Florenz Ziegfeld and His Girls

Spectacle was the key word in musical theatre of the Belle Epoque, and from the decadent Folies Bergères in Paris, to the Gaiety Girls of London, savvy impresarios gave audiences the glitz, the glamor, the extravagance–and the sin–they craved. The Florodora Girls (who counted the infamous Evelyn Nesbit as a member) gave American audiences one …

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