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Henri Cartier-Bresson photographs Peiping, China.
Full page Ipana tooth paste as with Nancy Thompson.
Humorous follow-up letters to the Macy's story (LIFE
December 13, 1948), including one from a man who said
his box arrived all smashed - I thought the same when
I saw the Macy's man sliding down the chute with the
parcels! Charming full page photo of baby Joann Coogan,
also baby photos of Carlos Juan de Irujo, Tatha Om Ahbez,
Gerard Yehudi Anthony gould Menuhin, Andrew Edgar Muldin,
Ann shipton, Arthur Winston Soames. Photo of an icebound
plane C-47 on an icecap in Greenland, supplies were
airlifted to them in their igloos until they could be
rescued. Photo of Philadelphia football game where all
the players had to haul a snow-covered tarp off the
field before the game could start. Gibson girl Irene
Gibson goes to party in New York. Joan Fontane ad for
Chesterfield cigarettes. Keedoozle grocery store with
vending machines. Full page color ad for movie Enchantment.
Caribbean winter travel color photos - Sea Cloud yacht,
Lucille Gaston, Bonnie Brickell, others, nice photos
of the Virgin Islands, too. Charles Boyer on Broadway
- Red Gloves. Ed Macauley basketball player profile.
The poems of Robert Burns. Ladybugs eat mealy bugs -
great photos. Ana Pauker Romanian leader by Hal Lehrman.
Cute photo of David Wilkie, reciting the poem "Highland
Mary." Full page color Kentucky TAvern whiskey
Good - $28
Nice half page color Prince Albert tobacco ad with skiing
theme. Full page Woodbury soap ad with wedding of Katherine
Ellison and George J. Yundt, Jr. The icecap saga has
a happy ending, men from stranded planes rescued from
Greenland icecap - many excellent photos. US foreign
policy. Talking dog Mona an Afghan belonging to Mrs.
Rodney Altman plays the "Whiffenpoof song." Neat full
page ad for Caronia Cruises, a new Cunard White Star
line ship. Full page color Lord Calvert ad with portrait
of Robert L. Ripley, art by Sarra. US Envoy travels
the rocky road to Nepal. Pasadena chooses annual Rose
Queen, Virginia Bower. Too many stamps are printed in
US. Conscientious cop arrests relatives, LeRoy Kaschub
in Belvidere, Illinois. Close-up - portrait of Mister
Papa, Ernest Hemingway. Photo essay - Hollywood's First
Presbyterian church. Sports - Skeet marathon, J. Smith
Ferebee. Movies - "Yellow Sky." Hindu love ballet. City
snow gear. Life goes to an African coronation in Barotseland.
Coming out season for Debutantes, includes color photo
of Cornelia Duryea, Cynthia Cogswell, Joan Lloyd, Grace
Dyer and Sarah Pell. British MG Midget car. Nice full
page Cunard White Star shipping line ad for Caronia.
Very nice and unusual full page color Coca-Cola ad with
art by Radebaugh.
Out of Stock -
Humorous group of photos
concerning a no-talking contest with Charles R. and
Virginia Taylor, Maralyn Peterson. Storms spread death
through Midwest. Democrats take over new congress. Four-year-old
officiates at wedding, Marjoe Gortner at wedding of
Raymond Miller and Alma Brown. Close-up - What happened
to Mussolini's millions? Pictorial essay - Rocket to
the moon, with great art including by Noel Sickler (sp?).
Movie - “Live today for Tomorrow.” Full
page color Studebaker ad with Bob Richey (former P-47
fighter pilot) and his father.The impeccable Marquess
of Blandford, Sonny. Liberty Hyde Bailey, horticulturist.
Theater - “Anne of the Thousand days.” Life
spends New Year's eve in Hollywood. Imball, Nebraska
hosts folks from stranded train “City of San Francisco.”
Tornado in Warren, Arkansas including photo of 4 month-old
David Johns, Jr. Nice full page color Western Electric
ad with linemen on pole in blizzard. Unusual full page
color 1949 Kaiser ad with green car and oil tanker in
back ground. Resort fashions, many swimming suits. Two
page color movie poster ad for Walt Disney's “So
Dear to my Heart.” Nice full page color Canadian
Club whiskey ad with lumberjack log floating theme.
Good - $28
Good/Fair (All Good, with Very Good front cover, but back cover a bit rough) - $22
*** 2Neat notes that Emile Allais died October 17, 2012 ... at the age of 100! Cute full page Listerine ad with
girl turning down a date over the telephone. Nice full
page Pullman trains ad. Nice group of photos of active
Americans over 100 years of age : Nathaniel Vickers,
Floence E. Dolph, Edward Van Duyne, Matilda Hull Perley,
Charles W. Bailey, Wiley W. Wilcox, Henry M. Roe, Theodore
A. Penland. Pretty full page color Revlon ad for Aquamarine
lotion. Well-fed starlet romps in snow, Cleo Moore in
California. Garry Davis cult spreads in Europe. Widow
of lynch victim sobs out her grief, Amy Mallard in Lyons,
Georgia - jury found white men not guilty, shame on
the jury. Census tryout is held in Indiana, includes
photos of Gwenn Brandenburg, Eugene Klein, Robert Reed,
Albert Geis, John Carson and others. Close-up - Nehru.
Photo essay - Williams college, many great college photos.
Mary McCarty, actress. Unfolding house designed by Carl
Koch and produced by Acorn Houses. Sports
- the Allais method of skiing comes to the US,
including great series of photos of Christiana turn
and other technique shots. Life visits Charles Laughton
and Elsa Lanchester. New Puerto Rico. Sid McMath, Arkansas'
smart new governor. Tombs in Eridu, Iraq. Life visits
Charles Laughton and his wife Elsa Lanchester. Nice
full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with skiing,
ski hill theme.
Very Good - $35
Good - $25
Photo essay - Dogs in America. Truman inauguration.
Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Bert Parks. Neat
photos of Josef Krips conducting. Extremely cute full
page photo of Julia Mae Jinnette asleep. Chiang gives
up and an era ends. Charming half page Gaines dog food
ad with Dachshund dog. Charles Ponzi dies in Brazil.
Russell W. Davenport. David Douglas Duncan. Clifton
Webb plays with a new device, trying to figure out it's
purpose - bathtub cane. Nice full page movie poster
ad for “A woman's secret” with Maureen O'Hara,
Melvyn Douglas and others. Auto show crowds want the
new models. General Motors car show at the New York
Waldorf Astoria. A LIFE round table on housing. Photo
essay - Turkey's army. The Acro theater in Chicago.
Education - deaf child, Jerrye McKee of Beaumont, Texas.
Movies - Hokum in Atlantis. University of Arkansas admits
first Negro medical student, Edith Mae Irby. Cute full
page color Johnson & Johnson ad with art by John
Falter. Neat two page color Oldsmobile ad with many
cars on freeway.
Good - $24
Fair (All Good, but spine of cover is faintly pinkish, rusted staples) - $12
Beginning in this issue
- the second volume of Winston Churchill's war memoirs
"Their finest hour." Full page Sanforized
fabrics ad with "Simple Sigh-man" charming
art by Gregori. Back cover has great color ad for Coca-Cola.
South African racial hatred riots. Tyrone Power and
Linda get married. Israel comes of voting age. 1949
cars, an editorial. Senate's chaplain. Walter Gieseking
gets the gate. Full page color Swift's Peanut butter
ad with cartoon baseball, and lid that is meant to be
a coaster (see through green). Flying Boxcars from the
Fallon, Nevada air base are pressed into service to
deliver hay, coal, more to those snowbound. Water Skiing,
includes photos of Martha Mitchell at Cypress Gardens.
Pretty full page color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad with
girl on a toboggan. House work clothes for women. Life
goes to a square dance in Oklahoma City, with photos
of John Steele Batson. Canine pole-sitter dog Bigboy
in Greensboro, North Carolina. Full page Woodbury soap
ad with wedding of “Calise” Caroline Louise
Chauvenet to John Conley. Nice full page color Stokely's
canned peaches ad. Movies - Hairbreadth Harpo. Theater
- “Life with Mother.” Nice full page color
Calvert Whiskey ad with Burl Ive's Great Dane “Major
Ives of Diamond Lane.”
Good - $35
The war memoirs of Winston Churchill, Volume
2, part 2 - the miracle of Dunkirk. Very, very pretty
full page color Forstmann Woolens ad in black, grey
and peach. West fights worst winter in history, amazing
blizzard photos from Nebraska, Civil Air Patrol crash
near Alliance, Nebraska, railroad man keeping track
switches from freezing at Truckee, California (night
in blizzard) and more. Very nice full page color Champion
spark plugs ad with ice skating scene, art. Photo essay
- Hard times on Broadway, photos include John McQuade
family, Jean Pearson, Hildy Parks, John Gerstad and
more. . Sports - two-mile running race thriller, Gaston
Reiff at the Millrose Games, includes Fred Wilt, Erik
Ahlden, Don Gehrmann and others. Movies - the sad short
story of Viveca Lindfors. The miracle of Dunkirk, painting
by Richard Eurich. Full page color 7up ad with family
putting together erector set. Full page color US Army
and US Air Force recruiting service ad, many photos,
"This is the life of an aviation cadet." Full
page color Upjohn pharmaceuticals ad with some rather
odd art by Clarence Carter. Science - new wafer-thin
lens. Tubeless tire goes on the market, Frank Herzegh.
Life goes to the old guard ball, includes photos of
Louis F. Mohr, Nathan Berkowitz, Heber Kopp and others.
Nice full page Swiss watchmakers ad with two men on
ledge overlook. Full page color Seagram's whisky ad
with skiing theme.
Very Good - $32
Good - $22
Nice full page color Western
Electric ad with Bell System telephone 302G-3F and original
box. Eunuchs of Peiping. Cute full page Keepsake diamond
rings ad wit hart by Michael. The war memoirs of Winston
Churchill, Volume 2 part 3 - Britain at Bay. Mauna Loa
volcano erupts in Hawaii - neat color photo. Photo essay
- the Truman cabinet. Museum of health. Elizabeth Taylor.
Art - revolt in Boston. Red Cross Art, John Falter.
Aviation - Jato Junior rockets boast light plane take-offs.
Theater - “Death of a Salesman.” Education
- future Farriers. Sports, Tony Lavelli of Yale, basketball.
Fashion - cardigans. Life goes to an elephant hunt.
Crazy photo of Western Air Lines office in Alliance,
Nebraska with a whole snow drift let in through a key
hole (a 2Neat Facebook friend tells us that the man in the photo is Dixon Grassman - thanks!). Nice full page ad where General Mills announces
their move to Kankakee, Illinois. Full page color Budweiser
beer ad with skiing theme, art by Lucia. Three full
pages of color Pontiac ads. Narena Greer and Richard
Norris, ice skaters. Nice full page color Hamm's beer
ad with skiing theme and Dick Durrance. Full page color
United States Brewers Foundation ad with art by Douglass
Crockwell, "An evening of bowling," # 26 in
"Home Life in America" series.
Very Good - $32
Good - $22
Life Magazine February 28, 1949 : Cover - costume clothes - photo of two cute little kids, John Norwood and Pat McCrary. Battle of Britain.
Ipana tooth paste ad with Pat Barnard of Great Neck,
New York. The War Memoirs of Winston Churchill, Volume
2, part 4, includes portrait section of fighter pilots.
National Potato chip institute - convention. Photo essay
- story of a fighter Vince Foster, Leonard Mccombe photos.
Movie - Saraband. Lassie, 25th birthday of show and
big party. Cute full page Bell Telephone ad with family
jumping for the phone when it rings. Nice full page
color travel ad for Canada. Very neat night-time photos
of helicopter taking off with lights on ends of rotors,
photos by Andreas Feininger. Communists occupy Peiping.
Jane Nobel, female legislator from Kokomo, Indiana.
Quite lovely full page color Du Pont nylon ad with nurse
with baby. Conveyor belt is planned as “railroad
of Tomorrow” - from Lake Erie to East Liverpool
The King keeps Ulster. Jewel thief caught after stealing
$500,000 - Gerard Graham Dennis. Fashion - costume clothes.
Life goes to a ball in Harlem. Snore stoppers. Very
nice full page color Pennsylvania Railroad ad. Nice
two page color Studebaker ad with yellow car at night
with city lights. Nice full page color Greyhound bus
ad. Merci train from France - thank you gifts for earlier
wartime aid from private American citizens. Nice full
page color Oldsmobile ad with green car on freeway.
Cool full page color Jeepster ad by Willys. Jane Noble
becomes an Indiana state legislator. Full page color
Schenley whiskey ad with ski scene from Sun Valley.
Good - $15
Life Magazine March 7, 1949 : Cover - Television Admiral Broadway revue team, Marge and Gower Champion.
Neat full page Ford Anglia car ad. Nice full page color
Mercury ad with red car and skiers in background. Pretty
full page color Textron ad with water nymph in slip.
Nice full page color movie poster ad for “Streets
of Laredo.” Pyramid club craze sweeps nation -
chain letter pyramid schemes, including photos of Peggy
Walden, Mrs. Clyde Smith and others. New army has a
housing scandal, Fort Dix shacks, including photos of
Charles and Janet Blanchard, Will Webb family. The war
memoirs of Winston Churchill, Volume 2, part 5. Photo
essay - Indo-China. Close-up - G. Mennen “Soapy”
Williams, governor of Michigan. Fashion - slit skirts.
The Du Pont greenhouse. Peacock hunting at Bryn Mawr,
Pennsylvania. Life visits Gary Cooper, includes abandoned
house in Aspen, Colorado. Three-year-old prepares for
the 1964 Olympics, Dianne Kallio lifts weights. Bill
Mach's cow gets stuck in silo. Nice full page Champion
spark plugs ad with maple syrup collecting theme. Pretty
full page color Bourjois perfume ad. Cute full page
color Petri wine ad with mouse and cheese.
Very Good - $28
Very nice full page
color Bell Telephone ad with lineman on pole, art by
Norman Rockwell. Nice full page color Red Cross shoes
ad. Viacheslav Molotov mystery has everyone guessing.
“The Lady” flies nonstop around the world,
with photos of Roland Bonner, Melvin Davis, Virgil Young,
Robert Davis, Glenn Hacker and others. German billboards
are balm to lonely hearts - matchmaking service. Full
page color Neolite Soles (shoe soles) ad with the family
of Joe and Dorothy Sullivan (Santa Monica, California).
Heir of Columbus is married. War Memoirs of Winston
Churchill, volume 2, part 6. “A southern solution”
by Sam Jones, ex-governor of Louisiana. Photo essay
- the Southwest. Movies of 1948. Rhonda Fleming, actress.
Sports - Dick Button and Co, ice skating champions.
Pretty full page color Chesterfields cigarettes ad with
Linda Darnell. Blue baby research, done on dogs. Pre-fab
living room furniture set by Klaus Grabe. The box-top
industry. Life goes to a Texas A & M party, it is
also one of the biggest military schools in the US.
Amazing two page bright color Chevrolet ad with tan
car and red background. Two page color Naturalizer shoe
Good - $28
page color Hoover vacuum cleaner ad. Nice full page
color Ford ad with green car. Filibuster in the senate.
Full page Listerine ad with art by Jack Keay (takes
some looking to figure out what the ad is for!). Dancer
Ray Bolger gets knocked down by accident by the boxers
Ray Robinson and Sidney Miller. Cute full page Sanforized
fabrics ad "Ben Hur(ts) with art by Gregori. Lucky
Lieutenant Glenn Davis is greeted by Elizabeth Taylor.
Woman mayor cleans up Portland, Oregon, Dorothy Lee.
Lucky Luciano has a Roman holiday. The war memoirs of
Winston Churchill, Vol. 2, part 7. The strange state
of the market. Photo essay - the happy life of a Cuban
correspondent, Henry Wallace. David O. Selznick takes
time out. White and Negro schools in West Memphis, the
town's only school for negroes burned (ten rooms for
1,000 students) - as you can guess, this led to a comparison
between the schools for white and black students there,
ridiculous differences. Rudy Vallee's comeback. A new
giant appears on man's family tree, Paleontologist Robert
Broom and the Swartkrans man. Neat full page color Johnson
& Johnson ad with art by G.R.D. Long-lost bird,
Notornis. The chicken of tomorrow, breeding for faster
growing, plumper birds. Full page color United Stated
Brewers Foundation beer ad with "Television Party"
art by Douglass Crockwell, different signature, # 27
in "Home Life in America" series. Religion
- the Shakers. Cute full page color Arrow White Shirts
ad by Cody Whitman.
Good - $35
Fair (All Good, but has minor cover wear) - $18
of the World, A-Z bestiary. Full page Ipana tooth paste
ad with Marge Kerrins and her sons. Super charming full
page color Goodyear Pliofilm ad with housewife in see-through
pink apron. Oilman Glenn McCarthy opens his new $21
million Shamrock Hotel in Houston. One of the most amazing
photos and stories EVER - Truck driver Bill Cox trapped
in his burning tanker truck, he was actually rescued!
Tallulah Bankhead advertises for toothpaste. Victor
Raul Haya De la Torre from Peru. Monte Carlo adds craps
to is game list. Mayor O' Dwyer says his enemies tapped
his phone, wire-tapping. Painter Bjarne Klaussen. Very
pretty full page Niblets corn ad with corn in red heart
shaped dish. Harry Truman the Mason. Aramco - the Saudi
Arabian oil company - cool photos. Richard Widmark in
Down to the sea in Ships. Julia Hubert wins $35,000
in radio contest. Baseball spring Training for Boston
Braves - Southworth, Johnn Sain, Sibby Sisti, Tommy
Holmes. College bull sessions by John McPartland. Nice
color ad for Army, Navy and Air Force recruiting by
Cassell. Swim champs Adolph Kiefer and Ann Curtis race
a seal in Chicago. Full page color Schenley whiskey
ad with golfing scene.
Very Good - $35
Good - $25
Fair (All Good, nice, but a few pages have a thin lower edge margin water mark) - $20
Fair (Generally Good, but has a lower spine end water mark and three very small spine hole punches) - $10
color Lifesaver ad, kids in school. full page American
Airlines ad stating that the Douglas DC-3 makes its
last passenger flight this month, as was the DC-4 last
year, to make way for the DC-6 and the Convair - nice
little explanation of airline history. Nice full page
color Kotex ad with art by Tom Hall. Two page photo
showing mass negro baptism, Elder Lightfoot Solomon
Michaux, Gospel Spreading Association rally. Nice full
page color Western Electric ad with art by James Bingham.
Absolutely charming full page color Esquire boot polish
ad with kitten. Named photos of 50 famous people who
have associated themselves with a Communist organization.
Photo - Kissing Hippos. Finnish wolf hunt with Reindeer
sleds. Henri Queuille becomes premier of France. Jack
Benny starts a TV career. Ithaca, New York, a painting
town. Richard Neison Harris makes 20 million dollars.
Show girls learn acrobatics - Elsie Alzana and Bella
Attardi. Full page color Lucky STrike cigarettes ad
with woman fly fishing. Follow-up to the story of Vince
Foster, boxer (LIFE February 28, 1949). Hyderabad Dancers
from India. Kind Sweden plays in the snow - Carl Gustaf
Folke Hubertus. Dione Lucas, a blue ribbon cook. The
lakeline, House boat, owned by Forrest C. Wood, designed
by Clyde E. Gray. Photos of Spain by Dmitri Kessel.
Paul Hoffman profile by Noel F. Busch. Color Jolene
Shoes ad featuring Yvonne De Carlo. Peggy Lee and Dean
Martin sing together.
Very Good - $28
Good - $16
Baseball and Ballerina.
War in Burma. Andreas Feininger photos. New York City
Opera. Glamourized houses. Bernard Berenson. Unusual
full page color Ford ad with small two door maroon car.
Life reports - Visit to Evita in Argentina. Russian
skater hits Jackpot of medals. Improper Bostonians mob
a bargain sale at Filene's department store. Miss New
Orleans gets public paddling, Barbara Jean Cauthen and
husband George. Shetland Islands festival. Photo essay
- Spring on the Mississippi. Divorce court : Judge Hamill
with Mr. and Mrs. Turner. Movie “Champion.”
One-man literacy campaign, Frank Laubach. Lost children
in California, Kenneth Newton Jr., John A. Ingham, Boy
scout troop, boys floating down river. Doctors Atlas
and Hottle discover test for cold virus. Nice full page
color Santa Fe railroad ad. Humorous comparison of high-brow
and low-brow tastes. Peter Blume and his painting “The
Rock.” Curious half page Hanes underwear ad with
Good - $16
Oil well fire photos - offshore Louisiana Shell Oil.
Hospital burning tragedy in Effingham Illinois, including
Doris Brummer, Bobby Ries, Fern Riley. Photo - Memorial
to French resistance Martyrs. Atlantic pact is signed.
Elko County, Nevada, including Isador “Lolo”
Munos. Two page color Kelvinator refrigerators ad seven
different models. Nice full page color Budweiser beer
ad with art by Howard Klau Forsberg. Van Eyck altarpiece
- many amazing color pages. Neat full page color Maxwell
House Coffee ad with art by Anton Otto Fisher showing
freighter ship in heavy seas. Swimmer Keith Carter of
Purdue, including photos of Wally Ris, Joe Verdeur,
Jimmy McLane. Cute half page Barbasol ad with fireman
rescuing woman in filmy nightgown. Big feature article
on Elko county, Nevada. Full page color United States
Brewers Foundation beer ad with "Meeting Her Parents"
art by Douglass Crockwell. Circus glamour. Barnstorming
revival, flying, including Sammy Mason, Frances Kari.
Bail-out kite, the Magikite. Easter Egg Hunt at Glen
Taylor school in Walnut Creek, California. Full page
movie poster ad for “Champion” with Kirk
Douglas, with color. Neat full page color Chrysler ad
with green car head on. Lightweight resin insulation.
Movie “Quartet” by Somerset Maugham.
Good - $28
Full page Ipana
tooth paste ad with Mary Mohr. Full page color Bon Ami
Glass Gloss cleaner ad (for glass AND silver), the first
I remember seeing in LIFE. Full page color Kellogg's
Pep cereal ad. Full page color McGregor sportswear ad
with golf theme. Millions see moon in rare total eclipse.
Italian fascists reappear. Pacific northwest has worst
earthquake, includes photos from Seattle, Washington,
fault in Puyallup, bent radio tower of KJR.. Man has
a merry week, includes photos of Robert Niles, Dick
Riedel and Bill Barris - record for sustained flight,
and more. Military union is being perfected at Fontainebleau.
Photos and short story about 70 Illinois farmers gathering
to plow a sick friend's land, Harold Thomas, 150 acres
in three hours. Photo essay - the Trust territory of
the Pacific, includes Solomon Island, Caroline Islands,
Marianas, Bikini island and much more. Awesome two page
color Plymouth ad with handsome blue four door car.
Close-up - Morgan the Great. Awesome and colorful full
page movie poster ad with "In King Arthur's Court."
Mechanical miner, for coal ming, by Joy Manufacturing
Company. Television - the Goldbergs march on. Milton's
marathon, television. Paris styles. Transportation,
the Talgo, a truly bizarre new kind of train for passengers.
Full page color Hanes shirt ad with art by Tom Hall.
Sports - Gorgeous Gussie, Augusta Moran a tennis player.
Life visits the Lettuce Box, $5 loan for weekend to
Bud Shively. Nice full page color Chesterfield ad on
back cover with Joan Crawford. Excellent full page color
Sunny Brook whiskey ad with cowboy, art by Charles LaSalle.
Very Good - $35
Good - $25
Fair (All Good, but cover has light wear) - $15
a free nation, Ireland. Full page color Community silverplate
ad with bride in veil, art by Jon Whitcomb. Another
charming full page Sanforized fabrics ad "In-bad
the Sailor", art by Gregori. Sewell Avery keeps
his job. C.I.O. party-liner wins election. Full page
Plymouth ad with Toby Couture, head test driver. Madrid
observes the parade of silence. Air force knocks out
Navy's super carrier - U.S.S. United States is abandoned,
article includes photo of B-36 plane number BM-004.
Heresy is charged to Church leaders. Mrs. Virginia Pitcairn
is swept off schooner. Tuberculosis vaccine. Georges
Braque, painter. World's first sun-heated (solar heat)
home in Dover, Massachusetts. Princeton's bellmaster,
Arthur Bigelow. Those famous photos - effects of a 300
MPH wind on human face. Contented Ceylong. Fancy Napkin
folding. Full page color Jewelite ad for hair brushes
from company Pro-phy-lac-tic (Ha!). Pretty full page
color Coty make-up ad.Nice half page Cole "Proud
as a Peacock" dress, art by Ron Wicks. In Texas,
almost everybody paints bluebonnets, includes Mrs. Stella
Tylor. Corinne Calvet takes over from absent Hayworth.
Article about Arnold Galiffa, baseball, basketball,
football, all at West Point. Full page color Arrow Sports
Shirts ad with art by Whitney Darrow, Jr. WICU television
in Erie, Pennsylvania. Industrial designer Raymong Loewy.
Joseph Carl Boudreaux, J.C., actor.
Very Good - $62
Good - $48
Fair (All Good, looks nice, cover has a mildly rough texture from water mist) - $30
Fair (All Good, but has a water marked spine end) - $20
Full page Bufferin ad, the first I remember
seeing in LIFE. Full page movie poster ad for "Bride
of Vengeance" with Paulette Goddard. Excellent
half page Cole swimming suit ad with art by Ron Wicks.
Looting in Nanking, photos. Photo of the cruiser H.M.S.
London with lots of damage from shelling in Yangtze,
China. Horrible photo and sad story about puppy Lucky,
found with her dead mother, includes wire correspondence
back and forth from LIFE chief - Lucky then goes to
New York (from Texas) and commences with having a great
life. Wreck of the S. S. Magdalena, a British luxury
liner on her maiden voyage to Rio de Janeiro. The "Peace"
road show. The European Recovery Program, gives French
farmer Georges Raoul Fremond a new tractor. Coed colleges,
Jane Stone (University of Missouri), Janet Sherman Trowbridge
(Smith College) - great color photos. Movie - "The
Stratton Story" about a baseball pitcher Monty
Stratton. Pearl Harbor, the Japanese version in captured
film. Broadway's Josh Logan. Full page color Johnson
and Johnson ad with art by G. R. D. FDR, Jr. Burmese
Pagoda Shwe Dagon. Dr. William Beebe, moth catcher.
Peter Stackpole photos. Argentina Polo. Cute little
story with photos, twins marry twins (all identical),
Marie and Marjorie Christodoro to Edwin and Wilfred
St. Martin. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with
baseball players Gene Bearden and Johnny Vander Meer.
Good - $18
a 16 page primer for laymen. Nice full page movie poster
ad for “We were Strangers” with Jennifer
Jones, John Garfield, Pedro Armendariz and others. Cute
sexy full page Jantzen girdles ad with art by Pete Hawley.
Russian back down in Germany. Full page Williams shaving
cream ad with Walter Huston. Loss is $6 million in race
track fire, California's Hollywood Park. What's with
the movies? by Eric Hodgins. Close-up - the Aga Khan,
the Aly (his heir) and Rita Hayworth (Aly is courting
her). Half page Vitalis ad with baseball player Joltin'
Joe diMaggio. Here's a good subtitle "Pussy is
too valuable to be confined by law" - it's about
the Marauding Cats bill. Photo essay - shooting the
Salmon River, includes photos of Hank Hastings, Helen
and Peter Brooks, and others. Sports - Kids in the ring
with coach Joe Clark, photos include Jimmy Cole, Bobby
Wells, boxing. Sports - Vicki Draves, swimmer. Boating
the Salmon River in Idaho, Hank Hastings, others. Adhesive
bras. Astaire and Rogers dance again. Feature on the
Atom. Tenth Tarzan movie. Happy Bibliophile Oscar B.
Cintas of Cuba buys Gettysburg address. How Colorado
School of Mines students treat their professors - in
fun. Cute half page Cole swim suit ad. Pretty full page
color Barbasol ad with pin-up girls. Nice two page color
centerfold Kaiser ad with blue Traveler car. Helle Bonnet
of France. Nice full page color Lucky Strike ad with
Good - $28
full page movie poster ad for “The Barkleys of
Broadway” with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers,
with color. Cute full page color Jantzen swim suits
ad, art by Pete Hawley. Full page Ipana tooth paste
ad with Annelle Tice and her family. Report about Swat
in northern Pakistan and its ruler, the Wali. Jersey
City throws out Mayor Hague. Humorous set of photos
showing reactions to a nude painting by Wagner. Truck
blows up under Hudson River in the Holland tunnel. Wisconsin
students produce the biggest M - Wisconsin Institute
of Technology at Platteville, miners. Photos of executions
in Shanghai. Postmistress gets the stamp of disapproval,
Verna Woodward and Rae Publicover in East Westmoreland,
New Hampshire. Giraud's escape. New political leader
E. George Luckey, a cattleman from California. Photo
essay - African animals. Sarah Churchill stars in comedy.
Two page color Goodyear tires ad with Glen Jones (Sheriff,
Clark County, Nevada), Mrs. Thomas HIggins (Westerly,
RI). Photo essay - traveling salesman, Robert Brooks.
Movie - “Home of the Brave.” Trappist monastery
- book “Seven Storey Mountain” by Thomas
Merton. Sports - Iron Gaylord Bryan, track star at Stanford.
Mae West. Kukla, Fran and Ollie. Life visits Pierre
Monteux. Nice full page color Summerettes shoe ad with
Lucille Ball. Story of how Henri Honore Giraud escaped
from the Konigstein fortress. Full page color Hamm's
Beer ad. Oh-la-la full page Cole swimming suit ad with
Esther Williams, art by Ron Wicks. Full page Sinclair
Opaline motor oil with cute art (woman has called police
for a mouse) by Valentine.
Good - $18
The early life of Franklin D. Roosevelt, an exclusive
picture story from his family albums. Photos of the
68 living veterans of the Civil War. Monaco buries its
sprightly old prince. Chinook pass has snowdrifts in
May - nice photo of snow blower clearing road with mountain
in back. The Hawkings hold last outpost of empire. Nice
full page movie poster ad for “The Big Steal”
starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer and William Bendix.
Sports - Scout's dream, Johnny Groth rookie baseball
player. Movies - Mr. Belvedere and Mr. Webb. Gustave
Courbet, artist. Industry - model factory, Harry Ferugson
plant in Detroit. Nightclubs - Artie Shaw's Bop Flop.
Life goes to the Arapahoe hunt club, Colorado at Phipps
ranch. Handsome full page color Plymouth ad with blue
four door car. Spring weekend at Syracuse University,
New York with photos of Anne Bottomley, Lorna Copp,
Betsey Smith and others. Cute full page color A &
P Supermarket ad with mother and matching daughter.
Holy man Sri Ramana Maharshi of India. Very pretty full
page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with bride.
Out of Stock -
Very cute full page color Textron ad with men's
Casbah pajamas, art by Frederick Siebel. Neat full page
color Chrysler ad with yellow convertible (top up).
Nice full page movie poster ad for “Edward, My
Son” starring Spencer Tracy and Deborah Kerr.
The Armed Services battle it out over the B-36 airplane,
including Floyd Odlum and wife Jacqueline Cochran. Photo
- James Forrestal's body is carried to Arlington. Another
(Victor) Reuther is ambushed, his brother Walter was
a year ago. Nice full page color Hamm's beer ad with
golfer Olin Dutra. Rita Hayworth marries Aly Khan. Two
Vermonters in jail for debt, Bernard Smith and Ralph
Fugatt. Chaos in Asia. Close-up - Pancho Ganzales, tennis
player. Full page Ammident tooth powder ad with Dora
Scheflan and her son. Nice full page color Champion
spark plug ad with race car driver art by Noel Sickles.
Photo essay - arthritis. Movie - “Sorrowful Jones.”
Surgery in color television. Art - Niagara Falls, includes
4 different depictions of tight rope walkers. Nice full
page color Interwoven socks ad with art by Fell. Busy
bird hospital, Birdland in Los Angeles, with Idella
G. Manisera. Life visits Washington's luckiest kids,
Children of Congressmen. Mayo clinic finds a treatment
for arthritis. Deerfield Academy, Massachusetts celebrates
300 years of town history. Nice half page Cole swimsuit
ad with art by Ron Wicks.
Good - $38
West Virginia prison break. Gorgeous full page color
Proctor toaster ad with stunning bride - holy cow, this
is a toaster ad! Another full page Modess ad that is
simply a photo of an elegant woman in a couture gown
in a lovely setting. Full page Sanforized fabrics ad
with more of Gregori's humorous art. Horrible story
about Mike Rector who was burned over 70 percent of
his body by two playmates, he went through skin grafts
and is still improving now 7 months after the "accident."
Comedian Danny Kaye, profile. Saginaw Michigan has a
funeral for old well pump. Photo of dog climbing a fence,
by Elaine Wilsey of Virginia, Minnesota. European coast
is great travel destination, Portugal, Spain, France,
Low Countries, Norway and Denmark, great photos. Lose
weight in a Portable Steam Bath. Disease study uses
colored mice. All girl rodeo - Josephine Willis, Judy
Hayes, Betty Barron, Joyce Dyer. Outstanding graduates
of 1949: Robert Brentano, Minturn Tatum Wright, Lionel
Noel, David Woodruff, Richard Carvolth. Archie Robertson
converts from Catholic to Protestant. Organ grinder
Sam Canzona. Chicago triplets club. Lovely full page
color Pennsylvania Railroad ad. The creeping sprinkler,
moves along hose (we still have them today). Full page
color Budweiser ad with sailing theme, art by Howard
Klau Forsberg. Full page color United States Brewers
Foundation ad with art by Douglass Crockwell, "Planning
the Vacation Trip." # 30 in "Home Life in
Good - $28
full page Bell Telephone ad with operator with big old
headset. Neat full page color 1949 Ford ad with three
wood-sided station wagons. A Sultan's daughter weds
a Caliph, Morocco. Hawaiian strike nears showdown, including
photo of Mrs. Richard Cooke. Evita observes Argentina's
anniversary. Sequel - the Hawkings' come through safely
in Shanghai. Photo essay, Hillsdale High, including
photos of senior class, the band, top 15 students, Dick
Kessler, Douglas Arnold, Pat Estell, Bill Pulley, David
Hayhow, Rosalee Rossetti, Walter Dimmers, Bill Katzenmeyer,
Betty Tenney, Caroline Bowsman, Esther Duncan, Bill
shilling, Bob Hughes, Esther Duncan and many others.
. Sports, the Washington Huskies, collegiate rowing,
including photos of Charlie McCarthy, Al Ulbrickson,
Rod Johnson, Norman Buvick and others. . Book-buyer
No. 1, Eustace Seligman, first member of the Book-of-the-month
club. Fashion - Riviera fashions. Tiny cameras. Gene
Pene du Bois. 70 Sculptors. Travel - the Skyline drive,
Virginia. Travel - the Rocky road to Rio, Paul Harder
and Dick Walker motorcycle to Rio de Janeiro. Sleeping
sickness cure. Nice full page movie poster ad for “Roughshod”
starring Robert Sterling, John Ireland and others. Neat
photo of sheep herd belonging to Joe Hodgen, crossing
the top of the Grand Coulee Dam.
Good - $18
10 pages in color - includes photos of Ted and Margery
Wells, Oshkosh Yacht Club, Wilfred Gmeiner, Detroit
Yacht Club, Murray Knapp's Blitzen. A Hollywood round
table - the movies. Very cool full page color Nash airflyte
ad with sci-fi looking green car. Nice full page color
Plymouth ad with green car. New harvest adds to big
wheat surplus, includes photos of Waggoner ranch (Texas),
Roy Judd. Sears, Roebuck rolls into Rio de Janeiro.
“Silly Honey” shoots a ballplayer - Ruth
Ann Burns and Eddie Waitkus of Philadelphia Phillies,
baseball. Hoover receives his 74th honorary degree.
Unusual full page Goodrich tires ad with crewing theme.
Full page color Post Toasties corn flakes cereal ad
with art by Gregori. Photo essay - atom city, Los Alamos
in New Mexico. Fashion - nylon 1949. Life visits Palumbo's
restaurant in Philadelphia, many parties on June 11th.
Two page color Sunbeam toaster ad - toasters were clearly
a big deal! Total war against bookies in Texas, Dale
Richardson. Wow - two page color Jantzen swimsuit and
sunclothes ad. Mrs. Georgia Neese Clark becomes first
woman Treasurer of the USA. Cute full page color Hanes
men's underwear ad, bias cut shorts. Really unusual
full page color Coca-cola ad on back cover.
Good - $24
Nice full page color Studebaker ad
with blue Champion Starlight coupe and red Commander
convertible. Pretty half page color Skol sun tanning
lotion ad. Dan and Mrs. Mannix with tame bald eagle.
Our economy develops an engine knock. Gussy's lace panties
startle Wimbledon, Getrude Moran tennis player. St.
Louis has a race riot. Orwell's strange world of 1984,
illustrated by Abner Dean. Interview - what do you think
of television, Mr. Fred Allen? Pictorial essay - the
opening of the west. Peter Schlumbohm the inventor,
kettles, coffee makers. Midget air racer, pilot Bob
Downey. Mule beats horses, Camp Carson, Colorado - Hambone.
Movie “Lost Boundaries.” Unconsecrated church
of St. Francis in Brazil. Natural history - baby mammoth
from near Fairbanks, Alaska. Life spends a day with
Dave Rochlen the Lifeguard, including photos of Pat
Paulo. Very pretty full page color Pontiac ad with blue
convertible. Musical “Miss Liberty.”
Very Good - $44
Korean assassin Kim Koo
dies by gunfire. West fights grasshopper plaque. Slipstream
strips sliding stunter (very funny photos!), Roland
Toutain. Babbling Bunyan entertains railroad fair crowd.
Cover girl Ann Pederson of Santa Rosa gets a diploma
and a crown. Bess Truman and her home town. City against
Auto - photo essay, Los Angeles and freeways. Seward
Glacier, Alaska exploration led by Colonel Walter A.
Wood - great color photos. G.E. thunderbolts - science.
Cool full page photo of ranks and ranks of motorcycles,
Los Angeles' motorcycle police force. Aerial photos
of ticky-tacky-type homes built by Henry Kaiser and
Paul Troutdale in Los Angeles area, each adding another
car to the congestion. Full page color Youngstown kitchens
ad with art by Hamon. Clowns, with full page color photo
of Paul Jung, many others in color on following pages.
Full page color United States Brewers Foundation ad
with art by Douglass Crockwell, "Friends over for
Tennis," # 31 in "Home Life in America"
series. Why baseball pitchers get nervous - article
about Yogi Berra. Tom Lea and his brave bulls. Paul
Bunyon talks to the Chicago Railroad Fair. Nice full
page Listerine ad with swimmers, artist name looks like
Darling. Full page color "Watchmakers of Switzerland"
ad with art by Baumgartner. Wow - two page color movie
poster ad for “Mighty Joe Young” gorilla.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Fair (All Good, but cover is speckled) - $10
Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with
Don and Eloise Phillips. Parisians climbing trees -
Catherine Arley. Extremely handsome full page color
DeSoto car ad with maroon four door car. Japanese soldiers
return home after being prisoners of war. Interesting
story about Brenda Allen, her house of prostitution
in Los Angeles, and the policemen Charles Stoker (who
arrested her) and Elmer V. Jackson (who frequented her
establishment). Alger Hiss trial review by James Bell.
Yet another hugely crowded beach scene at Coney Island
on the Fourth of July. Wingless chickens live in smaller
space, and get plumper, more improved chicken meat research
- Peter Baumann. Heterochromatic girls has eyes of two
colors - Jan Clark. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes
ad with Anne Baxter. The Crosley Hotshot - lightweight
race car. Story of Alwyn Sonny Ivers and Betty Bowen,
they killed an assailant, Bill Brock. Profile of Archbishop
Josef Beran of Prague. Hamms Beer ad featuring Johnny
Faunce. Broadway photo album - Mary McCarty, Irving
Berlin, Estelle Winwood, Mack Sennett, Ray Bolger, Elia
Kazan. Oil mines in Rifle, Colorado - shale oil, oil
shale. The New Israel by John Phillips, includes a photo
of the young Moshe Dayan. The Legend of Will Rogers.
Fair (All Good, but last three pages printed over flaw in paper) - $12
Fair (All Good, nice, but has a water mark in spine margin) - $10
Nice full page Hertz rent a car
ad. Nice full page movie poster ad for “Madame
Bovary” starring Jennifer Jones, Van Heflin and
others. Very cute photos of mama cats nursing different
kinds of “kittens” - rabbits, ground hog,
squirrels, and skunks. Photos of dogs nursing, cat,
raccoons, and a fawn. Very nice full page color Plymouth
ad with red convertible car, art by H. Miller. New Friant-Kern
canal furnishes water for California Eden. Life congratulates
some newlyweds : Selznick, Fogelson, Chappuis, Grau,
Ogden Reid Jr., Angela Lansbury and Peter Shaw. Rugged
Roy and Walter Reuther enter round four. A leading hypnotist
demonstrates his art, Dr. Franz Polgar. Close-up - Albert
Schweitzer. Photo essay - Yosemite with photos by Ansel
Adams.. Photo essay - Father of the Bride, a new book
featuring Peter Saracco. Young fashion designers : Ginny
Anderson, Anne Fogarty, Betsy Cann, Peggy Thayer, Lorraine
Budny, Isabelle Dobson. Biggest baptist church, Akron
temple. Beach boats. Popcorn in movie theaters. Curious
two page color advertising ad featuring the smelly fruit
Durian. Very cute full page Sinclair Opaline Motor oil
ad with four sailors helping a lady into a boat, art
by Lee Wood. London County Council's nursery school
with nude students.
Out of Stock -
Little follow-up letter to photo (LIFE
July 11, 1949) of baseball umpire Ed Rommel calling
a man safe on base. Friendship racket stirs Washington.
Full page color Meadow Gold ice cream ad with the Broadmoor
Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Full page Sanforized
fabrics ad "Midsummer Night's Scream" with
funny art by Gregori. Negroes are Americans, includes
excellent photo of Jackie Robinson with his wife and
son, baseball. . Shriners and Lions hold conventions.
How Great Britain went broke in four years. Argentine
quintuplets are six, Diligenti quints. Photo of Channel
Swimmer Shirley May France of Somerset, Massachusetts,
preparing for a practice swim. Rome - photo essay. Sailboat
Rubaiyat in trouble off Point Betsie, Michigan, neat
photo of man all the way up the mast - very exciting
for him, I'm sure. Hollywood's Michael Cohen is gunned
down, but not killed. Full page color Shell oil company
ad with Old Faithful geyser, art by Rolf Klep. Television
comics Johnson and Olsen. Best artificial hand yet -
medicine. Fashion - visible slips. TV dog days. Feature
article on Joe DiMaggio, baseball. Horizon-to-horizon
camera designed by Richard Philbrick : this is a new development that was part of the classified CORONA project to run surveillance on the Societ nuclear missile program (though it doesn't say so in the article ... a 2Neat customer alerted me to this once the work was declassified.) and includes a neat aerial photograph of Manhattan. Igloo pictures. Gwendolyn Cafritz, Washington
party giver. Pickle propaganda, National Pickle week,
Man of the Year Mr. Dill Lamar Pickle of Rolling Fork,
Mississippi, pickle on top of Chicago television tower.
Fair (All Good, with very nice cover, but has extremely faint and small spine end water mark) - $74
essay on Fairfield County, country home of smart New
Yorkers. Neat full page color Western Electric
ad with women working on wiring new piece of equipment,
art by James Bingham. Nice full page color Chiggon soap
flakes ad with mother and daughter washing matching
outfits. Mayola Amici is photographer in his village
in the Belgian Congo. LIFE photographers take a neat
photo of natives catching fish in funnel traps on the
Congo River. Gold smugglers from Macao. Cute photo of
terrier dog named Skipper (Rehoboth Beach, Delaware)
cooling himself in a tub of water. Photo of the death
of stunt parachutist Arthur Smith at Three Rivers, Michigan.
The last war prisoners come home to Vienna. US sells
arms to European armies. Life Congratulates: Henry Fonda,
Nellie Brown, Sally Brady (Queen of Freckles), Dr. Serge
Boussevitzky, Mayor Walter Kolb, George Bernard Shaw,
Gail Russell, Jack Pyland Jr, Stephen Meunier. Jackson
Pollock, great American Painter, his art in color. Dime
store fashions. Another charming full page color Post
Toasties corn flakes cereal ad with art by Gregori.
Photographer Jurg Klages photographs the animals at
the Zurich zoo. Motorcycles enter the mainstream in
California, great photos of early cycles. Vertical wind
tunnel for testing planes and parachutes. John Ringling
North - circus owner profile. How to cheat at cards
by John Scarne. Nice full page color Kotex ad with gardening
art by Tom Hall.
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Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Mrs.
Jean Brouard and Evin and Roger of Noroton Heights,
Connecticut. Charming full page Bell Telephone ad with
couple arranging a date. Neat full page two color movie
poster ad for "Black Magic" starring Orson Wells and
Nancy Guild. Nice full page color DeSoto ad with gold
car showing fold down back seat. Full page color Armour
ham and bacon ad, high cholesterol breakfast. Cute photos
of Gene Nelson goofing for his little son. Sweden holds
gymnastic world series. Ump pretends he's blind, Harry
Samuel "Steamboat" Johnson. Justice Douglas explores
Iran. Louisiana town hits jackpot, Marsville gets slot
machines. Medicine - infantile paralysis, polio, includes
children in pools, West Haverstraw, more. Article -
Poliomyelitis, a case history, Bentz Plagemann. Supreme
Court Justice William O. Douglas visits the mountains
of Iran. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Jean Brouard
and her children. Photo essay - Thurn and taxis. World's
wettest, sportiest boat, the little Sailfish. Life visits
"Mama" Koshetz. Gruesome photo of bear biting Trainer
Buck Robinson in Monte Vista, Colorado. Old fellows
in Whitney, Texas get their bench back. Amazing photo
of Everette Haydock climbing down from his airplane
that is stuck in a tree. Shirley May France, channel
swimmer. Nice color photos of actresses : Barbara Bates,
Alexis Smith, Janet Leigh, Linda Darnell and Ann Blyth.
Brynn Noring, new star.
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Wilderness fire fighters, Full page color Post's bran
flakes cereal ad with art by Gregori. Flamingos, photos
of adults with young. Smokejumpers - ordeal by fire
- Marvin Sherman, Henry Thol Jr., Newton Thompson, David
Navon, great photos, Mann Gulch fire, Montana. Jimmy
Steward marries Gloria Hatrick McLean. Detroit's car
production nears record, Ford fears a strike. Photos
of earthquake damage in Ecuador. Oh my gosh, a horrible
photo of a Michigan boxer dog completely full of porcupine
quills, not very smart. West Coast Theater, Barbara
Britton, Mary Finney, Oliver Cliff, Gregory Peck, John
Archer. Coney Island - thrill seekers on lighted ridge
- great photos. Pole sitter Charley Lupica first sees
his new son on television (he is still up the pole,
but has a little TV) - he was waiting for the Cleveland
Indians to take first place in the American League (baseball).
Excellent full page color Ballantine's Ale ad with swimmer.
Big feature on the Cowboy. Photo gallery of cowboys
by Leonard McCombe. Movie ad for “Easy Living”
with Victor Mature, Lucille Ball and Lizabeth Scott.
University of Wisconsin, Madison, has a summer prom,
including water ballet, Queen Betty O'Donnell, others.
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Nice full page color Ford
ad with green car and Brakes theme. Undersea veteran
makes man's deepest dive, Otis Barton. New German chancellor
affirms link with west. Rockets go awry on Riviera.
Jap swimmers regain their supremacy. Boy photographer
snaps motorcycle death, Alan Howe and John Kenyon (Sioux
Falls). Margaret Mitchell dies - author of Gone with
the Wind. Sequel - GI homesteader makes good, Dale Sprout
(see January 20, 1947). Greyhound bus driver Harry Huter.
Photo essay - insect engineers. Million-dollar trio
- Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky and Artur Rubinstein.
Fashion - college fads. Life visits a suffering but
victorious queen, Miss Oklahoma, Georgine Ruth Leeka.
Photo of Amish raising a barn for Ben Weaver near Mt.
Hope, Ohio. Nice full page movie poster ad for “I
married a communist” starring Laraine Day, Robert
Ryan and others. Nice full page color Hamm's Beer ad
with baseball player Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Sand sweeper Machine to clean public beaches.
Very Good - $35
Good - $25
World's largest log
jam in Kemi River, Finland. Full page Sanforized fabrics
ad "Noah's Irk" with cute art by Gregori.
Full page color Champion spark plugs ad with cowboy
dance, art by Noel Sickles. Curious two page photo showing
skirt lengths. Baseball - Yanks or Red Sox? - Cards
or Dodgers? - great photos! Little Jeanette Markunas
has to go to Vienna with her grandmother, parents cannot
keep her in US. Zip in Tennis, an editorial about the
recent improvements in players. Full page color "Watchmakers
of Switzerland" ad with art by Norman Rockwell.
Full page Sinclair Opaline Motor oil ad with woman with
four bulldogs, art by Lee Wood. Actress Shelley Winters,
nice photos. Martha Beck heads for electrical chair,
execution at Sing Sing. Civil war's last shells are
exploded. San Francisco houses - photo essay. 25 million-volt
cancer treatment, feature on Cancer treatment. Lionel
diesel-izes. FCC ends radios most popular programs,
the giveaway programs, (as reported by their 2Neat granddaughter, it includes a photo of Robert and Jeanne Thompson getting married on February 7, 1946 on the show "Bride and Groom", Jeanne is wearing Judy Garland's wedding dress from the "The Harvey Girls"). New Orleans children's recreation
program is most progressive in the US.
Good - $18
Fair (All Good, but cover is neatly loose from staples) - $10
Great photo - Ross Dam on Washington's Skagit
River. Tito defies the Kremlin. Storm takes toll of
citrus crop. Hollywood has trouble with the bikini swimming
suit. Ripley auction brings $90,000. "Hap"
Arnold recollects. Rockford Illinois - American community
- photo essay, including Sam Sygulla, Alex Armato, Stan
Wentland, Frank Frech, John Holmstrom and families and
others. Full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad with
Mr. and Mrs. Jascha Heifetz. Needlework. Biggest atomic
explosions. School clothes. Hindu tower, temple in Madras,
India. Mickman makes it. Rookie McDermott. Prairie dog.
Mrs. Mesta's grand entry. Hopalong Cassidy. Nice full
page Hart Schaffner & Marx men's wear ad with art
by Tom Hall. Pretty full page color Plymouth ad with
blue DeLuxe 4-door sedan showing inside back seat. Rose
Marie Dionne announces wedding. Anatoly Barsov, diary
of a Russian deserter. Very nice full page color Maxwell
House coffee ad with Fire fighters and fire house, art
by Steven Dohanos. Awesome full page color American
Airlines ad with pilot and copilot. Cute photo of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Summers and their three sets of twins.
Photos of children Richard Floyd, Willie Garrison, Johnnie
Elmo, and Steve Magidow. Nice rare full page color Diamond
Out of Stock -
cartoons by Madilyn and Marilyn Wood. War babies go
to school - Douglas Carroll Ballard. LIFE girls go to
Miss America contest, Mary Jane Stone, Georgine Rith
Leeka and Jone Ann Pedersen. Howard Unruh kills 13 in
Camden. Full page color Western Electric ad with art
by Gail Phillips. Capri - island paradise - travel profile.
Arthritis hormone helps patients Ernest J. Hills. Full
page color Neolite Soles (shoe soles) ad with the Gilbert
family of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. Big feature
article on the "War Babies hitting the First Grade"
- I believe this is the leading edge of the Baby Boomers.
Television actresses work hard to find a role. Pancho
Gonzales and Ted Schroeder battle for 34 games in one
tennis set. Labrador - photos and profile by George
Silk. Gorgeous two page color Chen Yu finger nail polish
ad. Musician Richard Strauss - profile. Johnson &
Johnson ad featuring children art by Gladys Rockmore
Davis (GRD). Nice feature article on Labrador Mission,
Dr. Wilfred Grenfell, lots of photos, Dr. Anthony Paddon,
Dr. Charles Curtis. Evelyn Waugh on the American Catholic
church. Kanab Utah is a great movie location - Stagecoach,
Outriders, My Friend Flicka. Lovely full page color
Chesterfield cigarettes ad on back cover with Lucille
Very Good - $52
Good - $42
Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with
the Stephen Schwartz (Catonsville, Maryland) family.
Alfred Eisenstaedt dresses up as famous stars. Full
page Bell Telephone ad with famous circus clown Emmett
Kelly. Noronic cruise ship burns at the dock. Curiously
dated full page color Niblets corn ad with Indian woman.
Guns and Bibles smuggled to Indonesia, written by Roy
Rowan.The wrecked wedding of Raymond Rossi and Alma
Mohr, Nature Boys, Napa, California, Wesley Gardner.
Two page color movie poster ad for “She Wore a
Yellow Ribbon” starring John Wayne. Artist profile
Lamar Dodd. Salem Witch trials, new book by Marion Starkey.
Lovely two page color Studebaker ad with red car and
city lights. Philip C. Johnson's Glass House near New
Canan, Connecticut. Animals grow in sterile room at
Notre Dame by Eugene Smith. Russia through Russian Eyes
by John Scott. Mindy Carson a ladylike torch singer.
The wild game of paddleboard polo, Fred Bleeker, Tommie
Volk, Dave Rochlen, more. Feature on "Russia through
Russian eyes." Full page Sinclair Opaline Motor
Oil ad with cowboy art by Lee Wood. The education of
a Black Lab dog, Deer Creek Kennels in ST. Louis.
Good - $42
Fair (Generally Very Good, but cover is loosening) - $22
Cute half page
color Barbasol shaving creme ad with football player
and cheerleader. Nemo adjustable waist foundations ad,
only 1/4 page but wow, what a woman! Cute photo of Doris
E. Trrobnick (Annandale, Virginia) with note about how
to wear a bikini swimming suit. Two pages of sexy photos
of girls in the Ken Murray vaudeville revue "Blackouts"
- dressed as if for sports, skiing (Jean Marshall),
golf (Joan Morley), baseball (Consuelo Cezon), hiking
(Joann and Jean Corbett), more. US detects nuclear blast
in Russia. Children with Polio isolated, photos show
parents peeping in through windows, including Don Fisher
(Chariton, Iowa), Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Hutchison, Joey
Hemminger, Mrs. Joe C. Blaha, Raymond Blank Memorial
Hospital, in Des Moines. Full page color World Book
Encyclopedia ad with art by Lockhart. Viking rocket
flies to 33 miles. Nice full page page of Jackie Robinson
being kicked out of the game by an umpire, baseball.
Rich lifestyles, Nancy V. McClelland, William Pahlmann,
Robsjohn-Gibbings. Fashion extremes of 1949. College
football review, Al Wietert, Walter Teninga, Richard
Kempthorn, Doak Walker, Jim Owens, Leon Hart, Arnold
Galiffa. Feature on animals in trouble, broken bones,
more shenanigans, including dog named Yankee, race horse
named Gotta Gal. Article on Edward V. Rickenbacker and
Eastern Air Lines economies. Neat article showing how
three different decorators would do the same room, Nancy
V. McClelland, William Pahlmann, Robsjohn-Gibbings.
Full page color Hart Schaffner & Marx suits with
art by Tom Hall. Full color Schlitz ad with cowboy theme.
American finds mountain higher than Everest by Leonard
Francis Clark - Amnyi Machen.
Good - $45
Fair (All Good, nice, but spine is taped, nice cover) - $22
Life Magazine October 10, 1949 : Cover - J. Robert Oppenheimer, Number one thinker on Atomic energy.
Pretty full page ad with
color for Reed & Barton Burgundy sterling flatware
pattern. Nice full page color American Airlines ad with
two flight attendants (stewardesses). Pennant wind-up
leaves fans gasping - lots of baseball photos including
full page photo of Joe Dimaggio. Crew hits the silk,
but pilot William E. Blair goes down with ship. Steel
shuts down, million are on strike. The US asks - can
Russia deliver the bomb? Crosley Refrigeration company
holds biggest giveaway contest ever. Henry Blackmer's
return recalls Teapot Dome oil scandal. Photo essay
- 4-H fair in Clay County, Iowa, including photos of
Morgan Mugge, Beverly Maurier, Don Pierson, Mary Belle
Schomaker, Bonnie Garton, Bennett Mugge, Bobby Morfitt
and others. Industry - California grapes. White-collar
cowboy - Ray Kent family purchase Silver Spur ranch
in Arizona. Housing - home built like a sidewalk, designed
by Wallace Harrison, built by IBEC housing. Life with
Benchley, by Robert Benchley. Life goes to the $2 window
- horse betting with Robert K. Blakey. Modern theater
in Baldwin Hills, California. Full page color Chesterfield
cigarettes ad with Glenn Ford in a red hunting shirt
with gun. The Navy's new flameproof suit for fire rescue
work. Feature on Vincent Van Gogh. Funny article comparing
the emotion expressions of eight different actresses
including Marilyn Monroe, Jane Nigh and others.
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Full page Sanforized fabrics
ad with art by Ward Brackett. Battle for pensions waxes
hot in California. Full page movie poster ad for "That
Forsyte Woman" starring Janet Leigh and Errol Flynn.
Full page ASR Heritage Lighter ad, a very curious kind
of cigarette lighter. Full page color Pacific sheets
ad with charming art by GAnnam. Cutest photo ever -
Haile Selassie's grandson captivates London. Case of
the silent boxer dogs turns up some scandals, George
Murray, Carol Varga, Ester del Rosario. Two crazy photos
of Gina Carr and Richard Tide, she fell out of boat,
lost swimming suit, got knocked out on a rock. Funny
football photo of Len Bellas and Gil Bocetti. Near miss
photos of Chet Derby and biplane with Air Force B-29
planes. Three pages of photos related to the baseball
world series, many show people standing in line to get
tickets. Barbershop war splits Hollywood, Harry Drucker
and Harry Gelbart. Ed Wynn. Sequel - young murderer
goes back to prison for good. Jacques Fath - designer.
Princeton Channel swimmer George Montgomery, a humor
story. Full page Sinclair Opaline Motor Oil ad with
firemen rescuing a woman, art by Lee Wood. Party for
Democratic National chairman Bill boyle. Communist Shanghai
- photo essay. Eight month-old Robert Wellington Fraser
III instructs Princeton class. Breathing by electricity
- polio. Broadway the fabulous invalid, gets weaker.
Spectacular tightrope walkers, Siegwart Bach, Rudi Bohme,
and Jupp Klein at the Zugspitz, a guy wire snapped part
way across, just to make it MORE interesting! 1,000
foot plunge. Mohammed's mustache.
Good - $35
Attractive and unusual full page color
Texaco oil with mallard duck. Full page color Hart Schaffner
& Marx suits ad with art by Tom Hall. Full page
color Spring Air mattresses ad with art by Jack White.
Great photos of planes in optical illusion positions.
Nice full page 7up ad with family and go-cart. Communist
trial ends with 11 guilty, with sketches by William
Sharp. Photo of mentally ill Helen Schwandt (Chicago)
jumping from window into fireman's net, dressed only
in shorts. Two pages on Canton and Hong Kong with big
illustration by Alexander Leydenfrost. Notre Dame football
team is number 1, Lawrence Brennan, Larry Coutre. Full
page color Four Roses whiskey ad with streetcar 4, railroad.
Shirley Temple marries John Agar. Frank Grandstaff gets
out of prison to hear a performance of his Big Spring
Cantata. Episcopalians gather in San Francisco. Full
page color Corby's whiskey ad with art by Dave Mink,
includes inset art on the climbing of Mt. Everest. The
Great Hapsburg collection of fine art. Steep Rock mine
in Canada - Cyrus Eaton. Truman, the Master Politician
by Ernest Havemann. Neat feature article on the Steep
Rock Iron mine in Ontario, Canada, Cyrus Eaton. TVs
Tennessee Fish Fry with Sheila Bond. Detroit Institute
of Art an exhibition of useful objects. Cotton Broker
- Andrew Stewart Messick at 19. The television show
"Inside USA." Life goes to a coon hunt with
Fred Gipson. Sequel - John Nichols doing odd things
in front of state highway signs.
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Good - $18
Fair (All Good, but has library stamps) - $10
Nice full page color Western
Electric ad with telephone switchboard, art by James
Bingham. Photo essay - the new South. Full page color
Monarch canned foods ad with "Luke the lion"
art by Felix Palm. The strike pinch begins to hurt USA,
including photos of Edward Zawila, Bill Felicetty and
family and others. Smith college honors 12 women. British
conservatives start the attack. Nice little follow-up
letter and photo of Norman Hinson (Waycross) - see LIFE
October 10, 1949. Dwarfs of “Lost Canyon”
turn out to be hoax, Gene Holter. Statesman Dulles takes
the stump. Smith College gives honors to 12 women. Fashion
- colored furs. Radio-iodine halts thyroid cancer. Archaeology
- Petra, Trans-Jordan. String painting. Life goes spinning
in a barrel, Varios Rotor carnival game at Munich fair.
Full page color Budweiser ad with art by Howard Klau
Forsberg. Radio-Iodine halts one type of Cancer, Bernard
Brunstein. Alternatives to cotton, yields decreasing.
Full page color United States Brewers foundation beer
ad with art by Douglass Crockwell. Photos of Antony
and Sarah Beauchamp. Freshman hazing at New York University.
Pretty full page color Yardley English Lavender ad.
Sequel - Miss America Jacque Mercer, a Life girl. Very
lovely full page color Van Raalte ad with pink nightgowns.
Fair (All Good, but cover has a faint water mark and a darkened edge) - $10
Full page Ipana tooth paste
ad with the D.R. Pattersons of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Humorous sequel photo to Gina Carr's rescue (see LIFE
October 17, 1949). Herman Hickman coach of Yale football.
Full page color World Book encyclopedia ad with Christmas
theme art by Lockhart. Full page color Wheat Flour Institute
ad featuring US Olympic Ski Champion Mrs. Gretchen Fraser
of Sun Valley. Opening of the United Nations in New
York. British aircraft carrier has flaming Sea Fury
fighter jet - great photo from the Illustrious aircraft
carrier. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad
with Barbara Stanwyck. Two page Ford auto company ad
with Joe Lucas, Ed Aldrich family, and others. Leslie
Michigan congratulates Judge Medina on Communist trials.
Milk that does not need refrigeration - new technology.
Indian premier Jawaharlal Nehru visits the US. The Daly
sisters make money - Maguerite, Kay, Maureen, Sheila.
Underground in New York City - great illustrations and
photos of wires, tubes, mains, tunnels. Camille Renault
art patron sits for 143 portraits by Reynold Arnould.
Tennis - Pancho Gonzales loses to Jack Kramer. Dr. Daniel
A. Poling memoirs of a Protestant. The American Royal
cattle show in Kansas City. Teen-agers hot rod around
cities - very dangerous. Winners of the LIFE animals
Good - $35
55 die in midair
collision over Washington, Eastern Airlines and P-38
fighter, Erick Rios Bridoux. Robert Ruark profile. Full
page Toni home permanent ad with six different sets
of twins, Fulstone, Land, Lounsbury, McMillan, Vaughan,
Winkelmann. Hieronymus Bosch – Garden of Delights
mystery is solved, paintings. Full page color Maxwell
House ad with family at home art by Thornton Utz. Full
page color General Electric light bulbs ad with father
shaving, art by Gregori. The steel strike ends in Bethlehem,
Pennsylvania. Photo - a headstand on a gargoyle on Notre
Dame. Les Ballets de Paris – Zizi, Colette, Renee
Jeanmarie. Horrible photos, accidental death of Donald
M. Roszell of Geraldton, Ontario - passed out onto a
fence. Kalmuck Mongolians living in Germany, Genghis
Khan's descendants. St. Nicholas Church in New York
City is torn down. Community Chest charities seek $185
million. Jefferson Military College and Judge AJ Armstrong.
Vannevar Bush writes about future weapons, missiles,
submarines, jets, rockets. Great photos of nuns at play.
Cry the Beloved Country on Broadway with Todd Duncan
and Herbert Coleman. High School Football rivalry, Menominee
vs Marinette. Scientific weapons and a future war, art
by Rolf Klep. Back page Coke ad with NY scene and Rialto
theater, art by Radebaugh. Extremely cute full page
color Arrow White Shirts ad with cave woman.
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Life Magazine November
21, 1949 : Cover - Ricardo Montalban, Hollywood's
new romantic star.
Cute full page color Johnson & Johnson first aid supplies ad with art by Gladys Rockmore Davis. Cartoon art by Peter Arno and Whitney Darrow Jr. Death overtakes race car driver Rex Mays, horrible photos at the Del Mar race track. Full page Union Oil Company ad with Jongeward and Woodhouse breaking world's endurance flight record. Russians explain atom blast. Feature on the Philippines. British welfare state debated. Photo essay - theater girl Jean Pearson. Full page color Nash Airflyte car ad with art by Fred Freeman. The remarkable Mr. Toad, Walt Disney character. Education - newest classroom, designed by Samuel Lutz of New York University. A new evangelist arises, Billy Graham. Nightclubs - flesh and fur. Follow-up on Russian Atomic blast. Deformed fish reveal radiation effects. Radio - Groucho's garland of gags. The stars rule Siam. Quirino wins first free election in Philippines. Firestone family reunion in Akron, Ohio. Maya murals in color. Premier of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, travels to Gilgit, polo game, more. Actress Jean Pearson. George Gilliland proves people will shoot a stuffed deer, it seems that every car driver has a gun. Movie - Battleground. Full page color Greyhound ad with art by Lockhart. Cool full page color American Airlines ad with "Ground Commander" - a mechanic.
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Photos of flying squirrel. Cute full page Sanforized
fabrics ad "Jonah's Wail" with charming art
by Gregori. Photos of several different crashes of B-29
airplanes, Tampa, Stockton (California), Bermuda. Vice
President Alben W. Barkley weds Jane Rucker Hadley.
Drought in New York - low reservoirs. Mexican feast
of the dead - photos. Queen Frederika profile. Sequel
to story in LIFE October 21, 1946 on the Hales' adopting
the French village of Maille. Nancy goes to Rio - movie
starring dancer Nita Bieber. Fashion - colored slips.
Canadian Mounties show at the National Horse Show. Funny
story on some unique scholarships allow young students
to attend college, including Mrs. J. Ragsdale, Robert
Schmoll, Maynard Burkhardt, Landis Cotton, others. Abstract
photos by Keld Helmer-Petersen. Electrical stimulation
controls rat brains. Hallmark cards two page ad featuring
Norman Rockwell painting a greeting card. Conrad Nicholson
Hilton - grows hit hotel empire. Senator Robert Alphonso
Taft profile. New movie - All the kings men - about
Willie Stark. Charleston dance contest featuring a flapper
and a tiger. Strippers fight - Evangeline Sylvas emerges
from oyster shell and Divena - performs in a water tank
at Casino Royale.
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Men's resort fashions including photos of
John Wilmerding, Varvel Lange, toddler Alexander Wall
and many others. Iron curtain countries - 11 pages of
pictures. Nice half page Vaseline Hair tonic ad with
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full page Ball-Band Weatherproofs ad for winter boots
with family and snow man. Mural in Donahue's bar and
grill in the Bronx by Clifford Saber. Another beautiful
full page color Modess ad in ice blue and lilac. West
Texas taps a big new oil pool, Snyder and Scurry County,
Texas, includes photos of A.B. Blaze, Warner Hoople,
Charles Stimson, Jackson Ellis family, Joe York, Arthur
Townsend and many others. The Shahinshah parties in
the USA. Books - Little Lord Fauntleroy. Aviation -
Blue Angels are not stunt men. Plastic eardrum - hearing
aid. Pro Champions defeat the great Kentuckians - Minneapolis
Lakers and Indianapolis Olympians basketball. Locomotive
graveyard - GM & O abandons steam railroading..
Life goes on a D.F. Hunt, Direction Finding with Chicago's
Midwest club - a bit like orienteering by radio, includes
Mr. and Mrs. Parr, Curt Hammond, Herb Hartley and others.
. Rescue of crew of B-29 ditched 400 miles from Bermuda.
Nice understated full page Cunard White Star shipping
line ad. Paul Hoffman of ECA. Nice full page color Santa
Fe railroad ad with Indian Chief. Two page Ford ad with
Roy Bannister, test driver. Movie - Samson and Delilah.
Fashion - 14 samples of the gown of the year.
Very Good - $45
Good - $35
at the Army-Navy game - past players watch the game.
Go Pullman railroad ad, art by Bruce Bomberger. Two
pages of photos of famous spectators at Army - Navy
football game. Eversharp Schick ad with Santa. Hawaiian
Rancher cargo ship listing - great photos. How to win
an election in Colombia. Feature on Joe Smith of Carlsbad,
who was killed in American Airlines plane crash on November
29th. Famous daughters - Virginia LeArta Jensen, Sharman
Douglas, Princess Magaret, Margaret Truman. Sacha Guitry
weds for fifth time. Bill Robinson - Mr Bojangles obituary.
Study of Japanese children shows delayed effects of
atomic radiation. New shape and ring of telephone. Fifth
avenue beauty hunt - Eileen Godsil, Bette Dubro, Nancy
Bass, Dody Heath, Pat Collins. Full page Statler Hotels
ad with cartoon art by Tony Barlow. Maxwell house full
page color ad with caroling art by James Bingham. Modern
artists - Matisse, Chagall, Dufy, Leger, Zadkine, Vlaminck,
Jean Arp, Marie Laurencin, Picasso. Bernard Gimbel -
millionaire profile. Full page color Budweiser ad by
Cassell. Great photos of unusual animals - bats, squid,
pigeon, rattlesnake, dragonfly. Maximo Maxim Italian
casino owner profile. Australian aborigines rite of
manhood. GORGEOUS full page color Coca-cola ad with
Santa claus and elf. US constructs 60,000 miles of interstate
highway. Hunting in Stuttgart Arkansas. Full page "Black
& White" scotch whisky ad with scottie dogs,
art by Morgan Dennis.
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15 years olds in the US - Marion Elizabeth Goes, Virginia
Spicer, Cyd Chapman, Barbara Binion, Jackie Lee Barnes.
Very beautiful full page color Soft-Weve toilet paper
ad with different kind of art. US cleans up Okinawa
military bases. Picture - parachuting Santa is caught
in power lines, Robert Niles. Funny photo of Drake basketball
player in the middle of a game with Kirksville Teachers.
New mystery Van Gough is hard to authenticate. Gas main
in Allentown PA blows up. Champion Black Labrador dog
Marvadel Black Gum, Blackie. Christmas lights. Canasta
card game rules and strategy. Humorous story about Red
Flannel Day in Cedar Springs, Michigan. Mechanical bricklayer
demonstration with ID Ginnwright and Robert Cook. Handsome
full page color American Airlines ad with art by John
Falter. Mr. Fred Maytag of Newton Iowa. It takes a Russian
to beat a Russian, mistakes the Germans made, by Wallace
Carroll. Pinafore dresses for little girls. Broadway
hero Ezio Pinza. Sculptor Wheeler Williams decorates
a New York building. LOVELY full page color Miller High
Life beer ad with woman sitting on crescent moon in
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cover ad for Plymouth - featuring great Santa illustration.
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel - 20 pages of great
color photos. Follow-up story on American's first displaced
persons, DPs, the Joachim and Irene Bronny family, Sara
Feuerwerker, Vaclovas Vince Paplonskis, Mrs. Nathan
Kepecs, Mrs. Henry Samet, the Simonis family, others.
Pillsbury Mills bake-off in the Waldorf-Astoria, Mrs.
Ralph Smafield of Detroit wins. Electricity without
wires - Dr M A Coler. New York City has a "Shaveless
Friday" to save water. Broadway - On the Town -
Gene Kelly, Vera Ellen. Leslie County (Kentucky) baby
boom, including photos of Waltis Kilburn family, Mahala
Couch and her children, Robert Colins, others. Christmas
Card contest. Carol Channing in Gentleman Prefer Blondes
- craziest costumes ever! Feature on a new hotel - the
Puerto Rico, the Caribe Hilton. Full page color Blatz
beer ad with football player Pat Harder.
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