Saturday, January 16, 2021

27 Amazing Color Photos of Cabaret Dancers at the Moulin Rouge in the late 1950s


Here's a series of amazing color pictures made by LIFE photographer Loomis Dean in the late 1950s, featuring cabaret's dancers at the Moulin Rouge. It is there that where countless men and women down through the decades have enjoyed extravagant (and cheerfully risqué) song-and-dance numbers while soaking in the atmosphere of an entertainment mecca. It is there that the energetic and, for many, scandalous cancan dance found its highest and most popular form of expression.

(Photos: Loomis Dean—The LIFE Picture Collection - Getty Images) 

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