Inspirational gallery: Ziegfeld Girls When it comes to glamour, poise and beauty, nothing beats the famous Ziegfeld Girls. These chorus girls from Florenz Ziegfeld’s theatrical spectaculars known as the Ziegfeld Follies (1907–1931) – based on the Folies Bergère of Paris – had a legendary following of male admirers. Their theatrical showmanship, costumes and style is still inspirational today. One Response Ginney January 25th, 2012 Jazz Age Beauties: The Lost Collection of Ziegfeld Photographer Alfred Cheney Johnston — You gotta read it! This book is gorgeous!