Seventeen Magazine answers these FAQ’s by teenage girls in the early 1960’s. How to be pretty, how to style yourself. How to be more attractive to boys.
Seventeen Magazine was considered every teenage girls best friend. Seventeen’s editor in chief Enid Haupt answers the most commonly asked questions by teenage girls. How to be pretty. What clothes to wear. How to flatter your figure. What makeup and hairstyles. Then more serious ones like what is the appropriate age to get married. How to be interesting to boys and so on.
This film notably features Mia Farrow, just on the eve of her fame in the TV drama Peyton Place.
FAQ’s by Teenage Girls in the 1960’s
Any girl can be pretty. You must learn how to style yourself, how to comb your hair becomingly for your own type. Learn what colors flatter you, and what silhouettes flatter your figure. You can go out knowing you look as well as possible.
Become interesting ! When you care about other people, you become interesting your self. Learn hobby’s and other subjects. Join groups where you would meet young people that have the same interests as you do. Being attractive is not only about being pretty
Every girl asks the question “When will I get married?” But some girls are ready for marriage at seventeen, and some are not ready at twenty seven! Some girls are never ready for marriage. Marriage is a merging of two people, so both should be ready for marriage.
Mark twain once said “when I was 14, my father knew so little. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much he had learned in just 7 years!”
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Film courtesy of the National Film Preservation Foundation.
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