Tempest Storm

Burlesque dancer, 80, flaunts her stuff

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    Tempest Storm, an 80-year-old burlesque dancer, tries on her feather boa in her apartment in Las Vegas.

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    June 7, 2008: Tempest Storm, an 80-year-old burlesque dancer, walks through the casino area to perform at the Burlesque Hall of Fame's annual All-Star Burlesque Weekend held at the Palms hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Since she first started in the business more than 50 years ago, Storm saw the art that made her famous on the brink of extinction.

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    June 7, 2008: Tempest Storm, an 80-year-old burlesque dancer, gets dressed for the Burlesque Hall of Fame's annual All-Star Burlesque Weekend held at the Palms hotel and casino in Las Vegas.

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    Tempest Storm heads to the stage to perform at the Burlesque Hall of Fame's annual All-Star Burlesque Weekend held June 7.

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    June 7, 2008: Tempest Storm, 80, performs during the Burlesque Hall of Fame's annual All-Star Burlesque Weekend held at the Palms hotel and casino in Las Vegas.

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    June 7, 2008: Tempest Storm, an 80-year-old burlesque dancer, walks into the dressing room after performing at the Burlesque Hall of Fame's annual All-Star Burlesque Weekend held at the Palms hotel and casino in Las Vegas.

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    Tempest Storm, an 80-year-old burlesque dancer, chats with other dancer backstage before performing at the Burlesque Hall of Fame's annual All-Star Burlesque Weekend. More than 50 years ago she was dubbed the 'Girl With the Fabulous Front' and told by famous men she had the 'Best Two Props in Hollywood. She still performs but her contemporaries -- Blaze Starr, Bettie Page and Lili St. Cyr -- have died or hung up the pasties.

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    Tempest Storm, an 80-year-old burlesque dancer, autographs her photos during the Burlesque Hall of Fame's annual All-Star Burlesque Weekend held in Las Vegas in June.

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    June 6, 2008: Tempest Storm, an 80-year-old burlesque dancer, rests in her Las Vegas apartment.

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    Tempest Storm fixes her makeup in her apartment in this June 6, 2008, photo. More than 50 years ago she was dubbed the 'Girl With the Fabulous Front' and told by famous men she had the 'Best Two Props in Hollywood. She still performs but her contemporaries -- Blaze Starr, Bettie Page and Lili St. Cyr -- have died or hung up the pasties.

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    Tempest Storm, an 80-year-old burlesque dancer, puts her hands together while resting in her apartment in Las Vegas in this June 6, 2007 photo.

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    June 6, 2008: Tempest Storm, an 80-year-old burlesque dancer, rests in her Las Vegas apartment. More than 50 years ago she was dubbed the 'Girl With the Fabulous Front' and told by famous men she had the 'Best Two Props in Hollywood.' Since then, Storm saw the art that made her famous on the brink of extinction. Her contemporaries, Blaze Starr, Bettie Page and Lili St. Cyr, have died or hung up the pasties.

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    A pair of high heels and a feather boa belonging to 80-year-old burlesque dancer Tempest Storm.

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