BURLESQUE: Baedeker

Burlesque Boss Harold Minsky has no prejudice against home-grown talent, but at Las Vegas' Dunes Hotel the foreign-born element in his chorus line is the spice of the show ("People enjoy talking to them"). So last month Minsky* took off on a recruiting trip to Europe, returned last week with a report that was part showbusinesslike, part sociological. Said he: "Europe is one big striptease. Hamburg looks like 52nd Street in the wild days; Paris is one strip joint after another."

But Explorer Minsky's standards are high ("Her limbs," he says of the ideal stripper, "must be tapered rose stems,...

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