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Sabrina doing the Twist, Peppermint Lounge, Sydney, January 1962 / Australian Photographic Agency
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Image by State Library of New South Wales collection
"Weird and wonderful Sydney" exhibition caption: "This young man could not believe his luck and the photographer couldn’t keep his camera steady, when Sabrina danced The Twist at the Peppermint Lounge. The medical profession said the twist would cause "dislocated joints, slipped discs, sacroiliac damage and muscle sprains". The only muscle sprain here was ocular"

Biographical note: Sabrina, real name Norma Sykes, (born 19 May 1936) was a 1950’s English glamour model who progressed to a minor movie career. Her main claim to fame was her hourglass figure. She currently lives in Hollywood.
Reference: Wikipedia

Format: Negative

Notes: Find more detailed information about this photograph: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=88368

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From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Film still of Chips Rafferty in uniform with cigarette paper from Charles Chauvel’s movie 40,000 Horsement
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Image by State Library of New South Wales collection
Call number: PXA 1139

Digital ID: FL421785

Format: Still Photogrpah

Find more detailed information about this photograph: archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110332916

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From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

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