Feuding Fan Dancers Paperback by Leslie Zemeckis

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Feuding Fan Dancers Paperback by Leslie Zemeckis

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Counterpoint (2019-10-08)
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • ISBN-13: 9781640092655
  • Item Weight: 436.59 grams
  • Dimensions: 8.69 x 5.75 x 0.9 cm

"Detailed, deeply researched, and compelling." —Chicago Tribune



Historian Leslie Zemeckis reveals the lost stories of Sally Rand and Faith Bacon—icons who each claimed to be the inventor of the notorious fan dance. Nearly one hundred years later, both women come alive again.

About the Author

Leslie Zemeckis is the author of Behind the Burly Q, the definitive history of burlesque. She wrote/produced/directed the critically acclaimed documentary based on the book, which has been championed by USA Today and The New Yorker. Behind the Burly Q has just been optioned for a television series and a pilot is under–development. She released "Bound by Flesh," a multi–award winning documentary about vaudeville Siamese twin superstars Daisy and Violet Hilton, in 2014. She is an actress and filmmaker.


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