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1937 – How wives should undress before their husbands, by a burlesque stripper

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IT’S 1937, and Life Magazine is running a feature on how housewives undress in front of their husbands. No husbands are featured.

The story informs readers:

“Ex-Burlesque stripper, Professor June St. Clair, sexily undressing as a typical wife clumsily disrobes next to her during a demonstration on how wives should undress in front of their husbands’ in the bedroom, for a class at the Allen Gilbert School of Undressing.”


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Spotter: LIFE, Retronaut

  • J

    Apparently when I used to get home from primary school, I’d take my clothes off. I don’t think I could be bothered with all the fucking around of swinging knickers round ankles.