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.