He remembered being stressed that she was unprepared and seemed to care more about her costumes than learning her lines, which he admitted were dazzling, to the point that he forgot his own lines during a performance.
By 1936, like Gypsy, she was bringing in a star wage as a headliner of and during the depression dontchaknow.
And Portlanders continued to welcome her.
She was deeply in debt at her death.
Here is another link with Sally Rand.
The twin sister, burlesque dancers performed across the United States, and, possibly, Shanghai, Panama, and perhaps Paris and Egypt too.
The following year, Rand would debut her second-most-famous dance at the 1934 version of the Fair.
Due to indecent exposure laws at the time, anyone nude on stage was prohibited from moving so lights would play across her body.