Keep your eyes firmly peeled, as each week we feature inspiring performers guaranteed to set pulses racing! With her exotic fierce looks it is no wonder Zorita became popular, and adding the danger and eroticism of the snakes, the audiences just went wild.
Born Kathryn Boyd in Youngstown, Ohio in 1915, she was adopted by a strict Methodist couple who I imagine disliked the path she was about to take.
The show was a huge success, featuring on Broadway and touring America.
She adopted this motif into her burlesque style.