10 Photos That Prove In The 1950’s People Were Funny, Too

When we look at photos from the black-and-white era of photography, most of them look serious and stern. And with good reason – film was a scarce resource in those days and people didn’t want to waste their precious film on stupid shots. Rene Maltete broke the mold by treating photography less seriously, taking photographs of hilarious scenes he’s stumbled upon in his life.

Here are 10 of his photos that prove just how funny people in the 1950’s were:

1. Perfect demonstration of how genes work in humans:

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2. Rene seems to have discovered the Little Mermaid:

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3. It’ll take a while but what he’s actually carry is not wood but a mirror:

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4. Sometimes when you look inside a cannon you just lose your head:

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5. Philosophers are judging your promiscuity from their pedestals:

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6. The statue got cold from all the snow and left…

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7. If you want to play chess but your friends are too dumb for you, try this:

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8. In the past, it was acceptable for women to not shave their legs too frequently:

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9. This father wants his child to be a pilot someday:

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10. This gargoyle has had a drinking problem for centuries now:

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