A real man was someone like Wally Cox-- hiker, motorcyclist, master electricician (installing the wiring in his own house), and athletic. Check out his muscles in the very first Mission: Impossible episode.
A real man is not a Ken Doll, as Ken lacks certain physical features.
Curly: Moe, Larry, the cheese! Moe, Larry, the cheese! (Horses Collars, 1935)