Sally Rand, dancer

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Image: 1939 Maurice Seymour photo from http://theredlist.com/wiki-2-24-525-770-942-view-1930s-4-profile-sally-rand.html .

Best known for her bubble and fan dances, Sally Rand performed at a variety of venues including the New York World’s Fair. Glendora was her adopted hometown since the 1920s.

In late July and early August 1939 she danced in Los Angeles at the Orpheum Theatre.

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Images: detail of circa 1939 theatre from USC Digital Library “Dick” Whittington Photography Collection, 1924-1987 http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll170/id/22281 . Excerpt of 1979 Los Angeles Times story at the time of her death. Ticket images from an unknown source.

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