Young Children (usually girls) Portrayed as Provocative Adults

This practice was common in the 1930s.
Can be seen as similar to modern-day child beauty pageants, or teen/tween rock stars such as Justin Bieber [2010]. Miley Cyrus [2010], Selena Gomez [2011] et al.)

It is worth noting that many "squeaky" child stars, especially musical "artists", become magically sexy (sometimes wildly or freakishly so, some would say) once they turn 18. In America, at least, this is particularly problematic for some parents, as their young teen children who once admired slightly older teen actors and musicians as role models now see those same individuals suddenly in, shall we say, a different light.

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