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Lilly Christine (1923–1965)

Lilly Christine, a.k.a. "The Cat Girl," was a famous and beloved burlesque exotic dancer and men's magazine model of the late 1940's up until the early 1960's with a mesmerizing stage presence, a wild mane of long peroxide blonde hair, and a simply spectacular 37C-22-35 voluptuous bombshell body. Lilly was born as Martha Theresa Pompender on ... See full bio »

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Achtung! Hochspannung! Burlesque Dancer


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 1955 Achtung! Hochspannung! (TV Movie)
Burlesque Dancer (as Christine & Moll)
 1948 Two Guys from Texas
Guest (uncredited)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1946 Two Guys from Milwaukee
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1944 Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Minor Role (uncredited)

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From the late 1940s through the 1950s, enjoyed success as one of the most popular exotic dancers in the country. See more »

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1 Article | 4 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Christine & Moll

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In the 1950's, Lilly Christine tested for the title role in the "Sheena" TV series, along with Irish McCalla (the eventual choice,) Anita Ekberg, Debra Paget, and others. See more »


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