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Gigi's not swinging now
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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First photograph caption dated January 18, 1961 reads "North Hollywood stripper Gigi Martine, who demonstrated her hip-swinging art before a Municipal Court jury Tuesday, pauses for a cigarette with attorney I. A. Kanarek. Both Miss Martine and Dep. City Atty. George Franscell have given their versions of the dance that shook the Bamboo Club, 4712 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, on Oct. 6 and caused Miss Martine to be arrested on a lewd performance charge."; Second photograph caption dated December 19, 1961 reads "Peeler's appeal fails." The article partially reads "Burlesque dancer Caroline Moss, known as Gigi Martine, failed today to win U.S. Supreme Court attention to her contention that she was invalidly given a jail sentence for part of her performance at a North Hollywood burlesque club."; Third photograph caption dated July 19, 1962 reads "Gigi Martine." The article partially reads "The State Supreme Court today reversed the 1961 conviction of North Hollywood stripteaser Gigi Martine, upsetting a Los Angeles City ordinance covering exotic dances."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Martine, Gigi
Martine, Gigi--Trials, litigation, etc
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Stripteasers--California--Los Angeles
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Smoking--California--Los Angeles
Cigarettes--California--Los Angeles
Studio City (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
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