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Star of Vaudeville Charmion Standing on a Swing

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STAR OF VAUDEVILLE CHARMION
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Brown and white photograph of a woman standing on a swing on a brown background with white text

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Charmion was the stage name of the American Vaudeville trapeze artist and strong-woman Laverie Vallee. Her most famous act consisted of her mounting the trapeze in full Victorian attire and stripping down to a leotard while swinging from the trapeze. This act was captured on film in 1901 for a short Edison film called "Trapeze Disrobing Act." Vallee lived from 1875 to 1949.

The Edison film can be viewed here.

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