: Amalia 'Lia' Putty
  • Birth Date: 1/10/1897 – 11/27/1931
  • Birth Place: Vécse, Austria-Hungary (Vojčice, Slovakia)
  • Married: Zoltán Szepessy
  • Films: Gypsy Blood (1920) | Ilona (1921) | Othello (1922) | Malva (1924) | Jealousy (1925) | God Gave Me Twenty
    Cents (1926) | Manon Lescaut (1926) | Varieté (1925) | Sorrows of Satan (1926) | Young Blood (1926) | All About
    Love (1929) ... and others.


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