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07/08/2011 - 4:30pm

Belle Livingstone, a former showgirl “with poetic legs”, was one of the best-known speakeasy owners in New York. She ran the Fifty-Eighth Street Country Club, which offered its patrons $40 champagne and a miniature golf course. After it was raided in late 1930, she spent a month in prison.

Creative: Tronvig Group