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Sabra Samarr Vintage Burlesque dancer photo 1

Sabra Samarr... "Turkish Delight," "Sultry Turkish Kitten," "Dancer Who Rocked Elvis"

Vintage Burlesque Dancer, Stripper: Sabra Samarr. Came to the USA as a Magician-Mind Readers assistant, who as part of his act caught bullets with his teeth. She eventually started peeling and he became her manager¹. Danced in the Donn Arden Revue 'All About Dames' at the Latin Quarter in 6/1959 (she was there for 6 months). Known for wearing many different headpieces with her costumes. Her style of Dance was a Turkish Belly Dance.


B/W Photo 1: Miss Sabra is seen here in a diamond type rhinestone costume with a Chinese mirrored headpiece.



  • Birth Name: n/a
  • Birth Date: n/a
  • Birth Place: Australia².
  • Married: n/a
  • Clubs/Theaters: Casino (Boston) | Latin Quarter (NY) | Roxy Theatre ('61) | Soundview Hotel (Milford '59)
  • Films: n/a
  • Hashtag #BurlSabra


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