Women boxing on a roof

Claim:this is a photo of women boxing on a roof circa 1930s

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The claim is inaccurate. This is a photo of Radio Pictures Chorus Girls probably practicing for a variety show in 1938.

The boxing scene was most likely staged. Note the dancing shoes, clothing and pairs of maracas.

Source #1: Flickr

Source #2: Rarehistoricalphotos.com

Debunked by @Picpedant on Twitter.

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