August 1959: Candy Barr tutors a young Joan Collins on how to dance to jazzy saxophone music, in preparation for Collins’ role as a showgirl in the 1960 film: “SEVEN THIEVES”.
Candy Barr lived a life:
Burlesque dancer Candy Barr, went behind bars after turning herself in to Bexar County Sheriff near noon, Thursday, Dec. 3, 1959, San Antonio, Texas. Under a 15-year sentence assessed in Dallas for possession of Marijuana, the stripper has exhausted all appeals. A Dallas deputy escorted Candy to the women’s prison at Goree.
Burlesque dancer Candy Barr, left, smiles prettily as her attorney, Lester May, whispers to her at the defense table at the opening of her trial, Feb. 10, 1958, Dallas, Texas. The dancer is charged with illegal possession of narcotics
1975 file photo of Candy Barr, a well-known exotic dancer from the 1950s who died Friday, Dec. 30, 2005 at a Victoria hospital. She was 70. Barr, who was born Juanita Dale Slusher on July 6, 1935, in Edna, Texas, was associated with Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby, who was accused of gunning down Lee Harvey Oswald, the man suspected of assassinating President Kennedy.
Spotter: doneverywell, PinInterest, here, here (the Candy Barr story)