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Irving Klaw (1910–1966)

Irving Klaw was a true pioneer in the world of bondage fetish photography whose pictures and movies of the legendary Bettie Page played a principal role in establishing Page as a major pin-up icon. Klaw was born on November 9, 1910, in Brooklyn, New York City. After working four unsuccessful years as a furrier, Irving and his sister Paula opened a... See full bio »

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Hide Hide Show Show Director (7 credits)
 2001 Dance of Passion (Short) (uncredited)
 1998 Betty Page: Bondage Queen (Video documentary)
 1998 Betty Page: Pin Up Queen (Video documentary)
 1958 Blaze Starr (Short)
 1956 Buxom Beautease (Documentary)
 1955 Teaserama (Documentary)
 1954 Varietease (Documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (7 credits)
 2001 Dance of Passion (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1968 How I Became a Nudist (producer)
 1963 Nature's Sweethearts (producer)
 1956 Buxom Beautease (Documentary) (producer)
 1955 Teaserama (Documentary) (producer)
 1954 Varietease (Documentary) (producer)
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 2001 Real Sex (TV Series documentary) (archive source - 1 episode)
- Real Sex 28: Bedroom Tricks & Treats (2001) ... (archive source)
 2001 Dance of Passion (Short) (presenter)
Hide Hide Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
 2001 Dance of Passion (Short) (camera operator - uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (1 credit)
 1954 Varietease (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
 2012 Bettie Page Reveals All (Documentary)
Himself - Photographer
 2004 Bettie Page: The Girl in the Leopard Print Bikini (Video documentary)

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Is portrayed by Chris Bauer in The Notorious Bettie Page (2005) and by Clinton Ehrlich in Bettie Page: Dark Angel (2004)


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