Ziegfeld Follies ahhhhh…

Now this was fashion! Oh, the beautiful costumes, great hair, make-up, and feathers! This was Broadway! Well, before they realized it was more along the lines of a Vaudeville variety show…. tomato, tomatoe…..

What a time in history to be a woman!  They were roaring through those 20’s, 30’s, and  40’s, making their way in heels and heavy beaded statement pieces.(ouch) Those women made it look so easy on stage, but those performers worked hard for the money way before Donna Summer ever got the chance to sing about it.  I feel like I should say, “Thank You.”  Especially because in the 21st century, I can say, ” I am woman, hear me roar!” while in a pair of Nikes……

follies

                                  

 

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4 comments on “Ziegfeld Follies ahhhhh…

  1. fciprian2013 says:

    Thanks for the pics! I’m doing a little piece of fiction that takes place in 1911, the sixth year of the Follies. I really needed the visuals that you provided. Thank you so much. Your blog is included in the story-
    http://whereiblogonblogging.wordpress.com/2013/04/03/part-two-persistent-fires-and-four-blogs/

  2. tommiaw says:

    Fascinating article! Now to find the Ziegfeld Girls movie…(smile)

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