Independent from Long Beach, California on May 23, 1957 · Page 56
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 56

Long Beach, California
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Thursday, May 23, 1957
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? I 3 Z3-PI2 Z 5 INDIMNDINT.MIII.TI1IOUM ih |c«iii,), TKwi., M«r 11, mr French Striptease Gals Really Strip By CLAII1K COX · PARIS (Uri -- The F r e n c h take-off on the American strip- lease Is bumplnc nlong the road to success In Gny I'arce, . Tho secret of burlesque with the French touch, according to the French, .Is more strip and less tease. The experts also claim that the accent here Is an much on I'rctty l a c e s ax rn (IflliKorous curves. The French say their strippers arc younger, prettier i.nd more petite than the American brand. Us artistes, as they tire k n o w n here, don't d a w d l e IhroilEll a poky version of "Tea (or Two," undressing ruffle by ruffle and map by snap, nnd finally emerKlliK In « K-'trltlE mid flimsy bra, ns American strippers do. The French filrls £0 Into their acts with more zi'st. They unzip already brief costumes to swine ihythms. Then they pose or dance wearing only n single trl angular patch--n g-strtng with no itrlngs attached--for five to 30 minutes. Scores of girls nrc employed In Paris night clubs ranging from the iwnnk to the existentialist. The "cave." In which ex Istentlallst philosopher J e a n I'aul Snrte used to mope, has been taken over by girls who get paid to undress In public. SHOWS FKATiritlNfl strip, pen Include high-priced theat rlcal productions ns well as a weekly amateur disrobing night at the Moulin Rouge club. At the Moulin Rouge, girls selected from the audience peel off thefr date dressei urn! underthlngi to roars of laughter from the audience. For glrl.1 who want to learn more, there Is n striptease school vhlch teaches them the barr facts of the profession. A pretty blonde stripper will w h a t once were known as coo goo eyes takes a sudsy bath rlcht on the stage at the Crazy Horse Saloon cvfry night. A Let Rank bistro beauty strips to funeral music, w e e p i n g the while. The girls who get paid foi this activity come from almos every country. One,' n Scott 1st lass, had the thrill of her llf when her parents oame to Parl to watch her strip. They, In turn fllso were thrilled, when they found out how much money she makes--more than J100 a week L* striptease, as It Is called here, became a $2 million Indus .try last year, drawing more 'F.uropcnns than Americans, am more Frenchmen than foreign . visitors. This year It is expectei to bring further prosperity to the French nlcht club circuit. SOMK (illll.S work In more than one club. They appear for about J7.SO A strip In each of the several places on their nightly circuits. Some make as much as JfiOO a month. Alain Hernardln. operator n1 the Crazy Horse, downstairs 'from Bnlenclaga's ritzy dressmaking parlor and across the Mreet from the expensive Hotel George V, claims he Introduced IP striptease to Paris In 1951, to perk up the night club business. "I hear burlesque Is on the decline In the United States," Tiernnrdln said. "I'm afraid It Is too rude over there. Here, we are more artistic, more Intimate." Bernard!'! believes the micccs- here lies In the light In a Mrlp' per's eyes. "People like to look at a drl's eyes and mouth, even If she doesn't have n nice figure," he said. "When « girl looks at you, she looks with her eyes. When she smiles, she smiles with her mouth. Even If she Is 50, It ('oesn't matter, ns long us she smiles." To promote this theory of stripping, riernnrdln and an aged professor hnve organized the Academy of Striptease. It's slogan Is "honl «olt qul mal y prrnc"--evil be to him who evil thinks. It nlso Is the motto of the British Order of the Garter. Refugee Morale at Low Point NKW YORK OT -- Morale among Huhgarlan refugee! living In camps In Austria has "sunk to the lowest ebb," due largely to uncertainty about U. S. policy concerning their entry here, a church l e a d e r TTi» Rev. Julius Sathmary, of Mohnton, Pn., on his r e t u r n from a two-month visit to the Austrian cnmps, said morale among the refugees ha« become "very bad" with n sense of "hopelessness" among many scp- nrated families. , One of Seven NEWPORT. R. I. n'B --Lt. Mary T. Lynch, the only wom- nn doctor ilatloned (it Newport Naval Hospital. Is one of only neven women doctors In th« U. S. Navy. . flLPHfl BETfl'5 MAMMA MIA! . . . JUST LOOK AT THESE SPECIALS ALPHY HAS SELECTED TO HELP YOU PREPARE AN ITALIAN-STYLE FEAST THAT WILL DELIGHT EVERYONE. JUST GLIDE UP AND FILL YOUR GONDOLA AT ALPHA BETA WHERE YOU MWAYS GET THE "BIST FOR IESS" PRICES EFFECTIVE MAY 23-24-25.26 · THURSDAY "FRIDAY · SATURDAY · SUNDAY MRS. YOLANDA GIORDANO IS AlPHY'S HOMEMAKER OF THE WEEK Yolonda li tmploytd at tht Alpha Beta Start In Covina and l!v«i In Conlna with h«r huiband, Vllo CHICKEN FRESH DRESSED · GRADE A YOUNG TENDER-WHOLE BODY F R Y E R S CUT UP - READY FOR THE SKILLET - SAVE 20c LB 391. LB. IAK1 TAX COIUCKP ON TAXAIU HEMS SPAGHETTI DINNER 39 CHEF BOY.AR-DEE--WITH MEAT OR MUSHROOMS--SAVE lOc EA. ^^J JJ 49 39 GRAPE JUICE 1 29 TOP FROST FANCY--FROZEN--SAVE 9c ON TWO fiBB 0B JJ SALAD OIL FOOD CLUB FANCY--QUART BOTTLE JACK CHEESE MONTEREY--FINE FOR ITALIAN DISHES SAVE 20c LB. C LB GROUND WI (ISHVI TMI IIOHT TO LIMIT OUANTItlU SAVE FRUIT PIES DARTMOUTH FROZEN--10 rt-OUNCE MEAT PIES DARTMOUTH FROZEN--8-OUNCl 5 5 SlOO FOR LB. CAN FOR 5100 ELNA COFFEE REGULAR OR DRIP ICE CREAM TOP FROST--CHOCOLATE-STRAWBERRY.VANILLA 79 C 49 C CORN ON THE COB LARGE EARS HAMBURGER or WIENER BUNS - ALPHA'S OWN "DAILY FRESH" HALF DOZEN DOZEN 19' 37 C ONIONS 2 15 SWEET- ITALIAN! RED §·· · fl|W CUCUMBERS 5 LONG TENDED A N D , G R E E N ' ^^ S W I S S S T E A K BONELESS ALPMA BETA TRIM'D-RITE WESTERN GRAIN FED BEEF SLICED BACON 40 IOWA MAID (ROM THE TALL. CORN COUNTRY llr PORK SAUSAGE ' 59 ALPHA BETA EASTERN--LITTLE BREAKFAST LINKS U V FRUIT COCKTAIL 4 FOOD CLUB CHOICE--NO. 2 Vi CAN--SAVE 33c · TIDE DETERGENT '?' 54 GIANT SIZE--MANUFACTURER'S DEAL lr · SALAMI CHUBS 3Q ALL BEEF--12-OUNCE CHUBS . W*T COOKED SALAMI 29' e LB. PKI. LI. PKI. 6-OUNCE PKO. --SAVE 4c C EA. II PATRIOTIC! Amtrlcon flag '· AT HOME · AT THE FACTORY · AT SCHOOL · ON THE STREET · SnxSrr. FLAGS $349 NO UQUCR SOLD CHAUINOI FIRST QUALITY BUTTER LB. CARTON r PI A D V *' «o'i»»»"i nuruwiH VLHIIIV MM, 1n TMri., IK III, Ml M. l-lll III. II.]. RA1R D4.1D iim Hum n it» KM II-T in, CDRIIIf! * T Ml ° »'»»'. UUNODD Orninil inn Mn,i Ml I gi;t wi.i l-li rn. OTHER ALPHA BETA STORES LOCATED IN) ANAHEIM OUARTF U VIRNF. POMONA ARCADIA FULLfRTOM LOi AN£flFS SANTA ANA KIUFLOWIH GARDEN GKOVt IONS BEACH TfUH.1 CITY CORONA SO. LACUNA ONTARIO WEST COVINA COVINA LA KASHA · CHANGE - WMITTIER COSTA MUA LA PUlNTt PASADENA WINTCRSGURO flLPHfl BETfl REDEEMS ALL COUPONS WHETHER FROM MANUFACTURERS OR OTHER FOOD STORES WITH SAME OR LIKE MERCHANDISE ' flLPHfl BETA t

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