Lot 356: 8X10 Autographed Photo of Noted American Entertainer Lili St. Cyr

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April 26, 2018, 7:00 PM EST
Edgewater, FL, US
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Description: COLLECTIBLE SIGNED 10 inch high X 8 inch wide Autographed Publicity Photo of Noted American Entertainer Lili St. Cyr. Publicity Photo Approximately 10 inch high by 8 inch wide plus margins signed by noted American Entertainer Lili St. Cyr. Boldly Signed itu Sharpie: "Lili St. Cyr." On the verso of the photo is a label with the shot's title: "Chapeau Noir, Ciro's Hollywood."

"Willis Marie Van Schaack (1918-1999), known professionally as Lili St. Cyr, was a prominent American burlesque stripteaser. From the 1940s and most of the 1950s, St. Cyr with Gysy Rose Lee & Ann Corio were the most recognized acts in striptease] St. Cyr's stage name is a patronymic of the French aristocracy, which she first used when booked as a nude performer in Las Vegas. She attempted to turn her "assests" into a film career and did appear, in a few films in the 1950s and 1960s, but none brought her fame as a legitimate actor. Her famous 1951 trial for "lewd and lascivious" behavior resulted in a non-guilty jury verdict. The jury deciding that her performances were, in fact, art. Although more obscure toward the end of her life, her name popped-up regularly in 1950s tabloids: stories of her many husbands, brawls over her, and her attempted suicides. She was sexually linked with many high profile personalities like Ronald Reagan, Howard Hughes, & Marilyn Monroe."

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Condition Report: Very Good Condition
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