The Dolly sisters. Betty Grable and June Haver played the Dolly Sisters in a movie made of their lives.

The Dolly sisters. Betty Grable and June Haver played the Dolly Sisters in a movie made of their lives.

how did these burlesque dancers even move wearing these huge, elaborate, sparkly headdress concoctions?

how did these burlesque dancers even move wearing these huge, elaborate, sparkly headdress concoctions?

MABEL LOVE Cont'd-In 1887, she played one of the children in "Masks & Faces" at London's Opera Comique. At 14 she was in George Edwardes's Burlesque Co at the Gaiety Theatre playing the dancing role of Totchen in "Faust Up To Date" (1888–89). In March 1889, under the headline "Disappearance of a Burlesque Actress", The Star newspaper reported that Love had disappeared. It was later reported that she had gone to the Thames Embankment, considering suicide.

MABEL LOVE Cont'd-In 1887, she played one of the children in "Masks & Faces" at London's Opera Comique. At 14 she was in George Edwardes's Burlesque Co at the Gaiety Theatre playing the dancing role of Totchen in "Faust Up To Date" (1888–89). In March 1889, under the headline "Disappearance of a Burlesque Actress", The Star newspaper reported that Love had disappeared. It was later reported that she had gone to the Thames Embankment, considering suicide.

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