Women on stage, 1940.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of women on stage in their underwear at the Comedy Theatre in London, taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 5 January, 1940. These actors are appearing in 'The Bare Idea' - a morale-boosting play during wartime. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.