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Evelyn West ... Original Hubba Hibba Girl Burlesque dancer photo 2

Evelyn West ...

Burlesque dance, Striptease Artist: Evelyn West. aka: "The Original Hubba-Hubba Girl"|"$50K Treasure Chest". "Evelyn is the girl generally credited with making burlesque bust-conscious,".

Evelyn started working at the Illinois State Fair in a sideshow. Her Burlesque career was not recognized until she was seen in a 1940's newspaper clipping for a performance in Calumet City.


B/W Photo 2: Miss West is seen here in a promo shot standing with one leg pointed out and hands on hips. Her costume consist of all black in color, ankle strap high heels and a white feather boa.



  • Real Name: Amy May Coomer (?Patricia McQulllan?)
  • Birth Date: 1/30/1922-11/14/2004
  • Birth Place: Adair County, Kentucky USA
  • Married: Al Charles
  • Films: Rhythm on the River (1940) | Birth of the Blues (1941) A Night at the Follies (1956).
  • See More: Evelyn West


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