Sequin (Gerri Garner)
Geraldine ‘Sequin’ Garner (1928-2016) known as "Sparkling Sequin," "Beauty to the 4th Dimension," and "Miss Bikini of 1955." Started her striptease career around 1952 at age 24 as a chorus girl at the New Follies Theater in Los Angeles, CA. as "Gerri Donelle." She had many acts including "The Bashful Bride," "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing" but her most famous was her "Dahlia and Harem Girls Routines." By 1954 she was the holder of nine beauty crowns, including "Miss Malibu Beach," and "Miss Bikini Bathing suit of 1/1954, She was a Jazz singer before she started stripping and around 1955 signed with the Lee Kraft agency and went full time as a singer.