So, I've scanned a stack of pages from a 1951 issue My Romance. As you might predict, the articles aren't much to read, but the advertisements and illustrations are the true joy of this old rag. Let's dive in...
Ah yes. Dresses for under two bucks.
Plus a free Glamour Bustline Course!
"How many times can a man make a fool of himself over one woman?"
My wife has been asking herself that same question for years.
It's a choice between Velma or Sue. Which will he choose?
It's not what it looks like. Gay stories would never make it into a 1951 My Romance.
You'll notice these stories often are illustrated with just a hint of cleavage.... this passed for titillating in 1951.
Can't help but think maybe this is a bad idea.
There are a ton of boob enhancement ads in this magazine...
The Tum-E-Lift looks absolutely medieval
Here are count'em TWO full page ads for weight loss chewing gum
The magazine is brimming with sex book ads. Obviously, a lot of folks in '51 were looking for some guidance in the sack...