|Vintage Pulp||Apr 20 2010|
Maybe we’d understand the principal if we spoke the language.
We have no idea what’s going on in this 1950 issue of the West German magazine Das Ronke because German is not one of our languages. What are major stars doing paired with various automobile brands? Nein idea. Are they ads? Possibly. We’ve seen American stars used in foreign ads before. But ads imply legitimacy, so why are there naked women in the magazine? We ask because you would think, especially in 1950, no Hollywood actress would wish to be associated with a smut publication, especially one that has broken the magical pubic hair rule that at the time defined obscenity. It’s all destined to remain a mystery to us until we find ourselves a German somewhere. We’ll try the nearest pub and get back to you on this later.
West GermanyDas RonkeVolkswagenJokaMargaret LockwoodYvonne De CarloWanda HenrixOlga San JuanJane Russellnuditysex symbol