Ann Corio

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Hartford, Connecticut, USA
The beautiful Ann Corio appeared in a less than a handful of poverty row exotic films, but her real stardom was on the stage, over a period of twenty years. She was a hugely popular striptease artist, best known for her work at Minsky's Burlesk Theater in New York. In 1940, she was making around $1,000 a week for her work, plus a contractual 25% intake of house receipts. Corio suggested once that the art of the striptease should be rechristened "deciduous kinesthetics. Read more...


Character: Annabelle Tollington

Swamp Woman 1941

Character: Dixie Barlow

Sarong Girl 1943

Character: Rosie Dawn

The Trials of O'Brien 1965