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Thelma White Vintage Burlesque dancer photo 1

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
  • Birth Date: n/a
  • Birth Place: n/a.
  • Married: Bob Collins (MIA, killed in action 1945).
  • Clubs: Alvin | Brown Derby (Chicago) | Empire Circuit | Grand St. (St. Louis) | Follies (Kansas City |
  • Films: n/a

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