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Life Magazine 
                    January 7, 1952Life Magazine January 7, 1952 : Cover - Hairstyles - poodle (Merry Tompkins) and horsetail (Mimi Barker).

Photos - Ships sink around England's Goodwin Sands. Full page color Nash Airflyte ad with a couple really puffy looking cars, lighthouse in background, cars are grey with green roof and creme with red roof. Nice full page movie poster ad with color "Ten Tall Men" with Burt Lancaster. Letter to editor pertaining to hole shown in teacher's shoe, testimony to inadequacy of teachers' pay in the U.S. Photo - Willow Run car factory in winter storm, this is a former aircraft factory. US Army shows off the T-47 machine gun. Grim photo of John L. Lewis (United Mine Workers) all grubby and bitter after viewing the bodies in an Illinois coal mine disaster. Disaster at the Orient No. 2 coal mine in West Frankfort, Illinois, including photos of Mrs. Kenneth Nicholson, Cecil Sanders, Mrs. Charles Bartoni, others. University of Texas gets 2,810 donors for blood drive. Slightly humorous article about drunk drivers and sobriety tests. The Empire State building is sold - tells all the steps necessary to make it happen. Carrie Munn, dress designer in color Fatima cigarette ad. Jean Babilee in Till Eulenspiegel ballet. "The Wife Problem" - I was prepared for a funny article, but it is really about corporations and executive wives. Schlitz ad with Ham Radio operator illustration by John Falter. New hotel El Panama with no windows or doors. US teenagers in Paris - photo gallery. Photos of Civil War recreations. Unusual full page color Coca-Cola ad with boy in Western Union cap.
Good - $45 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    January 14, 1952Life Magazine January 14, 1952 : Cover - Painter Augustus John.

Dutch kids go on postage stamps, Erna Wolters, Jacob Blom, Jan van den Heuvel, Andries Zwart. Full page color Western Electric ad with nighttime factory scene, art by Kurka, we are back to the military defense theme. Churchill visits the US. Drug bust at the Penguin nightclub in Washington, DC. Former warden Clinton T. Duffy is released from San Quentin prison. Two page color American Airlines ad with map art by Chesley Bonestell. Charles Adams and family are snowbound in South Dakota. Captain Henrik Curt Carlsen stays with sinking Flying Enterprise ship. Reverend Carl Doss gets lots of gifts for his nine kids. New robot bowling pin setting machine takes over for pin setting kids. Another cute but odd full page Ethyl gasoline ad with a Cat and a caterpillar. Milwaukee painters get view from airplane and make paintings - Donald Anderson, Dean Meeker, Elden Mathews, Lowell Lee. Charles Zadok - artist profile. Portfolio of distinguished Britons - photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt - Martin Cyril D'Arcy, George Macaulay Trevelyan, Alexander Fleming, Bertant Russell, Viscount Moore, William Edward Rootes, Viscount Camrose and many more. Ransomed US Airman tell story of his ordeal by Captain John J. Swift. Back Page color Camel ad with Maureen O'Hara.
Good - $26 buy now
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Life Magazine January 
                    21, 1952Life Magazine January 21, 1952 : Cover - Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Oh my gosh - lovely full page color Modess ad with peach couture - these ads are the most consistently framable couture in LIFE. Funny photos of people with nylons over their heads - Edwin David, Jan Caulfield, Pet Wrege, Winnie David. Captain Kurt Carlsen stays aboard the sinking Flying Enterprise - tells his story - cool sinking ship photos (See also LIFE January 14, 1952). Very nice full page color Niblets Corn ad with cobs of corn wrapped in labels. Neat photo of sea surge flood in town of San Sebastian in Spain, with guys clinging to side of building and lamp post. Amateur Archaeologists dig through Hohakam Indian mound in Phoenix, Arizona, Janice McLouth, Lester Weilands, others. Rashomon is a complex tale of passion and murder - directed by Kurosawa. Neat photo of Mount Washington in winter at sunset, aerial. Full page Champion spark plugs ad with Slick Airways. Artist Max Ernst makes microbe (pint size) pictures. Broadway play - Pal Joey - with Harold Lang. Assistant Secretary of Defense - Anna Rosenberg - hard working woman with George Marshall. Its opulence may be dimmer now but old guard is still “en guarde” story by Cleveland Amory with Illus by Saul Steinberg. Full page color Debeers diamonds ad with illustration by Raoul Duffy.
Good - $18 buy now
Fair (All Very Good, nice, but has library stamps) - $15 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but has minor spine water mark) - $10 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    28, 1952Life Magazine January 28, 1952 : Cover - Phyllis Newell - the quandary of a gifted girl.

Photos of barrel jumping skaters (more crashes than successful jumps) - Terry Browne, Guy Berube, Wilbur Meyer, Andre Marceau. Snow stranded “City of San Francisco” train on Donner pass - amazing rescue photos. Franks Costello on trial for contempt of Congress - not guilty. Full page color Pleasant Moments whiskey ad with James B. Weaver and very nice ice boating art by Melbourne Brindle. Wildlife abounds in the Everglades - photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt - great bird photos. Mercury Lamp inventor William Meggers profile. Full page color US Brewers Foundation ad with party art by Douglass Crockwell. Excellent full page color 1952 Studebaker ad with green car and sunset coastal scene, this is apparently a photo by Paul Hesse, not art as it looks to be. New Jersey Turnpike unravels traffic jams. Very pretty full page Van Camp's Pork and beans ad in color. The master impostor - Waldo Demara Jr. profile. Young female solo pilot - Betty Lee Bennett. Back page color ad Chesterfield Cigarettes with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in Sailor Beware movie.
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Life Magazine February 
                    4, 1952Life Magazine February 4, 1952 : Cover - Barbara Ann Scott.

Full page color Fatima cigarettes ad with LIFE illustrator Jon Whitcomb. Full page Bromo-Seltzer ad (headaches and neuralgia) with close-up of skier hand and hand. Harcourt Portrait studio in Paris - profile - Carmen Tessier. The Egyptians and Tunisians riot against the British and French. Second plane in a week hits Elizabeth New Jersey. Harry Chapin Smith leaves Harvard $400,000. Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory North Carolina send messages in balloons and bottles to China. Ice Skaters Barbara Ann and Sonja Henie in rival shows. Lovely full page color Arrow Shirts ad with cupid. Kenneth Porter lives a normal life, but cannot sit down - he was given the choice of being fused in a sitting or standing position. From struts to jets - US Military Aviation - amazing jet illustrations by John T. McCoy Jr. Outside corsets give shape to women. Huntington Hartford collects modern art - Miro, Renault, Picasso and Dove. Fancy Pasta Forms by Gene Leone. Life goes to the Atomic Ball in St. Louis. Back Page Coca-cola ad with handsome Air Force guy. LOVELY full page color Gibson Valentines ad with lady in purple, art by Lucia.
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Life Magazine February 11, 1952Life Magazine February 11, 1952 : Cover - Defending Olympic Ski Champ Henri Oreiller.

British trigger rioting in Cairo town of Ismailia. Full page color ski-theme ad featuring Hartley Ramsay and Tareyton cigarettes. Humorous full page movie poster ad for "Sailor Beware" with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. The interesting long and skinny wood carvings of Nikita Carpenko. Death of General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny. The British battle at Ismailia, Egypt - sets off riots in Cairo. Another charming full page Texaco ad with five dalmatian pups chasing a snowball. Billy Goat acres mob in Bakersfield, California - six kids and a dog, joy riding and more, shot at by the police. Guided missile testing in the Bahamas, Abaco Island. Harvard scientist Carroll Williams studies insect metamorphosis. Ann Morgan dies - two pages of photos and story. Twin gives skin to his brother for grafts - Leo and Leonard Kijowski. Jose Ferrer, master showman - profile. The town of Marietta, Ohio has been flooded 25 times in 50 years - citizens have learned to live with it - a charming piece. Hell on snow by Marshall Smith at Sun Valley and Norways's Norefjell - skiers Jack Nagel, Dick Beuk, Emile Allais, Jimmy Griffith, Jack Reddish, George Schneider and George Macomber. Neat piece on the last of the London Lamplighters, Ted Fairclough. Back page ad with Eva Gabor for Camel cigarettes.
Very Good - $45 buy now
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Life Magazine 
                    February 18, 1952Life Magazine February 18, 1952 : Cover - New Queen Elizabeth II.

Nice full page color Western Electric ad with factory worker Frank Spath making copper wire, art by Robert Benney. Death of King George IV. Full page color Kellogg's Corn Flakes ad made by 8-year-old Malcolm Kovacs of Chicago, Illinois. Military argues for $52.1 billion for new budget, congress asks about waste, includes photos of soldiers with costs of all parts of their uniforms labeled. Air crashes in American west : B-17 airplane on Mt. Tyler in Washington, C-47 airplane on Mt. Armer, Arizona. Betsy Ross stamp causes controversy. Full page color Schlitz beer ad with art by Lyman Anderson, charming beagle dog. American spring fashions - color photo essay. Full page color Canada Dry Ginger Ale with baton twirler Mary Hartline. Hamburg, Germany's revival, lots of photos. Cop's crime and punishment - Michael Moretti. The Glob. Wizard of 0000s - science, Antoon van den Hurk of Helenaveen, Holland, a math genius. Hurdling Hog belonging to Tab Evans of Charleston, Texas. Full page color De Beers diamonds ad with art by Raoul Dufy. Very nice feature article on Lucille Ball. Greatest Hockey goalie ever - Terry Sawchuk, Detroit Red Wings. The Glob - a cartoon and literary story of evolution, John O'Reilly and Walt Kelly. Shakespearean party at Washington and Lee University, includes photos of Barbara Stern, Anne Hathaway, Sue Leonard, Stew Ingersoll, John Phillips, Patricia Mateer, Skip Dankel and others. Full page American Petroleum Institute ad pertaining to water flooding of old oil wells.
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Life Magazine 
                    February 25, 1952Life Magazine February 25, 1952 : Cover - Martha Boss, News in Gloves.

Italian boy gets 50,000 postcards - Fabio Signorini of Sant' Alessandro. Full page Bell Telephone ad showing truck and man out in bad snow and ice storm repairing lines. US cities get nervous about the amount of air traffic, too many planes, not enough space, ends of runways cluttered with buildings. Charming full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with winter town scene and every winter sport imaginable, including skiing, skating, sledding, hockey and more. George VI of Great Britain - obituary. Very charming and unique photo of Howard R. Koch of the troop transport ship "General M. C. Meigs" leaning out porthole to greet wife Averil. F-86 pilot Major James A. Jabara - profile. Full page color US Brewers Foundation ad with Mardi Gras art by Douglass Crockwell. Marlon Brando plays Zapata in Viva Zapata! Unusual two page Ford Motor Company ad - The American Road part III - Snowbound no more, includes full page photo of Sun Valley, Idaho. Cezanne profile by Winthrop Sargeant - great paintings. Plastic bodies for cars - Glasspar Company. Westminster Dog Show - great dog photos. Queen Elizabeth profile by Marion Crawford - her governess. Using old planes to make new ones tougher, includes photo of B-25 being blown up, flak testing. Blood stream X-rays show blood clots. Nine-year-old Betsy Bingman of Dallas throws a party for her friends, includes Jackie Hardwicke, Anne Roach, Alice Perry, Carolyn Nance, others - all wearing mother's fancy dresses.
Good - $18 buy now
Fair (All Good, but edge of page block is speckled) - $10 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has library stamps) - $10 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    March 3, 1952Life Magazine March 3, 1952 : Cover - Patrice Munsel.

Neat robot-like statues made of nuts, bolts, screws and such by Dr. Bernie Cooper. Nice full page color Lustre-Creme shampoo ad with June Allyson. Chicago finally gets tired of the mob. Tuberculosis research, including photos of Fred Berg, Sea View Hospital patients dance, Hilda Carrion, more. Norway holds first Winter Olympics including photos of Stein Ericksen skiing (and almost crashing), Andrea Mead Lawrence skiing, Hjalmar Andersen skating, bobsledders Kuhn and Hamann (back in the days when beer-drinking was considered training for bob sled), more. The ship Fort Mercer sinks near Cape Cod and men are rescued. Willie Sutton crime career is over, he was a bank robber with the nickname "The Actor." . Destroyer Ernest G. Small sails 300 miles backward. Queen Elizabeth's visit to Kenya. People of Chile build a modern nation photos by Eliot Elisofon. De Givenchy - a new name in Paris fashion. Rudolf Bing - opens Metropolitan Opera with Rigoletto. Full page Havoline motor oil ad with great art of horse steeplechase race, falling horse. Emlyn Williams impersonates Charles Dickens. Photos of the destroyer ship U.S.S. ERnest G. Small that had her bow blown off, sailed backwards to port. Color photo essay on Chile, the country. Jewel thieves strike it rich in New York by Herbert Brean. Rural Pastor brings church to people in New Hampshire - Rev. George T. Duke. Back page Coca-cola ad featuring a nurse. Excellent full page Lockheed Aircraft Corporation ad with jet pilot and trainee pilot.
Good - $32 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $22 buy now
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover edge is foxed) - $18 buy now

Life Magazine March 
                    10, 1952Life Magazine March 10, 1952 : Cover - Brandon de Wilde in "Mrs McThing."

Robert Dotzauer balances things on his chin, including cat on ladder. Full page color Motorola Television ad with art by Bill Gregg. Murder trial of Hunter Bergman. Two page color Wheaties ad with Bob Feller, Cleveland Indians baseball pitcher. Full page color Cadillac ad with maroon car and jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels. Sad photo of Clarence Sims jumping to his death from the George Washington Bridge. The longest murder trial in Texas, Hunter Bergman, Dudley Veal, Elna Bergman Veal, more. Outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in Saskatchewan prompts slaughter of cattle. Nice full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with United Air Lines stewardess Audrey Jones and smoking inside the plane. Moving stones in Death Valley - great photos. Cartoon Frankie and Johnnie in new cartoon - Rooty Toot Toot. GREAT full page color Jell-o ad with Scots woman art by Lyman Anderson. Spring Skiing in Tuckerman's Ravine, includes winter camping photos and SUPER close-up photo of skiers in gear. Boom in natural gas - great article on the technology. Latest developments in jet engines, include Sabrejet Interceptor airplane F-86D, plane number FU-456. "Rancho Notorious" movie ad with Marlene Dietrich (Phew!) and Arthur Kennedy. Neat athletic sculptures by Pericle Fazzini. Isamu Noguchi sculpts modern art lamps. Car equipped with shower, stove and kitchen sink - Louis Mattar of San Diego. Allies handed Stalin his victory by Chester Wilmot. Jara Kohout hosts radio party for Czechoslovakian displaced persons to heckle the reds. Very nice two page color General Motors ad showing Pontiac, Cadillac, Buick, Oldsmobile and Chevrolet cars, all four-doors. Feature on watch-dogs, guard dogs. Photos of Russian fashions.
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Life Magazine 
                    March 17, 1952Life Magazine March 17, 1952 : Cover - Prettiest show girl, Dale Strong, nightclub performer.

Eclipse in Africa and Asia. Full page color McGregor Sportswear ad with golfer Cary Middlecoff, art by Hiram Rubin. Nice full page photo of the little boy Kang Koo Ri (he had appeared in the 1952 Protestant United Appeal ad). Ike campaigns for NATO. Test planes without pilots - XP5Y-1 seaplane. Olga Konow and her family, Oilboat Olga, and tanker sales. Photo of the collapse of a grandstand in Baltimore, 275 hurt. The smart robbers brought a ham bone for dog, got away with more than $2 million, La Vere Redfield house. Mexico's volcano Paricutin - great photos. Full page Color ad for Jell-o (Jello) early art by Hank Ketcham, who is famous for Dennis the Menace. Golconda on East 51st street, feature on Henry Winston - gem collector, with color photos of his amazing gems, second only to British royal family. New art talent in New York - Charles Oscar, Robert Knipschild, Jonah Kinigstein, Wallace Reiss, Carroll Cloar and Herbert Katzman. Oakland California - Children's Fairyland playground. 13 year old boxer - Francis Schulte. Charlie Chaplain directs Limelight - photos. They ruined baseball, written by Ty Cobb. Debutante Gloria Slaughter of Dallas - party photos. Nice full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with mountain climbing scenes, including ice axe, Walter Gonnason leaping crevasse and more.
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $28 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    March 24, 1952Life Magazine March 24, 1952 : Cover - Four political candidates - Estes Kefauver, Kerr, Russell, and Stevenson.

Humorous full page Van Heusen shirts ad with native african warrior. Fulgenico Batista and his revolution in Cuba. General Massey. Clever alphabet drawn by Edward Lear. Doctor George Logan Gardiner (Gueydan, Louisiana) is honored by the 2,000 people who owed their very existence to him. Arnold Schuster, who turned in bank robber Willie Sutton, is murdered. Samia Gamal - belly dancer art photos. Modern Whaling - sad photos - good story. Baseball tricks that won games, written by Ty Cobb. Poor Clyde Lasure, he got stuck in an air vent while trying to escape the St. Clairsville, Ohio county jail. Plastic armor protect Marines from bullets. Young painter Sigfried Reinhardt - profile. US Brewers Foundation ad, art by Ray Prohaska. Cree Indian Robert Oats gets his hair cut. Gorgeous two page color Nash ad with maroon Ambassador Custom four door car. Singer Johnnie Ray - photos and profile. Two page Rums of Puerto Rico ad with testimony by Paul Lukas and Sasha Siemel - hunts tiger with a spear, art by James Bama. Girl Scout proficiency badges, includes photos of Mary Ann Stocker, Benjamin Franklin school (San Diego), Brownies of Ramona California, Coronado Island Intermediate Troop 278, Lemon Grove troop, La Mesa Troop 591, Carol Lee Matson, Pat Archibald, James Zinn, Carla Archibald, Carol Mortenson and others. Life goes to a Yankee Cakewalk - Vermont minstrel act.
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                    Magazine March 31, 1952Life Magazine March 31, 1952 : Cover - Li'l Abner marriage cartoon image, art by Al Capp - cute!

Another of those goofy full page Ethyl gasoline ads, this on with a lima and a Llama. North Pole 103 miles - temperature 60 below - T-3 arctic outpost, this is one of those big ice islands mentioned in LIFE October 22, 1951, includes photos of Joe Fletcher, Kaare Rodahl, Mike Brinegar, more. Jury is drawn for Willie Sutton, they still haven't caught the killer of Arnold Schuster (LIFE March 24, 1952). Nathan Feinsinger collapses, steel strike negotiator. Tignes village France drowns - new dam. Full page color Arrow Shirt ad with art by Karl Heiks (?). Write-in votes in Minnesota, 107,000 for Eisenhower - a political first. Ku Klux Klan KKK is in trouble, named photos of Klansmen, plus named photos of those beaten by klan for dubious things like immorality and failure to attend church!! Prisoners' island - Koje Korea, includes photo of six-year-old prisoner of war, a messenger boy. New U.S. Cancer weapon - radiation, with Erwin Houseman. Azaleas. Philadelphia students produce TV shows for each other. Bandana fashions. Hard-boiled Roger Hornsby - photo feature, baseball manager, St. Louis Browns. Mark Kauffman wins "photographer of the year" which is the third time in a row for a LIFE photographer, many samples of his photography. A course in the circus, Florida State University, includes photos of Johnnie Fortune, David Donnelly, Delores Duguid, Gale Tomlinson, Helen Arnold, Jett Munroe, Lell Pinkston, others.
Very Good - $82 buy now
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Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $42 buy now
Fair (Generally Very Good, but cover partly split at spine) - $42 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    April 7, 1952Life Magazine April 7, 1952 : Cover - Marilyn Monroe - talk of Hollywood, the iconic photo of her in the ruched white off-the-shoulder gown.

Two page ad of Hollywood stars who use Lustre-Crème shampoo, with great shots of each. Truman will not run for president. French explorers burned out of the home in the Antarctic. Herbs for home - nice color art of common herbs. German fashions are in. Do we have visitor's from space - H. B. Darrach Jr and Robert Ginna - great UFO and illustrations and photos - Carl Hart Jr, Carl Hart, Dr. Oberg, Prof. Ducker, Dr. E. L. George, Ed J. Sullivan, Truffle king Alain Pebeyre. Billiards champ Willie Hoppe and Katy Katsura. Tulane experiments show that rats have ability to learn. Julie Harris, actress profile. EXTRAORDINARILY SCARCE!!!!
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Life Magazine 
                    April 14, 1952Life Magazine April 14, 1952 : Cover - Alice Bruno, wearing an Italian Import (fashion feature inside).

Full page Buick Roadmaster ad with car parallel parking, power steering. I'm charmed by this ad - full page color Autoyre Fairfield ad for inexpensive bathroom fixtures that we still see around today. Chinese use fake photos to prove germ-warfare story. Another charming full page Texaco ad with five rolly, polly Dalmatian pups. First atomic artillery - Army Chief Collins, this is probably first nuclear warheads. Epic escape across the Gobi Desert - ends in the US. Very low unemployment in Luxembourg. The Edge of the Sea by Rachel Carson - drawings by Rudolph Freund. Christendom's rare relics are preserved in Vatican - cool jewelry and books. Color photo - ice piled high on shore of Lake Superior near Duluth. Scary Satan book cover by Cornelius van Roemberg. Horrible baseball accident - Monte Irvin of the New York Giants breaks his ankle. Feature article on the unemployed in Luxembourg. British faith healer Harry Edwards - profile. 1952 - MGM musicals - Show boat, An American in Paris, The Merry Widow. The TV panel show named "The Author Meets the Critics." Helicopter aerial views of the US by Margaret Bourke-White, includes some railroad yards, Coney Island beach and much more, for at least some of them she hung outside below the helicopter!. Missing West Point cadet - Richard C. Cox. Full page color US Brewers Foundation ad with art by Douglass Crockwell. Full page color Champion spark plugs ad with extremely cute art of little boy playing baseball. Farrowing with Bob Stoops, Garry Smith, W. L. Hughes near Tipton, Indiana - pig birthing time.
Very Good - $40 buy now
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Life Magazine April 
                    21, 1952Life Magazine April 21, 1952 : Cover - Tito Speaks.

Full page Celanese acetate fabric ad with airline hostess. Full page Bell Telephone ad with baby Leonard A. Snyder. Charming full page color Westinghouse Laundromat ad with little boy crawling in dirt under fence. World's first photos (1898) is found - Nicephore Neipce. Really cute full page color REO truck ad with archaeology and the sphinx, art by Pinson. Feature on South Africa, 300th anniversary of white man's settlement of South Africa - a strange event. Jane Froman has still more near misses with tragedy in her life, Mrs. John C. Burn. France's Marie Besnard poisons eleven with arsenic. Budget baby - buy everything he needs for $275. Full page color S&W juice ad with curious kind of art by Jacques Kapralik, looks a bit like cut-out fabric pieces. Tito Speaks - article by Josip Broz-Tito and Vladimir Dedijer. Cancer cartoons by the American Cancer Society - Ed Parmelee. Ben Hogan and Sam Snead play in the Master's Golf Tournament - great gold photos. T. W. Buckshot Lane runs for Congress. Laplan Eagle hunts a wolf - amazing photos. William Holman collection goes to Yale - Pequot Library. Excellent full page color Life Savers ad with boy and girl looking at Lifesavers flowers. Mayor Norman Shade of Pekin, Illinois. King of ancient Assyria - Nimrud ruins. New acts in the Ringling brothers circus. Dating in the Biltmore Hotel in New York City, includes photos of Xavier Quevedo, Paul Charbin, Rita and Zelda Simen, Nancy Hatcher, Charles Vicinus, and others.
Fair (All Very Good, but has very minor cover soil) - $20 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    28, 1952Life Magazine April 28, 1952 : Cover - Ike's wedding picture, Eisenhower.

Deaf and dumb Illegal Frontier Crosser IFC Janos draws his history and feelings in Austria. Full page color Kellogg's Corn Flakes ad created by 9 year-old Jamie Cohen of Pittsburgh. More on the floods of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers including aerial photo of Frenchman Creek breaking through dam and flooding Bismarck, Ed Zima, Mrs. Eugene Bullock, Omaha, Council Bluffs. Two page color Seiberling tires ad with art by George Hughes. Struggle for Aerial Supremacy - US vs USSR jets and planes. Mutiny in two NJ prisons - August Doak in Trenton. Bolivia's annual revolt. Mohammed Chenik exiled from Tunisia. Easter Parade along fifth avenue and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Great trout fishing photos by Wallace Kirkland. Josip Broz-Tito writes about his time in Yugoslavia, part 2. Elaine Dunn, Elaine Dombcik - song and dance gives her a big break. Gail Peters and Anne Moss are new swim champions. Marcel Duchamp, pioneer of nonsense (such as fur-lined teacup), includes portrait of him by his brother Jacques Villon. Crime Syndicated - new TV show review. Eisenhower of Abilene a profile of his past - great photos. Sidney Bechet and Le Jazz players in Paris. Indian hunters capture a rare one-horned rhino. Two page National Golf Day ad for playing in a tournament with Ben Hogan. Yale men and Vassar girls do long distance dating by bicycle (with lots of beer), this is a charming and cute article, includes photos of Nanci Hull, Robert Essert, John Dixon, Edmond Abdelnoor, Hollis Dworken, others.
Very Good - $45 buy now

Life Magazine May 5, 
                    1952Life Magazine May 5, 1952 : Cover - TVs leading ladies - Diana Lynn is on the cover.

Full page color Whitman's Sampler ad with mother and daughter, art by Attie (?). Crowded prison riot at Southern Michigan Prison - scary photos including Ellsworth Roberts, Julian Frisbie, Harold Carrier, Earl Ward, Vernon Fox, others. Cecelia, Ceci, wife of Panam's Jose Antonio Remon. Two page Durene cotton ad with color cartoon-like art by Diamond. Half page Sylvania radio and television picture tubes ad with the New York Giants baseball player Leo Durocher. Press watches atomic blast at Yucca Flats Nevada. King Ranch in Texas burns thorns off cactus for cows to eat. Full page Ethyl corporation ad with 1902, 1907, 1922, 1938, 1952 Cadillacs, art by Kenny. Life returns to the North Pole, the ice island T-3 now unofficially named Fletcher Island - great photos by George Silk. Pimlico starts it's 82nd year - great horse racing art. Edward McCormick invents a machine that plays tic tac toe. Dave Sharp Hollywood stunt man - profile. Tito Speaks - Part III by Josip Broz-Tito. Chlorophyll products make good scents - O'Neill Ryan inventor. Hollywood leading ladies - Felicia Montealegre, Rita Gam, Grace Kelly, Stella Andrew, Neva Patterson, Diana Lynn. Russian Orthodox church preserves Easter traditions. Full page color Hart Schaffner & Marx suits ad with people in elevator, art by Tom Hall. Nice full page color Camel cigarettes ad with good photos of Ed Lopat, Early Wynn, Allie Reynolds, and Preacher Roe, Yankees, Indians, and Dodgers.
Very Good - $48 buy now
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Life Magazine May 12, 
                    1952Life Magazine May 12, 1952 : Cover - Matthew B. Ridgway.

Cartoonist draws Pogofenokee-land - Walk Kelly draws a two page comic. Meiji Park - Japanese Communists riot against the US occupation. Full page Champion Spark Plugs ad with various car racers and cars, Phil Walters, Briggs Cunningham, John Fitch. Aircraft Carrier Wasp collides with Rodman and Hobson on the Mediterranean Sea, awful photos of oil-covered seamen being rescued including James McIntyre, many died. Great photo of Easter Sunrise at Red Rocks in Denver. The Sherman Sequoia is 3500 years old by Noel F. Busch. Cute full page color Early Times whiskey ad with baseball theme sculpture. Softballer Ed Feigner is so good he plays with only half a team. 10 year old Hasan Kaptan paints great modern art. Johnnie Ray and Tallulah Bankhead hook up at the Copacabana. Full page color Mobilegas ad with southwest artwork by Melbourne Brindle. A tough man for a tough job - profile of Matt Ridgway by James Michener. Full page color US Brewers Foundation ad with flyfishing art by Douglass Crockwell. Two page color American Airlines ad with illustrations of fishing and beach vacations. Ted Williams hits a home run (baseball) and then goes into the Marines. Basque Shepherd works in the US - photos by Carl Mydans. How Stalin attempted to take of Yugoslavia and how Tito stopped him by Josip Broz-Tito. Fire Fightin Jelly Elliot - hillbilly singer.
Very Good - $25 buy now
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Life Magazine May 19, 
                    1952Life Magazine May 19, 1952 : Cover - Kerima and her marathon movie kiss.

Great photos of young boys auditioning for part in Treasure Island - Peter Avramo gets the part. Aircraft carrier Wasp gets a new bow from Hornet. St. Stephen's Cathedral bell is repaired and returned to Vienna. Communist China holds US citizens (named photos of prisoners) - Father Greene is released. WOW - crash photo at the Oakland, California car race track, includes mention of Al Foster and Rod Zanoline. Full page color Cole of California ad with ladies in the most beautiful pink and purple swimming suits, art by Ron Wicks. Large model of Niagara Falls helps scientists chart currents. Tom Coleman from Canon City, Colorado captures a mountain lion. My memories of Renoir by Jean Renoir - great photos and samples of art. Panty raids at University of Nebraska. Odie Newell and his race horse Gift Silver does not win the Kentucky Derby. Broadway critic Tom Prideaux reviews current remakes. Two page B&W Ballantine Ale ad featuring a written endorsement from James Michener. In Peru and Bolivia - people chew coca leaves to escape cold and hunger - photos by Eliot Elisofon. Orlon - a new miracle fabric gets a $100,000 party at Waldorf-Astoria. A policy of boldness - republican foreign affairs by John Foster Dulles, with great cartoon by Walt Kelly. Two page color Douglas aircraft ad with nice art by Frederick Siebel. Two page color ad for Expanding Marine Aviation with the Sikorsky helicopter art by Moore. Way cool photo of horse roller skating - Jimmy, owner Albert McAlexander of Carysville, Ohio.
Good - $18 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    May 26, 1952Life Magazine May 26, 1952 : Cover - Stewart Granger, Swashbuckler.

Very funny photo of woman offering baseball umpire her glasses. Half page Bromo-Seltzer ad with New York Giants baseball player Bobby Thomson. Campuses enjoy a riotous spring, lots of panty raids. Lovely full page color Lustre-creme shampoo ad with a luminous Elizabeth Taylor. Best fire photos of the year, Kansas City flood fire, Stevens Point (Wisconsin), Worthington (Minnesota), ship F.L. Hayes. Air landing at the Pole, T-3. Airlift at a laboratory, food for lab animals at Lederle Lab. Supreme court gets a momentous steel case. Alighiero Tondi, a Roman priest, denounces Church and goes communist. Citizen MacArthur speaks up. Bertrand Russell is 80. Full page color Old Gold cigarettes ad with golfing theme. Tafts of Cincinnati - photo essay. Ring racketeers must go by NYs boxing commissioner. My rugged education in Boxing by Robert Christenberry. New looks at A-bomb. S.M.U. sets up its sororities. Natural foods. Neat article about small factory that makes plastic human skeletons, Dr. Wendell Lowrey. Another sexy full page color Jantzen swim suit ad with art by Pete Hawley. Full page color Gibson cards ad with art by Lucia. Architect Frederick Kiesler. Choeropsis Liberiensis - the pygmy hippopotamus. Johnny Longden, jockey. Another curious full page color S&W juices ad with art by Kapralik.
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                    Magazine June 2, 1952Life Magazine June 2, 1952 : Cover - Tucker Burns, party shoes and dresses for little girls.

Full page Ethyl corporation ad with 1908 Ford and more, art by Saalburg. Interesting photos show how Heifetz plays the violin, in the dark, lighted bow end. Capitalist in Moscow by Oliver Vickery. Another one of those charming full page Texaco ads with five Dalmatian pups playing with a ball. Cute story about Congressman Chet Holifield temporarily taking care of little Blanka Sylvia Schoenhammer, to be adopted by Mrs. Craig. Ike, Eisenhower. Louvre. Historic speed - 170,000 miles per second in the cosmotron at Upton, New York. Hitler's Berghof destroyed at Berchtesgaden, Eagle's Nest saved. Great photos, day and night, of new Lever Brothers building on Park Avenue, 53rd St., New York. Transatlantic flying - photo essay, a GREAT piece. Vittorio Manunta, Italian child movie star. Airport remedy for air safety concerns, Chicago. Farm ponds, including Stevie Hinkle and dog (Bucks county, Pennsylvania) and others. Party shoes, color comes to the famous Mary Janes. Climber Jessett killed on Mount St. Helens. Father Wilhelm Husgen of Munich schulpts 31 different heads of his daughter through the years.
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                    June 9, 1952Life Magazine June 9, 1952 : Cover - Martha Ross, most photographed Bridal model.

Great photos of contortionists - Ed Le Baron, Ben Dova, Paul Brachard, The Spurgats, Chester Kingston and Peter Pendergast. Chesapeake bay bridge is finished. Full page two color Champion spark plug ad with Guy Lombardo and racing boat. Half page Mennen spray deodorant for men, with New York Yankees baseball pitcher Allie Reynolds. Louisiana's great plantations are lived in once more - photos by Bradley Smith. Full page color Parke, Davis & Company medical ad pertaining to Epilepsy, art by Alex Ross. Funny full page photo of Leota Hoaglun of Hibbing, Minnesota with caterpillar on her nose. Potato famine. The Germans on our side - by Konrad Heiden. The wedding business - amazing photos by Leonard McCombe. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation beer ad with art by Douglass Crockwell. Nice full page color Early Times whiskey ad with river boat art by Dean Cornwell. Full page color Gibson Father's Day cards ad with art by Lucia. Ervand Kogbetliantz invents three dimensional chess. Dawn Duncan and her pet fawn deer. A prom in Kronberg Castle near Frankfurt, Germany. Gorgeous full page color Jantzen swimsuit ad with man and woman.
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Life Magazine June 
                    16, 1952Life Magazine June 16, 1952 : Cover - Ike Returns to Abilene, Eisenhower.

A very curious story from Lapeer county, Michigan where the Farmer's Mutual Fire Insurance Association went bankrupt and hundreds of farmers found that they were liable for the company's debts, Clayton Gilliland, Paul and Chris Ziegenhardt, Boyd Schriber, Clark Gregory and others. George M. Bryne, marine salvage expert, raises the Arizona Sword freighter. The five Dionne sisters grow up - they are now 18, quintuplets. Collecting Insects - great photos and instructions. 14,000 golfers beat Ben Hogan, includes art by Alexander Leydenfrost. The Bell sisters, Cynthis and Kay strothers, singers, from Seal Beach, California. Marsden Hartley - artist and poet - profile. Jungle rescue in the Green Hell - by Cranston Jones, two different expeditions raced to same plane wreck (see LIFE June 2, 1952), Boeing Stratocruiser "Good Hope" of Pan American World Airways.. Catholics gather in Spain for Eucharistic Congress - photos by Dmitri Kessel. David Turner puts on a one man Grant Wood art show.
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                    23, 1952Life Magazine June 23, 1952 : Cover - Rosemarie Bowe, Mail Order Fashions.

Lovely full page color Lustre-Creme shampoo ad with the lovelier Lana Turner. A letter and photo to the editor mentions the Alcock and Brown transatlantic flight (See LIFE June 2, 1952) that end in a crash landing in an Irish bog. Students draw pictures of their 300 pound teacher. Full page color Western Electric ad with national defense theme, two women working on control board, one for weapons, one for telephones. North Korean prison Koje is retaken by US soldiers. Nice Taft steamroller cartoons, including one by Fred O. Seibel. Fun story about Myrtel Beach, South Carolina and funny laws, includes policeman Charles Edmonson in a swimming suit. Nice full page color Kodak film ad with Maine Lobsterman. Julius Boros wins the US Open. Kenneth Sills retires from Bowdoin College, Maine. Regina Pacis Votive Shrine gets it's stolen jewels back. Mrs. Jason Westerfield collects antique fabrics and uses them to reproduce new cloth. Interesting series of photos from a boxing match, Hans Stretz, Peter Muller, referee knocked out. Chart that is career guide for future college students. Full page color ad for 1952 Cadillac with jewels from Laykin. Mickey Spillane sells millions of novels about sex and slaughter. Lincoln Land - Hodgenville, Kentucky birthplace. Jenny Hecht stars in Women of Sin. Another odd full page color S and W, S&W juices ad with art by Kapralik. Feature on Japanese artists. Full page color Old Forester whisky ad with art by John Howard. Full page color Robt. Burns cigarillo ad with the Flynns, art by Russell Gale.
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Life Magazine June 
                    30, 1952Life Magazine June 30, 1952 : Cover - Nancy Pigott Kefauver.

Full page color Old Gold cigarettes ad with cowgirl and cowboy theme. Locusts in Iran, includes crop dusting bi-wing airplane. Photo of sinking airplane near Sweden in Baltic Sea, Swedish Catalina seaplane. Full page Ethyl corporation ad with 1924 Chrysler car and others, art by Robert Patterson. Cute full page color REO engines ad with race car art by Pinson. Tightrope trouble in London amusement park, a slipped guy wire causes trouble for Spanish aerialists including Miguel Estelrich. Plane goes astray in the desert - British airliner in the Sahara. Full page New York Life Insurance company with ocean fishing art by Melbourne Brindle. Britain celebrates Queen's day. Really cute full page color Jell-o ad with lady doing calisthenics in a swimming suit, art by Dink Siegel. 89 U.S. district attorneys and their new boss. Convention city - Chicago - photo essay. Evolution's coycats. Full supper sandwiches. Teen-age olympics talent includes Swimmer Barbara Starke, Diver Paula Jean Myers, Fencers Pooly Craus and Maxine Mitchell, Runner Nell Jackson and Mary Ella McNab, Hurdlers Nancy Phillips and Evelyn Lawler (mother of Olympic track champion Carl Lewis), Gymnasts Ruth Topalian, Marion Twining Brone, Clara Schroth Lomady. Chicago is the convention city, includes the Conrad Hilton Hotel. Sabrina - Amherst's water nymph statue. International wedding, Eileen Wu and Berkeley Gage. GREAT photo of Allen Ford riding a Brahman bull named Zero, Fallbrook, California rodeo.
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                    Magazine July 7, 1952Life Magazine July 7, 1952 : Color cover - Arlene Dahl, lingerie designer and pin-up girl.

Neat reproduction of the room where Sherlock Holmes lives, all items labeled, 221B Baker Street. Republican show gets rolling, includes a photo pertaining to new air conditioning system in hall - they clearly weren't conserving electricity in those days. IKE supporters flash his name at the end of each inning at Dodgers - Giants baseball game. Nice full page color United States Brewers Foundation beer ad with art by John Gannam, Clambake on the beach. Natural Gas Pipe comes to Brooklyn via Staton Island and the Narrows - a tricky job. Arthritics seek cure in radioactive mines, Boulder, Montana - the Free Enterprise Mine, Merry Widow Mine, Miracle Mines Inc., includes photos of many sufferers such as Edna Kirsch. Bombs heard round the world, bombing of the Yalu power installations in China. Oops - photo of swarm of bees on the tail pipe of an F-84 Thunderjet at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base - William Jones bravely saved the day. Seymour, Indiana relives its sinful youth including re-enactment of handing of bandits. White House redecorated, color photos. Starfire's fish - aviation, rockets launched from F-94C aircraft. Individual named photos of the Korean War's ace jet pilots. The curious story of Christine Granville. Jet age whirligig - human centrifuge to study pilot black-outs. Boxer Sugar Ray Robinson against Joey Maxim. Mr. Peepers, Wally Cox and his TV comedy serial show. Handicap tennis match put on by the Upper Nyack Tennis Club where members wear odd things to impede their playing, Bill Erickson, Jane Erickson, George Guelich, Steve Bromley, Dave Spencer.
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                    Magazine July 14, 1952Life Magazine July 14, 1952 : Cover - Hangover cartoon by Robert Osborn.

Paducah, Kentucky sees big change with the new atomic energy plant, sadly they are sending mules off to the knackers because the newly prosperous farmers can now afford tractors. Moroccan Goum troops in Germany celebrate the end of Moslem Ramadan fast with a feast. Super CUTE full page Jell-0 ad with color art by Gregori, man in hammock. Two page color Mobilgas ad with flying horse, art by Robert Elmer Lougheed. Golden trout, fly fishing, photos by Edward Clark, includes photos of Ben Loverin, Andy Tarailo, Charles McDermand. Father Salazar Priest to the Campesinos by Wayne Miller. G.O.P. convention. The folks of Englewood, Colorado test a rugged rug made by San Francisco's Pabco Products Company. Morals and politics. Full page color Pleasant Moment whiskey ad with golfing scene. Wounded soldier gets a new thumb, Orlando Campisi, his first finger moved to become a new thumb. Bargains in color lithographs - Paul Rene, Marino Marini, Picasso. Pet lending library - kids borrow Skunks, rats and porcupines. 1952 Chicago conventions. The Pamper House, a new kind of beauty parlor in New York City. A fumble party - a curious game that must have been very popular with folks of dating age, Denver, Colorado, Betty and Jack Campbell. Sleeper's scene in Central Park. Hammond, Indiana inventors try to build a better mousetrap - , Bill Biesen, Wayne Jenkins, George Pataky, Ed Cox, and others. Newport to Bermuda sailing race, includes Ticonderoga and others, Frank Duggy, Alex Troonin. The hangover - a scientific analysis by Lincoln Barnett. Back page color Camel ad featuring Robert Young.
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                    July 21, 1952Life Magazine July 21, 1952 : Cover - Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Nice full page color Old Gold cigarettes ad with horse race jockey. Full page black and white Texaco ad featuring five cute Dalmatian pups and firehose. Photos of building in the process of being destroyed by atomic bomb blasts. Curious little piece about Mt. Everest still growing, a Swiss climber said it is up to 29, 610 feet. Short follow-up on the Widow Stevens article in LIFE June 16, 1952. Nice full page color Durkee's margarine ad with the fanciest corn-on-the-cob server you've ever seen! Edward Rowe finds pirate treasure from pirate Edward Low in Nova Scotia. Pitcher Bobby Shantz leads the big leagues in baseball, in a photo with Ray Murray. Largest luxury ship - The SS United States - great fold-out illustration shows floorplan. Full page General Electric ad for circular fluorescent light bulbs. Mary Bruce Sharon recalls her old Kentucky home in paintings. Fashion - the most amazing swimming suit EVER, it is boned at waist and puffy at hips to give astounding hour glass shape. Adlai Stevenson - the reluctant candidate - profile. John Hunter and the Sykes brothers hunt lions in Africa. Photo of absolutely identical homes in Bemerton Heath housing development near Salisbury, England - except one house has been destroyed by a bomber plane crash that leaked gas and burned it, Mrs. Samson Pritchard.
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                    28, 1952Life Magazine July 28, 1952 : Cover - British Starlets in Hollywood - Joan Elan, Dorothy Bromiley and Audrey Dalton.

Soviet and US athletes meet and train together in Helsinki Olympics. Full page color Robt. Burns Cigarillos ad with Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lahr, art by Lake. Cute photo of mother duck and ducklings crossing a golf course while golfers and spectators wait. Norwegian freighter "Black Gull" ship burns at sea, most survive and are rescued by Gripsholm. The DuPonts celebrate a 150th anniversary with their workers. More on the stell strike. Full page color US Brewers Foundation ad with art by Douglass Crockwell, with freshly picked corn. Reds kidnap Dr. Walter Linse in West Germany. Smart mice master mazes at Bell Labs. Extremely nice two page United Aircraft Corporation ad with one page of color art by Dave Mink, scrambling F-94 Starfire jets. Follies Bergere in Paris. GREAT Convair ad for guided missiles with great art of soldiers watching missile on radar by Heminger (?). Stilts - Tom Walkers - Kenneth Merriman makes a giant pair. Sand, Space and Speed - high altitude planes - photos by Loomis Dean. Air Force Colonel Albert W. Schinz crashes in North Korea and survives for 37 days by Clay Blair Jr. The Beach Park Lady Bowlers, this is lawn bowling in England.
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Life Magazine August 
                    4, 1952Life Magazine August 4, 1952 : Cover - Adlai Stevenson.

Full page color Nash Golden Airflyte ad with fancy buildings. Eartha Kitt on Broadway - her road to success. Photo of Rebecca Powell and Rose Ann Hart, 2-year-olds from Houston, in a therapy tank recovering from polio - part of big new polio epidemic. Full page color Campbell's soup ad with baseball theme. Fashion - summer shawls. Full page color Van Camp's pork and beans ad with cute boy, art by Nat White. Aerial photos of the Shores of Maine - by Laurence Lowry. Full page color Champion spark plugs ad with people off-loading from a plane, art by Stan Galli. Half page Quaker State motor oil ad with hippopotamus art by Durenceau. US and USSR battle at the Helsinki Olympics, photos are of running, track and field events. Iron Curtain trip gives long look at Red's new German Barricade - by David Douglas Duncan. The double life of Henry Green - British Industrialist and Novelist by Nigel Dennis. Extremely cute full page color Jell-o ad with man reading cook book and preparing to bake. Fun photo feature on Cub Campers at Camp Wyanoke, New Hampshire, Lake Winnipesaukee, includes photos of Todd Buxton, Edward Colby, Randy Huber, Todd Buxton, Haty Rathbone, Richie Cooper and others. Charming photo of Mrs. Robert Burns tying her horse and carriage to a parking meter, she is a member of the Old Order Dunkers of Covington, Ohio.
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                    11, 1952Life Magazine August 11, 1952 : Cover - Joan Rice in Robin Hood.

Full page color DeBeers diamonds ad with horse racing track art by Raoul Dufy. Fun photos of underwater boys including Doug Hazlett, Rich Meyers, others at the YMCA in Dayton, Ohio. Eva Peron dies of cancer at 33. Another one of those hard-to-believe-they-got-it photo of a car tire flying through a picnic, stock car race near Troy, New York. Egypt King Farouk in exile in Capri. Navy starts work on first Atomic Carrier - Forrestal class. The Cambria Clay Products employees strike in Ohio. Photo and short story of two separate freak plane accidents - Mrs. Marie Capellaro was sucked out of a cabin door (Pan American) and Dorothy Berard's parachute didn't open. Curious note that "Pacific Fleet Command has banned the sale of most war comic books in ships' stores on the grounds that they are too gory for the American sailor." Harry Mattews and Rocky Marciano boxing match. Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini have twins. Movies Ivanhoe and Story of Robin Hood with Joan Fontaine and Robert Taylor. The life of the bee - amazing article and illustrations by Rudolf Freund. Change and Eng - Siamese twins - life profile and photos. The Olympic Look amazing sport photos including - Paavo Nurmi, Ingrova Zatopek, Boiteaux, M Namdjou, Joseph Berthel. Smith College Choir tours Europe. Rather humorous full page Chase & Sanborn coffee ad with husband spanking wife. Full page U.S. Defense bonds ad with Henry A. Commiskey, medal of honor. Full page color Robt. Burns cigarillo ad "Why women love ..." with art by Russell Gale.
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                    Magazine August 18, 1952Life Magazine August 18, 1952 : Cover - Marlene and Maria (daughter) Dietrich (feature article inside).

Uranium rush is on in Athabaska, Saskatchewan, including prospector Bob Calder, George Langford, Gus Hawker, Paul Loutit, Mary Adam, Uranium City, D.R. Macfie, Count George de Modzelewski, more. Democrats beat a Truman man. Deadly sleeping sickness in Central Valley, California, encephalitis, includes photo of Daniel Davis. Norway honors Haakon. Roadside murders of Jack Cecil Drummond, his wife and daughter, baffle French police. Spain - very nice color photo essay. Claud H. Foster gives away $3,879,680 to Cleveland charities at a single dinner. Magic angles, Pacific Coast Association of Magicians. Two page color Durene cotton fabrics ad with cartoon-like art by Richard E. Howard. Hair-hiding hats. Man vs. Mesquite, restoring open range in the American Southwest through the use of aerial spray. Another fun full page color Shell Motor Oil ad with the remarkable fantasy art of Boris Artzybasheff. Photos from festivals all over the USA. Remarkable terrier dog named Conga does canine translation of the alphabet. Aerialists' errors - yet more trouble for the same team portrayed in LIFE June 30, 1952. Serious funny business, photo of Bing Crosby and Dottie Lamour. 5-year-old Arthur Sommers wins a horse, named Buck - Flat Rock, Ohio.
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                    August 25, 1952Life Magazine August 25, 1952 : Cover - Diane Macom, College fashions - the turtleneck sweater.

Robert Anthony Eden weds Clarissa Spencer Churchill. Full page Ethyl corporation ad with 1908 Buick and others, art by Robert Patterson. Interesting full page color movie poster ad for Ivanhoe with Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor and others. Feature on new book "The Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison. King Faisal of Iraq visits the US. Submarine (U.S.S. Seapoacher) rescues a disabled blimp - amazing photos. Rough Riders ride again - reunion of original Teddy Roosevelt men. Flowery farewell to Evita Peron. News fun with the New Jersey nudist convention. The Talkathon. New catamaran sails at 25 knots. Gary Cooper in High Noon - movie review. Full page color Nitey Nite pajamas ad with very cute kid illustration. Another cute full page color Jell-o ad with skinny boy lifting weights, art by Joe ?. Sculptor Alexander Calder makes fanciful mobiles. Anesthesiologist Vincent Collins provides pain reduction. TV pantomimes of popular music recordings. Egypt's new boss tells story of Farouk overthrow - Major General Mohamed Naguib. Drop dead gorgeous full page color Lustre-Creme shampoo with Loretta Young. Alistair Cooke writes about American life.
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                    September 1, 1952Life Magazine September 1, 1952 : Cover - Ernest Hemingway (feature inside).

Full page Vicara fiber ad with art by Remie Hamon. Marcel Loubens dies in caving accident in Pierre St. Martin cave. full page E-Z infants underwear ad with art by M. Horton. Nancy Hawkins - a photo scrapbook of here life, starting in Richmond, Indiana and ending in El Morocco nightclub in New York, part of call girl scandal, Oleo Heir Minot Frazier Jelke, New York hookers. US Brewers ad with outdoor party art by John Gannam. The cash-and-carry stunt to bring more fans to the Chattanooga Lookouts baseball games. Tennis star Frank Sedgman. The Old Man and the Sea - full text - by Ernest Hemingway. Joan Crawford and Jack Palance in Sudden Fear movie. Morningside Heights in Manhattan - photos by Gjon Mili. The hit television show "Space Patrol." Full page color DeBeers diamonds ad with art by Charles Rain. Charming photo of little boy frightened by the robot Sabor in Hamburg, Germany.
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                    8, 1952Life Magazine September 8, 1952 : Cover - Susie Parker, The Siren look for fall.

Cute two page color Westinghouse ad with mini washer and dryer in baby bassinettes. Full page color Kem-Glo paint ad with yellow kitchen - funny - paint your kitchen with a paint that glows with chemicals! US provides magic carpet for Mecca pilgrims - stranded pilgrims in Beruit are helped by Harold B. Minor and 13 US Air Force C-54s, includes photos of pilgrim Kashani. Full page color IBM Electric typewriter ad - sounds like it is a new thing. Articles about Anthony Mathews and Mary Johnson, who had been spying on communist party in London. Aly Kahn sells horses but is out of the money with Rita Hayworth. Photo essay - Mystic art in tribal Africa. Article - the first licensed woman driver, Mrs. Walter M. Bush of Concord, Massachusetts. Medicine - magnet guides tubes in body with Fr. John Devine, Jr. Geraldine Page is on edge of greatness. Life visits a 77-year-old dynamo, Sadie North of Brevard, North Carolina. Jack Westland wins US Amateur in Seattle. Soap box derby winner Joe Lunn of Thomasville, Georgia. Two page Ballantine ale ad with Ernest Hemingway. Neat story about Walter Ker and his pet wild fish in New Zealand. Full page color Watchmakers of Switzerland ad with art by Norman Rockwell "It's Watch Inspection time." Large feature article, Prisoner of Red China, Eugene E. Fahy.
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                    Magazine September 15, 1952Life Magazine September 15, 1952 : Cover - Rita Gam, silent and sexy.

Campaign's hottest week : Ike (Eisenhower) and Adlai make 19 speeches in six-day marathon. Wind wrecks planes - Detroit and Texas, crash of Donald Adams and his radarman, and more wrecks. Marine and girl find course of public love unsmooth, Hugh Kidd and Patricia Hayes. Half page Bromo-Seltzer (headaches and neuralgia) ad with New York Giants baseball player Bobby Thomson. NEAT full page color Western Electric ad with red and white striped rolls of telephone cable, art by Denver Laredo Gillen. Chilean women vote and Ibanez leads. Belgian City Bruges commemorates crusader's gift. Super charming half page Pard dog food ad with daschund dog. End to the Korean war. New Mexico - photo essay. Maternity camouflage fashions. Baseball - Old pro Stan Musial and young Mickey Mantle. Mrs. Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman - 65 year-old champion with 43rd national tennis title. Quite the photo of a race car crash - Driver Jim Rigsby in Dayton, Ohio. Photos of Marilyn Monroe with military servicewomen for recruitment drive. Lincoln in coffin photo. Houston's paradise for office girls, including photos of Orveta Smith. Not quite perfect crime, George Edward Grammer and his wife, Baltimore car accident becomes murder, Dorothy Mae Grammer. Nice full page color Lee jeans ad with cowboy Casey Tibbs. New maternity clothes called maternity camouflage. Clay bomb therapy for troubled children. Photo essay by hitchhiker through New Mexico, Ernst Haas. The manatee, the real mermaid. Oveta Smith and her dream job working for Prudential Life Insurance in Houston.
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                    22, 1952Life Magazine September 22, 1952 : Cover - LST is waved into new polar base.

Another charming full page Texaco ad with five Dalmatian pups playing with fireman's boots. Full page Bell Telephone ad with the Telephone Center at Camp Gordon, Georgia. Canadian Pacific Line's ocean liner "Princess Kathleen" is wrecked in Alaska, but 425 on board escape. Clergyman Willard Sprouse dies as he accepts honor at Episcopal convention. Disaster hits 100,000 wild ducks in Utah, drought induced pollution of swamps - botulinus bacteria. Row over Massachusetts pensions. Billy Rose marches back down the hill - his wife got her legal separation from him, Eleanor Holm (swimming champion). Disintegrating British jet rains deadly debris on crowd - photos, no real caption. Full page Hiram Walker whiskey ad with five winning US golfers. Photos of British Gloster Javelin fighter airplane and the Avro 698 (a flying wing). Mystery of the kidnapped baby, Mary Moroney (Mary McClelland, Anastasia Moroney Miranti). Full page color Blatz beer ad with old and new bicycles and old and new beer containers. Sculptor David Smith. Writer Marian Foster, Mariana writes the books about Miss Flora McFlimsey. Spanish clothes fashions. A calf with two mothers, surrogate cow mother. Birth of a giant new U.S. Polar base - photo essay, Blue Jay in northern Greenland. Sports Car fad - photo essay. Rocky Marciano, heavyweight boxer. Hawaii volcano lava lake in color.
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                    September 29, 1952Life Magazine September 29, 1952 : Cover - TV's biggest, prettiest new Jackie Gleason show.

First pictures - atom blasts through eyes of victims, GRUESOME photos. Neat full page AC Oil filter ad with Buick XP-300 convertible, neat looking car! Full page movie poster ad with color for "The Lusty Men" starring Susan Hayward, Robert Mitchum and others. Photos of Oswald puppet for Ventriloquist Paul Winchell. Wake Island during the Big Blow. Much ado about a guided missile. Famous Gran Union hotel checks out, Saratoga Springs. Photo essay - the Quakers. Article - the leisurely working class. Sports - the fighting Irish look tough again, Notre Dame, including photos of Virgil Bardash, Jack Lee, Tom Carey, Bob Martin and others - Lots of missing teeth, football in color. That crazy bop joke craze. Children collaborate on murals, St. Luke's school in New York City. Life goes to a chopsticks party at the UN International School, includes photos of Barbara Foley, Timothy Weissmann, Martha Recasens, Janneke Konig, Thierry Sleszynski, Michael Chang and others. A new volcano is born on San Benedicto Island near Baja California. Very nice two page color Willys ad with ten different Willys vehicles. Jose Ferrer plays dwarf in Moulin Rouge. Article about Casey Stengel, New York Yankees baseball.
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                    October 6, 1952Life Magazine October 6, 1952 : Cover - Mrs. Peter Thieriot - San Francisco Opera opening.

Love letters of Shaw and Mrs. Pat Campbell. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Richard Horton family of Levittown, Long Island, Ammoniated Chlorophyll. Full page Community silverplate set in the White Orchid pattern. Neat two page photo of Lipizzan horse doing a capriole. Wow - full page color Cadillac ad with very handsome maroon and gold car with jewelry by Harry Winston. Nixon fights, weeps and wins. Columbia River fisherman's net saves boy - Archie Bushman, Danny Sampson. Car race photos where a side-swipe crash brings tragedy to watchers, Driver Fred G. Wacker, Jr., race in Watkins Glen, New York, Frank Fazzari is killed, Edna and Manuel Repoza, James and Mike Fazzari, Wilbur G. Pray, Jack Tallarida, Ethel McAnn. Polio - Bill Ryan family, wife Jean got Polio, neighbors help by taking care of children. Picket line polka entertains aircraft strikers at Lockheed plant in Burbank. NATO tests its plans to hold west Europe. Cartoonist H.T. Webster leaves warm legacy. Full page color Jell-o ad with football theme, art by Whitney Darrow, Jr. Bones - photo essay. Episcopalians. Fighting fires with air. Kitchens for the family - color photos. Painter Marc Chagall. Absolutely lovely full page color Butter Scotch Life Savers ad with Scottish theme art. A day in the life of school principal Max Francke, Public School 61 in New York City. Edith Piaf sings. Rocky Marciano becomes champion with a Philadelphia punch, boxing against Joe Walcott. Movies - Snows of Kilimanjaro. Nice full page Beech Nut gum ad in color with New York Yankees baseball pitcher Allie Reynolds. San Francisco opera opening. Saving movie theaters from television with Eidophor.
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                    October 13, 1952Life Magazine October 13, 1952 : Cover - Mamie Eisenhower.

Pavla Pirecnik and Josefine Sirsch raise and fight over Ivan-Dieter, two mothers, one son. Lovely Chinese paintings done by Madame Chiang Kai-shek. John Rhodes Cobb dies in speedboat accident. War veterans work to build security against Reds - Ramon Magsaysay. Jet Sky Jeep - collapsible one man helicopter. Bali dancers delight American audiences. The New Canada - photos by J. R. Everyman and Jerry Cooke, includes photo of little helicopter on top of mountain pass as part of Kitimat project, British Columbia, to be site of biggest aluminum plant in the world. also photos of workers in Leduc, Alberta drinking Calgary red-eye (beer with tomato juice), photo of Noel Drolet family, and much more about Canada. Fashion - the new sweater girls. PFC Eddie Fisher performs for troops in Korea. Nan Hendricks goes to Berea College in Kentucky. Misuse of sleeping pills. New army artillery gun shoots Atomic Shells 11 miles. New volcanic mountain near Japan - Myojin - great photos. New Cartier-Bresson photo book. Notre Dame football player photos - relabeled - Arthur Nowack, Jack Lee, Dan Shannon, Bob Martin, Virgil Bardash and Tom Carey. Carl Jay Bodek has a Bar Mitzvah. Awesome full page color Tru-Glo liquid make-up ad with Marilyn Monroe. Full page Westinghouse light bulbs ad with cute art by the Berenstains (10 years before their first book and well before the famous Berenstain Bears). Really nice full page color Westmore cosmetics ad with Marilyn Monroe in an outfit from the movie Niagara, wow!
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Life Magazine October 
                    20, 1952Life Magazine October 20, 1952 : Cover - Lucia Bosé - New crop of beauties in Italy's film boom.

Letter and photo to editor about Mitsuko Yoshikawa, Atomic bomb orphan adopted by Ben N. Fuson and wife. Full page color portrait of Queen Elizabeth done by Douglas Chandor. Political races, including a number of photos from Richland county, Ohio, Earl and Stanley Huston, Farmers Orly Amstutz, with sons Dean, Lester and Wayne, more. Juvenile cruelty encases a cat in plaster - South Bend, Indiana, cat was finally OK, parents paid vet bills. Penn beats Princeton in Nation's big football game. Train wreck near London - commuters, two express trains, 108 people died. Adirondacks in autumn - photo essay. Michael Patrick O'Brien, trapped without a passport on the ferryboat Lee Hong, goes back and forth between Hong Kong and Macao, but can't get off - like Tom Hanks in the movie Terminal. Two page color General Motors ad with art by Melbourne Brindle. World Series Stare - people can hardly move away from the TV during the Yankee Dodger baseball week, lots of photos. Full page color Jell-o ad with cowboy art by Whitney Darrow, Jr. Actress Beatrice Lillie. Incentives help insane - medicine. Clear Plastic boxcar so handlers can see freight damage as they cause it. Confederate General Stewart is found guilty. French Cave produces a bonanza in neolithic human bones - near Treves, close to cave with caving fatality (see LIFE September 1, 1952). Big Marion Davies party. Full page Sanforized fabrics ad with cartoon art by Mary Gibson.
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Life Magazine 
                    October 27, 1952Life Magazine October 27, 1952 : Cover - Jon Lindbergh finds canyon three miles under the sea.

Full page Champion spark plugs ad with the 12 new members of the prestigious 100-mile-an-hour club, race car drivers who have finished the Indianapolis 500 at average speed of more than 100 MPH and without relief. Cinerama big screen movies. Full page color Western Electric ad with installer, art by Denver Laredo Gillen. Soldiers in Korea, PFC. Lang, Cpl. Jim Duffy. UN United Nations Assembly gets new building in New York. Alvin Tex Johnston demonstrates new high altitude flight suit. University of Oklahoma cheerleader Monta Smith, who does baton twirling with fire. Eisenhower's Campaign unsolidifies the South. Odd musical arrangement where musicians still only instruments and just enough arm or face to play it above stage, while Ann Miller dances among them. Chicago art museum patrons - Chauncey McCormick, Samuel Marx, Leigh and Mary Block, Maurice Culberg, Earle Ludgin. Dr Howard Howe and Dr. George Medairy work on vaccines for polio. Father Patrick Peyton - family that prays together stays together. Scientists find mid ocean canyon with Kevin Moran research ship. James Bell speaks with Haj Amin el Husseini - Mufti of Jerusalem. Interesting full page color Fleer's Dubble Bubble chewing gun, the first I remember seeing in LIFE. Great whitewater kayak photos - Phillipe Martin, Paul Martel, Caroline Van Landschoot and Desire Herr.
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Life Magazine 
                    November 3, 1952Life Magazine November 3, 1952 : Cover - The U.N.'s new assembly building (United Nations).

Nice group of photos from Dearborn, Michigan at children's gun-drawing contest, with photos of Linda Knowles, Ralph Richards, Susan Pietrasik, John Doherty, Richard Pietrasik, Marilyn Cook. The Mau Maus kill in Kenya. Neat photo of little old lady pushing past the police line in Providence, Rhode Island to get a look at Eisenhower. Duchess of Kent meets the Dyaks. Half page Beech-nut gum ad with New York Giants football player Chuck Conerly. Photo essay - UN's workshop is completed. Half page Wrangler jeans ad with cowboy art by Fred Ludekens. Close-up - Richard tucker from Brooklyn. A 2,000 year-old lotus seed sprouts and blooms, Dr. Ichiro Ohga. Jacob Epstein, sculptor. One-rail train, monorail near Cologne, Germany. International horse race at Laurel, Maryland with photos of Manny Mercer and Eddie Arcaro, jockeys. Sports - the two big M's - Maryland and Michigan State football. Ultrasonic carving machine. Life goes to a goofy golf party in Louisiana with Mrs. W. K. Cousins, Maude Greenberg, Mrs. S. T. Fish, Sara K. Gunn, Dan Edwards and others. Neat set of photos : How a whistle stop appears to the stop (political campaigning). Nice two page color Chrysler ad with ? Deluxe car in bronze. Sequel - Mitsuko Kimura and David Douglas Duncan. Fashion - Valentina. Nice photo of window washer Gaylord Ransom Jr. working.
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                    November 10, 1952Life Magazine November 10, 1952 : Cover - Jean Huston, her tribulations as a duck hunter.

Chicago's shocking court jam-up. Wowsa full page color Revlon make-up ad in red and silver. Cute full-page color General Food's Baking chocolate ad. US drought erupts in fire and smoke. Georgia Tech defeats Duke in Dixie football classic, including great photo of Mrs. R.B. Shelley, and Glenn Turner. Alaska's big town busts its britches, growth in Anchorage. Neat full page color SWANK ad for tie clips and coordinating cuff links for fly fishermen, hockey players, skiers, duck hunters, more. Christmas gifts for GI's in Korea. Photo essay - fall hunting. Photo essay - Legal log jam in Chicago. Close-up - Anti-communist funnyman, Giovannino Guareschi, includes photo of him on motorcycle in Italy. Article : three-month ordeal in open boats by A.B.C. Whipple about the sinking of the Essex. New flame-stopping insulator withstands heat that melts iron, Fiberfrax. Montana saves her old west art. Half page Red Heart dog food ad with nice Schnauzer dog. Full page color Greyhound bus ad with art by Bill Gregg. Doris Lee paints the Arab World. A new helicopter to haul guns and trucks, the XH-17. Young party wardrobe. Menard State Prison riots in Illinois. Amazing furor over an angel on a little girl's grave - Kathleen Reese of Hurst Green, Sussex. Very cute full page color Gibson Christmas cards ad with Santa. Full page color Kellogg's Rice Krispies bars ad with Andy Devine and the dummy, art by Kagran. Sugar Ray Robinson enters entertainment world. Story about the Whaling ship Essex. Nice full page Coffee ad with test pilot Lyle Monkton.
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Life Magazine November 
                    17, 1952Life Magazine November 17, 1952 : Cover - Eisenhowers - president elect with wife.

Radiant Queen Elizabeth presides over her first parliament. Submarine "Seadog" saves a limp blimp. Mexico City is sinking. Sixth grade - photo essay, Miss Warner's class at Saddle Rock school in Great Neck, Long Island with photos of students and more, all named. Neat full page COLOR Old Gold cigarettes ad with five Dalmatian pups and fire fighter theme, similar to Texaco Fire-Chief ads. The Phonograph from the time it said "Mary" - 75th anniversary Sir Charles Belgrave brings progress to Bahrain. Manhattan vs. New England chowder. Fifth wheel makes parking easy. Handicapped are taught to keep house. Invisible stars are located by radio. A falcon hunt with Hunter Cunningham and Brian McDonald. Neat photo of voters outside the fire house in Wayne county, Nankin, Michigan. Wonderful photo of Eisenhower and family on stairs to airplane. Nice two page color De Soto ad with Firedome V-8 sedan in brown. Two page Ballantine ale ad with Ellery Queen. Funny article about Nancy Sewell, stunt girl on “Beat the clock.” Neat two page color General Electric ad with jets and jet engines, one full page of color art with three jets going straight up. Nice full page color Lionel trains ad. Another cute full page color Gibson Christmas cards ad with sled. Sir Charles Belgrave and Bahrain. Fashions with bras worn outside. Funny photo of Harry Zucker and Ray Zucker in a bath. Neat full page Canadian Club ad with bat-men skiers in Austria. Interesting full page color Santa Fe Railroad ad with painting of flute dancer done by a Pueblo Indian.
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Life Magazine 
                    November 24, 1952Life Magazine November 24, 1952 : Cover - Tippi Hedren, Too much jewelry?

Photo essay - The fabulous treasure Farouk left. How prison riots can be prevented. Very cute group of photos of Mary Ellen Terry, ballerina in a phone booth. Humorous photo showing girl releasing coffee beans from her bloomers - she was smuggling them from Belgium to Germany. Spanish dancer Jose Greco. Full page Kolynos (with Chlorophyll) toothpaste ad - have you ever heard of it, I haven't. Skin diver sets record at 127.9 feet, Raimondo Bucher. Forced football Fumbles beat the Irish, Notre Dame and Michigan state, including photos of Ralph Guglielmi and Don McAuliffe. United Nations has a bad week. Trail of the thunder lizard, brontosaurus at American Museum of Natural History. An engineering co-ed and 900 boys, Nancy Easley at Colorado School of Mines. Housing - trick bricks. Youth and age at the National horse show, includes photos of Barbara Gardner and Loula Long Combs. CIO's Phil Murray dies. Cute full page color Jell-o ad by JW. Photo of Elza Fisher guarding turkeys. Multipage ad of many American made toys. Alec Fuinness, Britain's most versatile actor. The year's prison riots. Great two page color Plymouth ad with blue Cranbrook car. How real fans go to the opera. Amusing full page color Green Giant ad on back cover, as fireman.
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Life Magazine 
                    December 1, 1952Life Magazine December 1, 1952 : Cover - Suzanne Cloutier in gallery of young French actresses.

Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with the John Norwood family of Rye, New York. The Korea Ike won't see, guerrilla terror in the Hills, photos by Bourke-White, includes death of hero Pak Wan Kwi and much more on Kores (2 separate articles). Neat photos of a riderless horse race, the "Milk Run" of Los Alamitos track in California. Rug is jeweler's extravaganza, Ganeshi Lall. Pictorial essay - the customs of Christmas. Pictorial essay - Richard gets his chance in a Texas boys' home, Boys' Ranch. Close-up : Shirley Booth, new Queen of the Drama. Fashion - eye-catching dress trimmings are not functional. Science - man's breath runs typewriter, Emik Avakian, paralyzed. Ancient Basque wins again at Court Tennis, Pierre Etchebaster keeps his title for 24th year. . Life goes to the biggest US cat show, including photos of J.W. Blackford carrying a cat very poorly, C.F. Rotter, R.G. Boren, J.W. Konkel. Photos and short story of men trapped by snow on Mogollon rim in Arizona. Very pretty full page color Royal Crown cola with drum majorette. Neat photo of George Kopps and his bride in Winnipeg, Canada.
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Life Magazine December 
                    8, 1952Life Magazine December 8, 1952 : Color cover - formation of earth.

The world we live in, Part 1 - The earth is born. Pretty full page Mojud stockings and lingerie ad. Neat full page color Western Electric ad with workers making telephone parts, art by Sandor. Funny bunch of French cartoons by Jean Dejoux and Alain Tredez. Three prosecutors engage the numerous Du Ponts. Snow brings woe to west. Iranian assassin gets religious welcome, Tahmassebi kills Iran's premier and gets welcomed by Mullah. General Lewis A. Pick ends career of construction, including famous Ledo road in Burma. A poltergeist called Brutus disrupts a household, Sam Jones and family in Runcorn, England. Close-up : Clesser and the art of the hit tune. Boy scout aid in the dark - Scouts of Pueblo, Colorado's troop 22 and explorer Post 2022, including photos of David Douglas, Alfred Stromen, Wilbur Lindstrom, Fay Rouch, Ronnie Borton, Jack Lacy. Books - Peter Rabbit's birthday. Fashion - new bedtime clothes for children. Sports - a Yale dream of glory come true, Charles Lewis Yeager. Life goes to a holiday masquerade at Tulane University, including photos of Edith May Gulotta and Jose Sequeira, Jackie Nelson, Margaret Plesner, Leslie Norman, Ed Strenk and many others. Fantastic full page color Coca-Cola ad with Santa. Neat full page color Wrangler jeans ads with art by Fred Sundekaus (or something like that, signature very hard to read). Hit Tunes by Frank Loesser. Nice article about Jimmy Rhodd, Native American boy. Wonderful full page color Roadmaster bicycle ad.
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Life Magazine December 
                    15, 1952Life Magazine December 15, 1952 : Cover - A Polish girl, Marlies Gessler, becomes queen of Florida State University.

“I fought in the foreign legion” - Adrian Liddell Hart on Indo-china. The Pope says he is going to modernize nuns habits, so designers give some neat suggestions. Eisenhower in Korea. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation beer ad with Christmas party art by Douglass Crockwell, #76. Neat full page color Wadsworth ad with different fancy compacts for women. Basic Chinese cooking. Waterfront witnesses tell of easy dollars on the docks. Interesting full page color Fatima cigarette ad. Accident means curtains for the senior play (see sequel Feb. 9,1953) - Luzerne, Pennsylvania. Photo essay - the Prairie, includes photos of Ellsworth Sherman, Fred Dikeman and his Beech Bonanza airplane, Cimmaron, Kansas, Dr. Embert Coles, Ruben Crist, Pawnee Acre, Richfield, Kansas, Mrs. John Grusing, others. Film stars with fins. Fashion - fancy vests. Biggest sphere for the atomic sub engine being built at Schenectady, New York. Sequel to a sequel - boy takes Linda Joy's place in Robert Madison Young family. Amsterdam egg-blowers. Eisenhower in Korea. Extremely NICE full page color Arrow shirts ad with Santa in red one piece underwear, art by Al Parker. Neat article about BARC amphibious vehicle. Catching a huge black marlin off coast of Peru, Al Glassell and Bob Turner. Cool photo of people watching a movie "Bwana Devil" with 3-D glasses.
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                    Magazine December 22, 1952Life Magazine December 22, 1952 : Cover - 30 inch horse, miniature pony with youngster Cynthia West - Willis Parker ranch in California.

Nice full page color Old Gold cigarettes ad with Santa and puppy. Death masks of the great since 1610. SUPER full page color Texaco Fire-Chief ad with ive Dalmatian pups playing with Christmas ribbon and bells. The powerful Herbert Brownell. Absolutely wonderful full page color Texaco ad with Dalmatian puppies. A mighty new steel mill - Fairless plant at Morrisville, Pennsylvania. Great photo - Indomitable soccer goalie carries on in English fog, Gerula of Walthamstow. Photo of sinking ship Fernstream at San Francisco - looks like the super "Mistakes" poster at the great site - www.despair.com. Arab daggers spring to fight French in Morocco, rather astonishing collection taken from first 500 rioters arrested. Talking horse writes her own headline and predicts that she would be in LIFE, Horse named Lady owned by Mrs. Claudia Fonda of Richmond, Virginia. Glamour caps for the shower. Merry Marrakech opens new casino. Oxygen gives new life to athletes, including University of Pittsburgh basketball team. Church art in Haiti. Prizewinners take a long leap from traditional Christmas card designs. Company gives the children a treat - Bausch and Lomb of Rochester. Stalinallee in East Berlin. Space savers - stacking tables. Fashion - glamour for the shower. Christmas party given by Bausch and Lomb Optical for children. Photo - California Department of Fish and Game releasing pheasants.
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Life Magazine December 
                    29, 1952Life Magazine December 29, 1952 : Cover - Famous Salzburg Marionettes.

A new Christmas song by Rodgers and Hammerstein. First publication of a new Sherlock Holmes story - the Adventure of the seven clocks by Adrian Conan Doyle and John Dickson Carr. Hostess Agnes Rogers has her guests draw with verbal instruction, to see how close they get to artwork she is describing - how would you like to have your unartistic artwork reproduced in LIFE? Great gifts of history. Neat two page color Lockheed ad showing inside of airplane. Santa's helicopter cracks up, but he'll be all right - photo with youngster David Burnett. Impregnable safe becomes a constitutional safeguard. Sports - soaring on skates, John Harris' Ice capades. Life goes to a Middlebury Vermont Congregational church. Photos of Eva and Bill Albert and their huge family of divorced mothers with children. Iroquois Indians claim part of Vermont. 1.0
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