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Burlesque Dancers Arrested History Index List (Pictured: Stripper Miss Evangeline) Listings
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Streetswings Burlesque Dancers Arrested During Performances History Archives index lists. This page lists Burlesque dancers performing in Nightclubs and being arrested or other illegal issues getting Jail or Prison time. Warning, Some pics are on the Risqué side!!!. There are thousands of dance information pages on this site ... If not on this list try using the search feature above, It may not be listed here yet, or try the Non Burlesque dancers listings link below.
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(Click 'Table Headers' below to Sort) ... "These women are fairly good looking (mostly,) the dialogue -- well, if you are interested in dialogue, you are looking in the wrong place!"
Stage Name Real Name Information Club Arrested Charges Verdict Fines Date
Blaze Starr Fannie Belle Fleming n/a Philadelphia Obscenity charges Charges dropped n/a n/a
Bunny Ware Joann Ware n/a Satrdust Club, St Louis Lewd & Indecent acts (13 times) Charges dropped ? 6/16
Candy Barr Juanita Dale Slusher Non Fatally shooting second Husband n/a Assault with a Deadly Weapon Charges dropped n/a 1956
Candy Barr Juanita Dale Slusher n/a n/a Marijuana Drug possession 15-years (served 3 years) n/a 10/27/1957
Carol Doda Teresa Hill also arrested: Gino del Prete San Francisco's 'Condor Club' Indecent Exposure | Lewd and Dissolute Conduct Not Guilty n/a 4/22/1965
Evangeline The Oyster Girl Abbie Jewel Slawson n/a Casino Royale Catfight with Divena Released n/a 1949
Evelyn West n/a n/a St. Louis Indecent exposure Charges dropped n/a n/a
Faith Bacon Frances Yvonne Bacon n/a Park Ave, NY (Publicity Stunt) Indecent exposure n/a $500 Bond 7/9/1930
Faith Bacon Frances Yvonne Bacon n/a Earl Carroll Theatre Indecent exposure Carroll charged > $100 4/23/1939
Irma The Body Mary Goodneighbor n/a Old Howard Obscenity charges / 3 Girls n/a n/a 11/9/1953
LaBette Darlene LaBette Varallo n/a Saddle Bar, the (MN.) Lewd & Indecentacts¹ None $100 5/9/1953
Lili St. Cyr Willis Marie Van Schaak n/a Follies Theatre (Los Angeles) Nudity charge Guilty Fined 1947
Lili St. Cyr Willis Marie Van Schaak n/a Ciro's Indecent exposure | Lewd & Lascivious Acquitted n/a 1951
Mabel Santley Mabel Santley USA Lifted her skirt up on stage during Can-Can act. Indecent exposure Guilty $200 3/1879
Mae West Mae Jane West n/a Her Broadway Play 'Sex' | Arrested 2 different times Obsentity and Corrupting the morals of youth 10 days n/a 1927
Margie Hart Edna Margaret Cox Wine, Women and Song | Said to cause the fall of Burlesque Irving Place Theatre (with 9 others Lewd & Indecent n/a n/a 1934
Margie Hart Edna Margaret Cox Wine, Women and Song | Said to cause the fall of Burlesque n/a Lewd & Indecent Guilty, No Charges n/a 1942
Marion Russell n/a n/a Old Howard Obscenity charges / 3 Girls n/a n/a 11/9/1953
Mata Hari Margaretha Geertruida Zelle Was arrested as a Spy by the German Army Germany Espionage (as a Spy) Executed! (Firing Squad) n/a 10/15/1917
Misty Monaco n/a n/a n/a Violating the municipal anti-burlesque ordinance Guilty $1,900 1956
Rose La Rose Rosina DePella n/a Old Howard Obscenity charges / 3 Girls n/a n/a 11/9/1953
Sally Rand Harriet Helen Gould Beck n/a Chicago World's Fair Lewd Conduct, Indecent exposure n/a n/a 1933 and 1934
Sally Rand Harriet Helen Gould Beck n/a San Francisco's 'Savory Club' 3 charges: Indecent Exposure, Corrupting the Morals of an Audience, Conducting an Obscene Show Charges Dropped n/a 1933 and 1934
Satan's Angel Angel C. Walker She touched an audience member on the shoulder during her 'Wonder Woman act' Chicago (Guam) Lewd and Mischievous Behavior n/a n/a 1/30/1938
Satira Patricia Schmidt (aka: Patricia Van Ingen) Shot and killed John Mee (her boyfriend) on his Yacht, claimed self-defense Havana, Cuba Murder Found Guilty of Manslaughter-Homicide 15 Years (Was pardoned ...served 18 months) 1946
Suzanne Haines & Sheila Brendensen Suzanne Haines & Sheila Brendensen n/a Alameda Burlesque (Orangevale, Sacramento) Indecent exposure n/a n/a 7/1969
Zorita Ada Brockett n/a Toledo Kentucky Club Indecent exposure (nude) Case went to court $200 bail, 1/2 hour Jail n/a n/a
Zorita Ada Brockett Zorita, Gwen Gibson and 2 males Zorita's Apartment Violating the White Slave Act (Prostitution) n/a n/a n/a
Zorita Ada Brockett Was walking her Snake (on a leash) on a crowded street While working 1933 Chicago Worlds Fair Nudist Colony Disturbing the Peace n/a n/a n/a
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