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Star Of Vaudeville Charmion

Star Of Vaudeville Charmion Entertainment Button Museum
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STAR OF VAUDEVILLE - CHARMION
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Black and white photo of Charmion, the strong woman, from behind, flexing her right arm and baring her back to display her muscles, her head turned in profile, against a black background. White text curved around upper and lower portions of button. 

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Made by HYATT M'F'G CO.

BALTO, MD.

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Charmion was the stage name of trapese artist and strongwoman Laverie Vallee, whose trapeze strip-tease act so delighted Thomas Edison that he made a film of it in 1901. Vallee died in 1949 at the age of 73.

The Edison film can be viewed here.

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EN0024
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