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Suspenders (aka garter belts) are a form of woman's undergarment consisting of a reinforced material strip usually at least 2 to 3 inches wide which is worn around the waist, to which 2 or 3 elastic suspenders are attached on each side. Suspender belts have always played a significant role in performances of the cancan, being considered an essential part of the traditional costume. As a general rule, the garter belt is worn beneath frilled knickers, revealing about six inches of bare thigh and providing a sharp contrast between bright white underwear and sleek black stockings. Read more.

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The Benny Hill Show was a British comedy television show that aired in various incarnations between 15 January 1955 and 30 May 1991 in over 140 countries. The show focused primarily on slapstick, mime and parody, with particular emphasis on double-entendre. Frequently ending with a Mack Sennett-style chase scene, the programme employed burlesque humour reminiscent of the "golden age" of British music hall. Click here to view image at full size.


The cancan (sometimes hyphenated to can-can), was the forerunner to modern burlesque and striptease. In the present day, it is a high-energy and physically demanding music hall dance, traditionally performed by a chorus line of female dancers who wear costumes with long skirts, petticoats, and black stockings... READ MORE...



A film, also called a movie or motion picture, is a series of still images which, when shown on a screen, creates the illusion of moving images due to phi phenomenon. A film is created by photographing actual scenes with a motion picture camera...


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