Sunday, March 1, 2009

Rose La Rose.




Her career spanned three decades. Life started as a cashier at Minsky's theatre. It wasnt long she started performing with some of the greats of burlesque.

Born 1919 Rosina DePella, Her stage Rose la Rose name was given to her early unfortunately she didn't like it but it stayed with her. She appeared in a couple of movies, Wages of sin 1938 and Queen of burlesque 1946.
She was well known for her costumes. She went on to own a chain of theaters and unfortunately passed away too young in July 1972 at 53.Classic burlesque.

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