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Hollywood Cabaret, New York 1930s Menu Art
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Hollywood Cabaret, New York 1930s

£20.00

In the 1930s, the Hollywood was one of the glittering cabaret restaurants that operated near New York’s theater district on Broadway.
The sooty-lashed vamp depicted on the cover of the Hollywood menu - and the two ladies frolicking in a champagne glass - refers to the elaborately costumed showgirls who put on floor shows nightly, accompanied by an orchestra. The revues mimicked scenes from Hollywood films and one critic pointed out that the girls were chosen largely for their good looks and ability to wear skimpy costumes, rather than for their dancing abilities. Presumably, it was all good fun.
Heartthrob singer Rudy Vallee also appeared here in cabaret with his own revue.
Judging from the comprehensive drinks list – there were 15 vintage French champagnes to choose from and a killer cocktail list – customers were feeling very merry by the time they departed in the wee hours.

Courtesy Private Collection.

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