In the same building was the famous Minskys Burlesque House. It was up on the sixth floor and the box office was on the first. Should a raid be sighted by the keen eyed manageress then she rang a bell and by the time the cops got into the theatre the show was lily white. Legend has it that Mae Dix invented the strip by accidentally taking off her sodden collars and cuffs and walking back on to the roars of "More! More!" from the rabid audience.