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Issue Details: First known date: 1932... 1932 The Actress Next Door
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A young boy, Dickie, wants to invite the 'Sanitary Boy' to his birthday party. However, because of racial and class prejudices his four aunts won't allow him to do so. The eponymous actress next door, Miss Fleurice Marrete, devises a scheme to allow 'Sanitary Boy' to attend. All goes according to plan and 'Sanitary Boy' leaves the party content and clutching the best present of all: 'a shining mouth organ.'

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Women's Pictorial 1932 Z1371037 1932 periodical issue 1932
    Note: Illustrated by D'Alton Valentine.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Liberty vol. 9 no. 14 2 April 1932 6760397 1932 periodical issue 1932 pg. 27-32
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