OCR Interpretation

Evening star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1972, August 07, 1955, Image 111

Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1955-08-07/ed-1/seq-111/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for 10

,a MB'
COY POSE: This gadget is for wastepaper,
but the girls found it a perfect perch
■', -/•• ,i’- v '’* *i '. *.-a:S- 3ffiS
• ■-- . ■ *^Xi/V- -\c> ''.* -r ' <•••'-'>:3S
«.;.: •
JBUUf V Mr 1 3V|w .-itftfC -%,, r .. y
>, r K
'"'■’•■* •■*•’ - flhiftlßMP* ♦Ak&f£.. - '&. r «Jik ifcr*
WHAT GOES OH HERE? Spectator scratches his head over "leap-frog” girls, plus newcomer Lyn Connorty
>v ' ... ,_Jp
fc-'t""'! ■•*'’ ’%&?■*■ *9
JrJWf . —. . v 4. v.
LEAP FROG: Berkley Marsh sails over Ann Wakefield as Millkent Martin and Stella Gaire look on. Bet
They look like flappers of
1925 but it turns out
to be a Broadway trick
The bevy of little bimbos cavorting hereabouts
are not all grandmothers today. In fact, they
are all chorus girls from “The Boy Friend,” a
Broadway musical that spoofs the roaring ’2o's.
Photographer Wolff enticed them out to a Long
Island beach to see how much attention they
would get in their fetching swim suits.
Only the older bathers guessed right about the
costumes. The younger folk thought they were
either Gay ’9o’s outfits or some horrendous new
style. Only the small children were unimpressed
they saw nothing unusual at all about the
After these photos were taken, the girls went
in for a swim, but not until they’d changed into
their own suits. The costumes had been designed
for footlighl wear only one drop of water and
they’d shrink all the way down to the sire of
Bikinis! - C. D. R.
Thia PFWIt Ht|«dne Au <ua# 7, JWS

xml | txt