Life Magazine, August 2, 1954 - Summer show biz
Original Life Magazine from August 2, 1954 - Summer show biz
|Excellent Condition (4 Available)|
These issues are extremely nice. These are in amazing condition and are great for framing or giving as a cherished gift. Some may have very minor defects and address labels.
|Mint Condition (1 Available)|
|Good Condition (11 Available)|
These issues are in pretty good shape. These are great for those who want a complete, original, average condition issue to read and enjoy. They may have some light to moderate flaws like small tears, spots, library stamps etc. but would make a great piece of history for the budget minded to mark any occasion.
Some of the contents in this issue
Some prisoners of war return from Dienbienphu, Indochina. Neat story about a helicopter rescuing another helicopter (S-55 Sikorsky), Sandspit Lake north of Marathon, Ontario. Scuba diver Ed Fisher lives under water for 24 hours. One of those gruesome race car crash photos, Silvertone, Great Britain, the driver lived. Sarcophagus in Sakkara, Egypt - alabaster beauty. Full page color Kelloggâ€™s Corn Flakes ad with colorful boy art by Norman Rockwell (this was one of four kids that appeared on cereal box). Supermarket experiment shows small fry to be sober shoppers in Cincinnati, includes photos of Mike Buschbacher, Dale Schneider, Deedee Everitt, Jane Cox, Christine Howald, David Thompson. Glass revival - Venice regains bygone glory, great fancy glass stuff. Farmer Wilbert Lanmeier and his family and their pigs are on television, Cloverdale, Illinois. Humorous "Parade of the Wooden Legs" in Brussels. Full page color Borden Chocolate Milk ad with the Borden train. Summer theater flourishes - photos by Gordon Parks. Fashion - kilts for freshman girls. Branch Rickey shows what wins baseball games. American summer theatre, many are outdoors. Neat half page Bayer Aspirin ad with racing motorcycle. Full page color Borg-Warner ad featuring the Lockheed Super Constellation. Summer skiers schuss into slush at Washingtonâ€™s Mt. Baker (this is like the scenes in Warren Miller's film - skiing into a big puddle), photos include Tom Currie, Anne Ryan, Ronald Limbacher, June Svedin.
Dwight David Eisenhower; 1890-1969, Political campaigns
Council of Foreign Ministers, Indochinese War, 1946-1954 (Peace and mediation)
United States Congress Senate (Rules and practice)
Festivals, Brussels (Belgium)
Kroger Co, Children
Sports (Soviet Union)
Maureen Connolly Brinker; 1934-1969
Television program reviews
Lauritz Melchior (opera singer.); 1890-1973, Ruth St. Denis (dancer.); 1880-1968, Margaret Truman (daughter of American president Harry S. Truman and writer.); 1924-2008, Gloria Vanderbilt (American fashion designer.); 1924-
Helen Hayes; 1900-1993