Candy Barr story
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She worked at the Colony Club, with a large placard of her prominently displayed out front. Barr established herself in burlesque and striptease with her trademark costume of a cowboy hat, pasties, scant panties, a pair of pearl-handled cap six-shooters in a holster strapped low on her hips, and cowboy boots.
British actress Joan Collins, right, rehearses a provocative dance for her role in her latest film, “Seven Thieves”, with technical advisor and real-life burlesque queen Candy Barr, in Hollywood, California, Aug. 20, 1959
Candy Barr on a Magazine cover. She acquired the stage name “Candy Barr” at this time (given to her by Barney Weinstein, reportedly because of her fondness for Snickers bars), bleached her hair platinum blond, and quickly became a headliner.