1940s Guide To Kiss Correctly

Back in 1942 LIFE magazine had just about enough with bad kissers, so they’ve decided to educate the public by releasing this “How to kiss” guide and teach kissers how to do it “correctly”.

“WRONG: They look too juvenile if they are so stand-offish”


“RIGHT: Boy and girl should stand close together and not hold each other too tightly”


“WRONG: Sprawling all over the chair is considered ungraceful”


“RIGHT: Girl should sit on arm of the chair and boy should hold her firmly but lightly”


For unstaged kisses check out these girls kissing their men goodbye as they go to war.

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