Tempest Storm worked her way across country as a waitress and car-hop. She made it to Los Angeles and was a chorus line dancer. Miss Storm was billed as "The Fabulous 4D Girl."
In 1952, only after a few shows, was she offered the opportunity to perform as a stripper in the 'French Peepshow' at the El Rey Theater in Oakland, California. Later, she performed with Betty Page in the 1955 film 'Teaserama' and legally changed her name in 1957. At age 24 she took out a one million dollar insurance policy on her body with Lloyd's of London. She also became a pin-up sensation with the help of legendary photographer and director Russ Meyer.
She is also known for hiring Black Jazz Musicians for her acts, which was very taboo in the 1950's. In 1959 she married Herb Jefferies who was the former front man for Duke Ellington as well as played for other musicians of note.
Burlesque Striptease Artist Crystal Starr. aka: 'The Devil's Daughter' and 'B-Girl Rhapsody'. This girl was a true Bump and Grind Queen. Lived in Gardena California, and already owned her own home by age 21. Danced at the New Follies in Los Angeles.