If nothing else, Dorian Dennis has that dark and
dangerous Femme Fatale look down pat. She's the type of villainess any
private-eye would be happy to fall victim too. When you look at her photos
you get a sneaking suspicion that she is the spider and you a juicy fly
that just landed into her web. In one magazine, she is quoted as saying,
"You can have the 'goody-and-sweet' type. It's the mean gal's role that
This raven-haired dame made a name for herself
working the burlesque circuit under the banner of "Dee-Dee" which was shorthand
for both her name and also stood for "Double Dynamite." "Double Dynamite"
being a name that spoke more to the TNT she had packed into that 39 inch
bust of hers rather than her explosive dance routines. But there is also
a bit of irony in her nickname, since she didn't start dancing until after
she got a degree in chemistry from New York University.
Dennis is also know for modeling
work she did in the late 1950's for famed photographer
same guy who also took memorable photos of such gals as Bettie
Lili St. Cyr, and
Dennis also appeared in many men's magazines
of the era and a few film loops. By the 1960's she disappeared out of sight
taking her explosive charms with her.