The musical genius Thomas
Fats Waller 1904 - 1943
One of his many hits
was the song "Ain't Misbehavin'" which he must have
performed with a heavy sense of irony. He had a huge passion for
showgirls, alchohol, hamburgers and reefers...
The burlesque artiste
in the foreground was borrowed from a black and white photograph
of Loretta Young.
The background chorus
girl was borrowed from the film Pal Joey and painted 7 times to
make up the chorus line.