Cities generally become more sexually charged at night, when people lower their inhibitions and seek to have a good time. Dances were a popular way for people to meet potential short- or long-term partners. This 1954 photograph of Wellington’s Majestic Cabaret highlights the style and glamour of such events in the mid-20th century.
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