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Sunkissed : sunwear and the Hollywood beauty, 1930-1950

Author: Joshua Curtis
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Collectors Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout the nation-defining decades of the 1930s and 1940s, the famous bodies of models, starlets, and movie stars were often found clad in sexy sunwear and swimwear for the eager eyes of the world. In this book, you are bathed in the glowing images of swimwear and the bathing beauties that prompted our beach-bound desires.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Portraits
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Curtis
ISBN: 1888054778 9781888054774
OCLC Number: 50676870
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 160 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The thirties --
Publicity --
Castle Rock --
The Hays Office --
Magazines --
The forties.
Responsibility: Joshua James Curtis ; [foreword by Ann Rutherford].

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Throughout the nation-defining decades of the 1930s and 1940s, the famous bodies of models, starlets, and movie stars were often found clad in sexy sunwear and swimwear for the eager eyes of the world. In this book, you are bathed in the glowing images of swimwear and the bathing beauties that prompted our beach-bound desires.

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