These cabaret girls were better known for their risqué stage shows, but some also donated generously to charity. Adeline Foo uncovers these women with hearts of gold.
Adeline Foo, an adjunct lecturer at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, is the author of The Diary of Amos Lee series of children’s books. She is currently completing her first non-fiction book, tracing the lives of women who worked in the cabarets in Singapore between the 1930s and 60s. Her book titled "The 'Lancing Girls' of a Happy World", published by Ethos Books, will be released in March 2017.