Liquor, Lust, and the Law

Liquor, Lust, and the Law

The Story of Vancouver's Legendary Penthouse Nightclub

eBook - 2012
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The story of Vancouver's legendary Penthouse nightclub, founded in 1947 and active to this day. In its heyday, acts like Sammy Davis Jr and Nat King Cole performed, and stars like Frank Sinatra and Gary Cooper visited; in the 1970s, the club became infamous for its exotic dancers and a lurid history that included vice squads, politicians, and con men.
Publisher: Vancouver : Arsenal Pulp Press, c2012
ISBN: 9781551524894
1551524899
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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With a deep interest in Vancouver’s entertainment history, musician and writer Aaron Chapman provides a historical recount of one of Vancouver’s liveliest and most scandalous night clubs – The Penthouse Nightclub.

With a deep interest in Vancouver’s entertainment history, musician and writer Aaron Chapman provides a historical recount of one of Vancouver’s liveliest and most scandalous night clubs – The Penthouse Nightclub. Founded by the Filippone brothers in 1947, the nightclub started as private house ... Read More »


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Apr 14, 2015

I'm glad you folks enjoyed it... Is it possible to give this any more than 5 stars?
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I lirded a lot about vancouve from
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