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Faith Bacon (I) (1910–1956)

Showman Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. once billed her as "the most beautiful girl in the world". Burlesque dancer Faith Bacon, and not the much better known Sally Rand who worked for Bacon in the early 1930s, is genuinely considered the lady who originated the "fan dance" during "The Jazz Age". The Los Angeles-born dancer was born Frances Yvonne Bacon on ... See full bio »
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Prison Train Maxine
Dance of Shame Actress


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 1942 A Lady with Fans (Short)
 1942 Dance of Shame (Short)
 1938 Prison Train

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Stage: Appeared in "Earl Carroll's Sketch Book" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music / lyrics by E.Y. Harburg and Jay Gorney. Book by Earl Carroll, Sidney Skolsky, Eddie Cantor. Conceived by / production supervised by / produced by Earl Carroll. Additional text by Eddie Welch. Additional numbers by Billy Rose, Vincent Rose, Harry Tobias... See more »

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My body is one of the loveliest on public display. I must keep it so I will never marry. See more »


Screen and vaudeville actress. See more »

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