Historical Context: Love according to True Story, 1955 (Part II: Engaged Love)

(This post is the second in a two-part series featuring excerpts from two 1955 magazines from my personal collection. The first installment featured an article titled “Guide to Married Love.”) In the last installment of Tales from the Crypt… of Lindsey’s Magazine Collection*, TMP shared True Story magazine’s views on keepin’ your man happy in… Read More Historical Context: Love according to True Story, 1955 (Part II: Engaged Love)

Historical Context: Love according to True Story, 1955 (Part I: Married Love)

The year 1955 was a great one for love in the movies. Cary Grant romanced Grace Kelly in Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief. Guys and Dolls followed, well, guys and dolls falling in love with each other (amongst show tunes and careers in professional gambling). Tom Ewell imagined that Marilyn Monroe was swooning over his… Read More Historical Context: Love according to True Story, 1955 (Part I: Married Love)