What were the measurements of the perfect Ziegfeld Follies Girl?

For the showgirls who appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies, enz Ziegfeld insisted on women with the following measurements:

bust, 36 inches; waist, 26 inches; and hips, 38 inches.

It is estimated that only 3,000 of the 200,000 applicants over the years met these requirements.

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