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A #thread to celebrate #ZeldaSuplee, nudist leader, LGBTQ advocate, activist, writer, publisher, and occasional actor—seen here in the #DorisWishman film #DiaryOfANudist (1961). #PrideMonth
Born Zelda Roth in NYC in 1908 (pictured here age 2), she grew up in NJ. After high school she moved to Greenwich Village and in 1930 began working as a researcher for “Physical Culture” proponent #BernarrMacfadden, known for his controversial writing on health and sexuality.
She continued working for #BernarrMacfadden through her first marriage, which ended in 1946. It was not long after this divorce that she married the recently divorced #JReedSuplee, an engineer, former Quaker, and owner of Pennsylvania’s popular #SunnyRestLodge.
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Movie trailer for “Hideout in the Sun” (1960)
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In the 1960s, as obscenity laws in the US were loosening, an influx of #nudist exploitation films began to hit the market. One of the very first of these films was #HideoutInTheSun... Image
The plot is about two robbers on the lam who kidnap a nudist and force her to harbor them in her nudist camp. To maintain appearances, one robber goes in disguise as their captive’s fiancé, while the other hides out in her cabin and angrily stews over their escape plan.
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