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Special – HBO – Strippers – An American Original – Host Gwen Verdon – Part 2

DOG ASIDE:

In part 2 of Strippers narrated by Gwen Verdon shows footage of Little Egypt at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1896….as Sally Rand performed at 40 years later at the Chicago World’s Fair again…..which was taking place during the height of The Depression….as Sally Rand saved the Fair with her striptease version of the Fan Dance…..as the video ends with a look at Paris France’s sexual revolution at the world famous theaters on the Champs Elesees….and that is where a beautiful American black woman….by the name of Josephine Bateman….took the stage and won the hearts of Frenchmen everywhere. 

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