Thelma White ... "Beauty and the Beast!"
Vintage Burlesque Dancer: Thelma White. Danced on many stages over time from the late 1930's onward. Had a very popular 'Half&Half' routine done with the other half being a Gorilla called 'Beauty and the Beast'. One of her acts was titled 'Moth and Flame'. Also used a dog in one of her acts named 'Ginger'. The Bandleader Thelma White once tried to sue Burlesque Thelma for use of name in 1947*.
B/W Photo 2: Miss white during a scene in her "Half and HALF" dance entitled "Beauty and the Beast."
- Birth Name: Thelma White
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- Married: Bob Collins (MIA, killed in action 1945).
- Clubs: Alvin | Brown Derby (Chicago) | Empire Circuit | Grand St. (St. Louis) | Follies (Kansas City |
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