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Mistinguett began as a flower seller, singing popular ballads as she sold blossoms. After meeting the director of the revue at the Casino de Paris she began as a stage-hand, eventually appearing in the Folies Bergère and Moulin Rouge. Her risqué routines captivated Paris. She  became the highest paid female entertainer in the world. Her legs were insured for 500,000 francs.

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