“The old rule was that when women’s
hemlines rose, so did the economy.”
Times have really changed in Redondo Beach and the world in general.
The Policeman in this photo, Chuck Peyton, checks to see if the old-fashioned bathing suit worn by actress Myrna Ross complies with 1933 Redondo Beach ordinance banning women’s suits that are more than 3 inches above the knee.
The city attorney warned enforcement may be necessary if topless suits appear on beaches. Male swimmers would also be required to wear more discreet attire.