La Jana

German postcard by Ross Verlag, no. K 1138. Photo: Atelier Binder, Berlin. Collection: Didier Hanson.


Sexy German dancer and film actress La Jana (1905 - 1940) was the most popular show girl of Berlin in the 1930’s. She appeared in 25 European films, often dancing in exotic costumes. In 1940, she suddenly died of pneumonia and pleurisy.


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Taken on June 4, 2012