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Jada - 1 SOF

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Film Identifier: F.2012-03-0817
Run Time
0h 11m 20s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Optical
Date Produced
circa 1958
Abstract
Burlesque dancer Jada performs at a New Orleans Night Club, likely at the Sho-Bar on Bourbon Street.
Description
Jada performs a burlesque routine on a stage lined with mirrors along the back wall while the band plays "St. James Infirmary Blues." She begins her act in a sequined dress and fur coat, then in tassels and a thong, and culminates in a reclined position on top of a tiger-skin rug.

Jada (Janet Adams Mole Bonney Cuffari Smallwood Conforto Washington [1936-1980]) later became the subject of many John F. Kennedy assassination conspiracy theories, as she was a dancer at Jack Ruby's Carousel Club in Dallas at the time Ruby killed Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963. She also starred in the film Naughty Dallas (1964).
Main Credits
Koza, Frank (is filmmaker)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Janet "Jada" Washington (is performer)
Genre
Erotic
Related Place
New Orleans (represents)