The Culture of Tomboy: Gunsmoke in the 1950s

black and white photo of Amanda Blake in Miss Kitty costume

In my 1950s coming-of-age romance novella Tomboy, crushes on movie and television stars a major factor in Harriet’s sexual awakening. One of those crushes is Amanda Blake, who played saloon owner Miss Kitty on the Western television series Gunsmoke. Read all about Gunsmoke and how it broke new ground in entertainment in this post.
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