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Gaye Dawn Burlesque dancer photo 1

Gay Dawn ...

Vintage Burlesque dancer, Striptease Artist: Qouted as "A lovely and vivacious performer". Was part of the 'Striptease Trials' 8/21/1952: Gay Dawn along with Candy Renee, Marlene King, Janey Green, Eva Sassin and Ruby Reed... all charges dropped due to Insufficient evidence. Started dancing in a chorus line in 1950 at the Follies Theatre in Los Angeles. Hailed as one of America's top Burlesque dancers.


B/W Photo 1: Miss Dawn can be seen here in an hip length overcoat and ankle strap high heels. A beautiful small chested woman indeed. Danced at the Hudson, Follies, Strip City, Gayety and El Rey theatres.


  • Real Name: Gay Beck
  • Birth Date: 2/9/1923-10/6/1998 (died: Juneau, Alaska, USA)
  • Birth Place: Hoquiam, Oregon, USA
  • Married: yes, 1 daughter.
  • Films: Everybody's Girl ... aka 'Hollywood Peep Show' (1950) ... 49 MINUTES.


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