to Drag Artists Intro
began her female impersonation career in 1953}
in order: Maslowa, Maxime, Pierre Gurvan, Fifi Pervenche, Errina,
Arles Dery, Peguy, Michaelli, Regine, Everest, Manolita, Bettina,
Rafael Molina, Chantal,
Micky, Clarence, Maguy, Francis Lorry, Elio Evans, Eve, Eddy Michel,
Claude Lamara, Zambella, Patrick & Jean, Barbara Buick, Valdez,
Jan Carlove, Jack-Lys, Lisa, Rolandys, Ramonita Vargas, Max Montavon,
Coccinelle, Gigi, Sylvain, Jean Farbel, Sam Stinn
that on the pages some are identified as "Chez Mme Arthur"
and some as "Au Carrousel,"
with the latter being performers from the other famous Paris club.
Apparently they two clubs
were closely affiliated.
this is one of two programs I have with identical covers, though they
only share four pages in common,
and even those had the difference of a small inset of the performer
as a male. Also it is interesting that
this program did not include the major stars Bambi and Sone Teal...I
do not know if that means one
program is older than the other.
click on the small images to see other Madame Arthur and Le Carrousel
is 8" x 10"