chorus girls

1940s Chorus Girls Rehearsing

1940s Chorus Girls Rehearsing

Choreographer Lee Sherman photographed rehearsing dancers at Radio City Music Hall, New York inĀ  June 1947. I love the fabulous costumes, and also the way the photos give a real impression of his energy. He’s working at least as hard as all the dancers! You can read more about the production he was rehearsing for(…)

16 Stunning Photos of 1920s Ziegfeld Girls

16 Stunning Photos of 1920s Ziegfeld Girls

Ziegfeld girls were the cheesecake pinups of the 1920s. Beautiful and talented they were the chorus girls of the spectacular Ziegfeld Follies which ran from 1907 to 1931. Many Ziegfeld girls went on to fame and fortune in the cinema and stars including Barabara Stanwyck (below), Louise Brooks and Joan Blondell all launched their careers(…)

A 1930s Chorus Girl Pyramid on the Beach

A 1930s Chorus Girl Pyramid on the Beach

Chorus girls from the Theatre Royal on Tamarama Beach, ca. 1938. Photographed by Sam Hood. I’ve never been tempted to do acrobatics on the beach but it seems to be a common theme for vintage seaside photos! Is it just me?