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1960 LIFE Magazines For Sale
The Evil domain of world
crime by Herbert Brean - Part I. Richard Nixon and Nelson
Rockefeller in the primaries. President Eisenhower starts
a busy year. Ad - full page color for V-8 juice. Ad
- full page color for Tang. Bobby Darin profile by Shana
Alexander. Walter Williams dies - last Confederate soldier.
Shah of Iran wedding in Tehran. Brawling battle of hard
noses - Ben Schwartzwalder, football, Cotton bowl, syracuse
vs. Texas, including wedding photo of Ger Schwedes and
Bob Yates and wives Lou Personius and Sarah Morrison.
Stone age ship coffins found in Sarawak Borneo cave.
Charlotte Ford debut costs $290.000 - big party. Two
page aerial photo of willow tree wind breaks around
farm near Benton Harbor, Michigan. Lovely full page
color Lark car ad with blue car on small car ferry.
Full page color LUX soap ad with Janet Leigh. International
crime, including prostitution in Beruit, narcotics,
counterfeiting, auto parts, more - Interpol. Photo of
Charlie Chaplin's family with new baby. Curious full
page 7-up ad with several musical instruments in one.
Full page color Royal Crown cola ad with ski theme (ski
poles, fur parka)
Good - $22
Fair (All VG, but has library stamps) - $15
Two page spread of LIFE photographers. Malete
G. Hanzako profile. Cute full page ad for TV picture
tube replacements, featuring a Vidiot on a scooter.
The sad story of a car crash that happened in November
of 1959 in Mt. Kisco, New York, Kathleen Greenwood,
Jean McCabe, Dorothy Kirsch, Eileen Macupa, Lee D'Andrea,
Eileen Moles, Derrick Worcester. Steelworkers strike
ends - with help from Eisenhower. Neo-Nazis anti-semitic
outburst of violence. Ski fashions - Eirene Shields,
Barbara Allbee. Fiorello on Broadway - Tom Bosley, Ellen
Hanley. Tropical flower garden photos - very colorful
- with plant Ids. Frank Lloyd Wright designs the new
Kalita Humphreys Theater in Dallas. Democracy - How
it fares in world today Part I. World Crime part II
- smuggling in Tangier, Switzerland, Majorca, and Sicily.
Ad - full page color for Narragansett beer. Ad - full
page color for Pan Am featuring the Caribbean. Full
page color Pepsi-Cola ad with ski lodge and après
ski clothes. Malete G. Hanzkos (Mike Hanzas) predicted
his own death, includes photo of Irene and Nick Kallas.
Hugh "Ole Hootie" Bailey and Jeannie Belle
the donkey, political campaign in Mississippi. Cute
photos and story of baby Suzanne Rose of Rye, New York
and two big poodles.
Very Good - $21
Good - $11
Fair (All Good, but cover attached a bit crookedly by printers) - $7
Fair (All Good, but 4 pages have a small water marked corner tip) - $7
Full page Champion spark
plugs ad with photo of Mickey Thompson in his Challenger
I car setting the land speed record on the salt flats.
Ad - full page color for Maidenform Bras, with interesting
medieval tapestry theme. Photos of Matisse by Henri
Cartier-Bresson. Eloping couple Andrei Porumbeanu and
Gamble Bendict. Appalachian mob meeting is on trial
in New York - including John Ormento, Hames Osticco,
Mike Miranda, Carmine Limbardozzi, Joseph Civelli, Angelo
Sciandra and others. National Airlines crash in Bolivia,
North Carolina kills Julian Andrew Frank - a curious
story about insurance settlements and more. One of the
prettiest and most believable full page color Angel
Face make-up ads so far. Case of the lost comet - 1959-F.
Spare room fallout shelter. Ad - two page color for
Hartford fire insurance, illustrations by Bernard Brussel-Smith.
Folklore of America III - tales told to the Colonists,
paintings by James Lewicki. Basketballs best college
player - Oscar Robertson. The Play of the Week TV show
gets a new sponsor - Standard Oil. World Crime III -
crooked, cruel traffic in drugs, narcotics, by Herbert
Brean. Princess Anne is bridesmaid at Mountbatten wedding.
Nice full page color Pontiac ad with art by the famous
VK and AF. Neat photo of Jules Eberhard (Lake Placid)
collecting his mail apparently by breaking the window
on his car - see it for yourself!
Good - $13
Great photo of the huge ship
Arthur B. Homer being launched in the Detroit river,
the biggest ore carrier ever built for the Great Lakes.
Unusual full page Marlboro cigarettes ad with lumberman.
Ad- full page for Renault Dauphine. Con man, Robert
Spears and W. Allen Taylor, who died in his place in
the crash of an air flight from Tampa - this story includes
a tie to Julian Frank story in LIFE January 25, 1960.
Follow-up on the eloping couple Andrei Porumbeanu and
Gamble Bendict. Thief Richard Morrison teaches Chicago
police how to catch criminals. Air plane crashes and
how they happen. Full page Colgate dental cream ad with
family ice skating. Neat photo of train in Scotland
drifted over with snow. Fidel Castro and Juan Pablo
de Lokendio argue. X-rays of champion dog Peke - Chik
T'Sun. P.G. & E. power company in Northern California
- photos of workers - Don Casten, Bill Cheney, Norman
R. Sutherland, a really cool shot of a truck being moved
on an aerial cable and more. Men of the Mafia - Giuseppe
Russo and Don Calogero Vizzini. Neat full page Bell
Telephone ad with photo of the ship Fantastic, a dry
land mock-up for studying problems of laying undersea
cables. Half page Teacher's Scotch ad with photo of
Othmar Schneider skiing, running gates - great photo.
Good - $15
Life Magazine February 8, 1960 : Cover - US Skiers train for Olympics - fold out cover showing the women's team.
Neat seven page color General Electric
ad with lots of pastel colored appliances and more.
Feather topped girls out plume birds at New York's embassy
ball. Full page Bourbon Institute ad with scene inside
ski lodge. Algerian leader - Pierre Lagaillarge starts
riots against de Gaulle's French army troops. ICBM Missile
scoreboard - US 250 - Soviets - 400. Full page Volkswagen
bug car ad with car taken apart, some parts prices listed.
Very cute full page color Quaker Oats cereal ad with
two little girls in red jackets and helmets, horse riding
gear for fox hunting. Feature on stews, with recipes.
Anatomy professor Rufus Weaver teaches dissection at
Hahnemann Medical College. Birgit Nilsson, new opera
star at the Met. Gold Strike Stamp company trades its
stamps for a bus. Van Dongen recalls his spirited era
with Brigitte Bardot, Matisse, Picasso. Peter Kavanagh
destroys copies of his books. Men's week at the Golden
Door beauty resort - Sam Zagel. Douglas MacArthur celebrates
his 80th birthday. Theater - The Andersonville Trial
with George C Scott. Pretty princesses from Europe -
Princess Sophia, Crown Prince Constantine, Princess
Isabelle, Prince Gustaf, Princess Margaretha. Mayor
Daley of Chicago assists Lyndon Johnson. Six female
Olympic skiers - Renie Cox, Linda Meyers, Joan Hannah,
Beverly Anderson, Penny Pitou, Betsy Snite.
Good - $32
Fair (All Good, suitable for gift, but has faint water marking) - $16
Fair (All Very Good, but has library stamps) - $16
Fair (All Good, but cover edges are smudged) - $12
Life Magazine February 15, 1960 : Cover - Undersea adventures in the Trieste submarine - 7 miles down.
Nice full page
color Avon cosmetics ad with a number of different fancy
products. The Finch affair - Bernard Finch murders Barbara
Finch, includes Carole Tregoff. Eric Ambler writes about
the Finch-Tregoff murder trial, spectator Mary Schufelt
has a mild heart attack but says "save my place
in line.". Anastas Mikoyan visits Cuba. Mrs. Paulius
Leonas gets her daughters back. The huge BMEWS antenna
in Thule, Greenland, Ballistic Missile Early Warning
System. Frank Howard, baseball player, profile by Marshall
Smith, great photos. Ad - color two page for Pan Am
showing dozens of their jets around the world. Movie
- "Our Man in Havana" with Alec Guiness. Kaleidoscope
of US Poetry - Edwin Arlington Robinson, Edna St. Vincent
Millay, John Peale Bishop, Robert Frost, Archibald MacLeish,
Robinson Jeffers. Designers borrow the Kimono fashion.
Abominable Snowman in Tibet - new clues. US Marines
train at Squaw Valley ski area - they are foot packing
ski slopes for the upcoming Olympics. Jimmy Porter takes
miracle pill - Temaril for chicken pox, part of a story
on pharmaceuticals, prescription drugs. Eli Lily tests
with rabbits. Nice full page color Ruppert Knickerbocker
beer ad with skis and après skiers.
Good - $15
Democracy around the
world Part 2. Denmark - good living in the land that
has it made, including Gustav Lassen and his farm Lykkegaard.
Handsome full page color Pontiac ad with red and yellow
tropical scene, art by AF and VK. Little photos of the
rest of the Mouth Organ Medley players from the edges
of the photo in LIFE February 1, 1960. Full page Lucky
Lager beer ad with a Real man. Neat photo of snow-covered
gondolas in Venice. Horrible photo of a 4-year boy in
Oakland, California who opened the door of his mother's
car (they were driving), fell out, and was hit by two
following cars. Atomic bomb in the Sahara. Colorado
Mystery - Adolph Coors III, missing on his way to work
near Turkey Creek. Caryl Chessman on death row. Pekinese
dog wins Westminster. Two page color Royal electric
typewriter ad with really blocky looking typewriter.
Ingmar Bergman becomes world's most honored movie director.
Wake Forest's basketball coach, Mr. Bones, Bones McKinne.
Feature on Astrology. US tracks possible spy satellite.
Stanley Nelson of Seattle, Washington, wins raffle and
takes 23 family members on trip to Hawaii. Fashion -
neatest dresses by James Galanos. Working wolf in Michigan,
Wally owned by Hugh Stringer of Port Huron, Michigan.
Raymon Schaller and his humorous way of dressing.
Good - $15
Fair (All Very Good, but has library stamps) - $9
Fair (All Very Good, but front cover has two small rough corner tips) - $9
Men on stilts prune
peach trees. Ad - White King detergent - illustration
of grubby little boy by J. Vance. Generalissimo Rafael
Leonidas Trujillo rules Hispaniola. Squaw Valley Olympics
- including photos of the incredible opening day blizzard,
Betsy Snite, Heidi Bieble, Penny Pitou, Skier Betsy
Snite wipes out and is dragged off the course. Caryl
Chessman gets a 60 day execution reprieve. Astronauts
report on their training, Part I - Atlas rocket and
Deke Slayton. Mountain Gorilla photos and story. Four
Crosby boys perform together on TV. Ben Franklin - Part
II - America's science pioneer. Fashion - combination
skirt and slacks by Suzy Perette. Pretty two page color
Cannon sheets and towels ad with flowered patterns.
Queen Elizabeth has second son, by Monica Dehn. Students
from the International School visit Egypt - Marie Martin.
Interesting two page color Kroehler furniture ad with
odd curved sectional couch in turquoise. Two page color
Cyanamid-Land for various fabrics, plastics, more -
chemistry's magic. Adult Movies, movie censorship, article
by William Zinsser,includes photo of Elizabeth Taylor
in "Suddenly, Last Summer", Gloria Swanson
in bath, Geoffrey Shurlock and the Motion Picture Code
approval. Ad - Skippy peanut butter with Grouch Marx.
Palm Beach party with Jean Gonzales, Henry Flager, Robert
Day Jon, Phil Cuthel, Medard Lange, Mary Vincent Martin.
Charming photo of Camille Kabbush (Oak Park, Michigan)
holding her bottle in place with a foot. Full page Walker's
Whiskey ad with skier jumping using poles.
Good - $25
Fair (All Good, but six pages have a small edge nick) - $15
Fair (All Good, nice, but has faintly water marked corner tip) - $10
Full page Marlboro cigarettes
ad with a scuba diver. Curious full page ad TO John
Wayne on the occasion of the 124th anniversary of the
Alamo. Executive of Hiram Walker all wear Ross Corbit
masks. Crew of Lady Be Good airplane crash - William
J. Hatton, Robert F. Toner, Hays, John S. Woravka, LaMotte,
Ripslinger, Hatton, Moore, Shelley missing for 17 years,
mystery finally solved (Paul Fallon flew other plane).
Eisenhower visits Brazil, includes story of plane crash
that killed men of the US Navy band, photos of survivors
George Fitzgibbons, Hal R. Halenza, Frederick Wilson.
Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones are dating.
Follow-up letters and photo of Auguste Piccard of bathyscaph
and hot air balloon fame. Fanciful bird cages - photo.
Maurice Stand - Budget director travels to hunt in Africa.
Brazilian fashions by Tina Leser, B. H. Wragge. Caligula
played by Kenneth Haigh. Ad full color for Douglas DC-8.
The Adventures of Tom Gray - Ronald Short prints a book.
Greatest winter show on earth - winter Olympics in Squaw
Valley. Very nice full page color Hills Bros Coffee
ad with skiers and spectators and press photographer
at the Squaw Valley Olympics, art by G. Brusstar. Neat
photo of crossing country skiers and speed skaters with
special camera. Great full page color Studebaker Lark
ad inside front cover with station wagon and convertible
at train station. Big photo of bright pink elephants at the Michigan State Fairgrounds in Detroit, the Shrine
Circus. Humorous article about manuals in the US Air
Force. The University of Michigan's Phi Sigma Delta
frat party. Three page color Singer Sewing machines
ad with woman who has the exact same look as the woman
in the ubiquitous (and awful) Enzyte male enhancements
TV ads of 2006.
Good - $35
Fair (All Good, but has very small hole in margin throughout) - $30
Life Magazine March 14, 1960 : Cover - Princess Margaret and Photographer Anthony Armstrong Jones at Windsor Lodge.
Pretty full page Pepsi-Cola ad with horse stable theme
and dalmatian dog. Unusual full page color Hanes stockings
ad with cat art by Bobri. Two page photo of a Hawaiian
cliff (a HOLY COW photo) with trapped rock climber Roy
W. Kocurek, he was climbing with Burr Osbonlighter -
2Neat got to hear from Ozzie, a treat. Siege on civil
rights, Southern Negros stage orderly sit-downs. In
a special report, Harry Golden tells why Negroes may
win the battle, this is a civil rights story. Earthquake
in Agadir, Morocco. Aerial photo of Santa Fe Chief train
crash near Bakersfield California, it hit an oil truck
at a crossing. Photo of the explosion in Cuba that wrecked
the French freighter ship La Coubre. Interesting two
page Vokswagen bug car ad with x-ray type view of the
car. Dental study in Alabama. Photo essay - Margaret
and Tony. Photo essay - James Thurber, humorist. Quest
of Robert Jones for buried gold in Arizona. Ohrbach's
copies latest designs for high style fashion at low
cost. Feature on mums, the flower. Movie - Can-can,
color photos. Full page color Foremost Cottage Cheese
ad with neat art. Sergeant Elvis comes back home to
the girls he left behind. Amish youngsters caught in
conflict between parent' stern ways and modern life.
The honeymoon of Ingrid Bergman's daughter, Jennie Ann
Lindstrom, Fuller Callaway. Artificial muscle helps paralysis victims, Diane Hiruko, Karan McKibben. Nice
full page color Chrysler ad with blue car and circus.
Photo of contortionist Francis Duggan testing H.I.S.
Good - $20
Fair (All Good, but has minor marks on cover) - $15
Fair (Moderate overall wear) - $9
Full page Allstate insurance ad with Marshall
J. Fisher of Denver, Colorado. Full page color Pontiac
Bonneville car ad with art by AF and VK. Neat two page
photo of swim suits models in a mirror, Bunny Yaeger
and others. Two page color Leslie SAlt ad. The strike
in Hollywood, includes photo of Marilyn Monroe, others.
US Navy hauls in four Russian soldiers who had been
adrift in the Pacific for 49 days, includes Philip Poplavski,
Victor Zygonschi. US planet leads space race. $4 million
land sale in Fort Lauderdale in 20 minutes, Coral Ridge
Country Club. Photo essay - New Zealand, includes hiking
in an ice cave, blackwater boating in a cave with glowworms,
more. Photo essay - the debutante circuits. Astronauts'
training in weightlessness, part 2. Factory man's college
plan, Willie Walker. Musial and Schoendienst train together
for a baseball comeback. Dogfights on the ice disrupt
Minnesota dog-sled race. US Olympic hockey goalie Jack
McCartan briefly joins the Rangers. US voters describe
their image of an ideal president, includes photos of
Mrs. John Siegrist. Nive full page TV picture tube replacement
ad with bicycle. Close-up - Bruce Ingram, editor of
the Illustrated London News. US tourists go to Russian
Odessa and Yalta.
Very Good - $22
Good - $12
Fair (All VG, but has library stamps) - $8
Life Magazine March 28, 1960 : Cover - John F Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey, this feature article includes photo of Ted Kennedy making the first ski jump of his life at Madison, Wisconsin.
Nice photo of Andrew Wilking playing with
some really interesting magnets. Full page color White
King detergent ad with art of a grubby little girl.
Spooky photos taken by Lillian Oetting show last minutes
of life of Mildred Lindquist, Frances Murphy - all three
were killed in Starved Rock state park near Riverside,
Illinois. Two page color ad for Ford Comet with deep
purple car. Photos pertaining to plane crash, Northwest
Airlines bound for Florida, over Tell City, Indiana.
Town of Sasabe, Arizona for sale for $450,000. College
students work at a mental hospital - Stephanie Merton,
Steven Siegel, Kitsy Bolster, Harlow Russell from Radcliffe.
The art of Russia - V.A. Serov, Dmitry Krassnopevstev,
more. The key-chain letters (initials) fad. Why the
Finch Jury disagreed by Davis Thomas. Full page color
Parke-Davis medical with art by Robert Thom. Follow-up
to civil rights story in LIFE March 14, 1960 - the family
of Robert Jones is beaten in Birmingham, Alabama, shame
on the whites who did it. Ad full page color Studebaker
Champ. Drinkable Polio vaccine in Ft. Lauderdale. "The
wind in the willows" read by Julie Harris and Steve
Robling on TV. Full page Bantron smoking deterrent tablets
ad with golfer Sam Snead. Sports car owners are snobs
by Bayard Hooper.
Good - $30
Center expands - lift to Manhattan's skyline, lots of
good photos including the TIME & LIFE building and
the Old TIME & LIFE building near Central Park,
New York City - many of the skyscrapers are labeled.
Prince Andrew at 4 1/2. Shameful strife in the Pentagon.
Strip club on Boubon Street wins a court reprieve, The
Cat Girl, Lilly Christine. Public machine vends customers'
blood pressure for 25 cents. Castro tries to bolster
business by giving U.S. honeymooners red-carpet treatment
in Cuba. South African massacre of Negro demonstrators
at Sharpeville. Full page Philco-Bendix Duomatic combination
Washer-Dryer ad. Full page color Brach's Easter candy
ad. Neat story and pictures of the submarine escape
training tank at Pearl Harbor, with Yvonne Proctor.
Interesting two page Mercedes-Benz ad at Dusseldorf
airport with the DKW-750 car. Baby mix-up in France,
Louise Derock, Viviane Piesset, Henri-Guy Derock. Two
page color General Motors ad with station wagon and
southwestern theme, Chinle, Arizona. Fu Man Chu dog
and June Havoc. Charming two page color Del Monte ad
with two little girls and lots of canned goods. Chuck
Dressen, baseball team manager, includes photo of Warren
Spahn, Joey Jay, Walter Alston. Photo from the wedding
of Rocco Imerti and Judy Clague in Glen Cover, Long
Island, with Danny Imerti.
Very Good - $30
Fair (All Good, but cover rubbed and with library stamp) - $9
Fair (All Good inside, but cover soiled) - $7
Curious full page color General Electric ad for an electric
stove that is so controllable you can bake a cake on
top of it. Nice full page color Foremost Profile milk
and cottage cheese ad with art of a cute little ballerina.
Here is another odd Harrison automotive air conditioning
ad with polar bear in boat with ice and sunshade, desert
golfers in back, color. South Africa torn by fury -
34 dead martyrs in Sharpeville (major feature article).
Awesome, beautiful, lovely full page color Hellmann's
mayonnaise ad with salad centerpiece made to look like
a bonzai garden. Tiro weather satellite in orbit. Minister
Edward Page Jr. in Bulgaria. Photo of burning whiskey
warehouse in Glasgow, arson. Amazing photo of Mr. and
Mrs. Perlebergs standing on a backyard wall with a flood
full of ice floes all around them - Glendale, Wisconsin.
Astronaut training - Part III, mastering the capsule
controls. Actresses get short haircuts for Five Branded
Women - Vera Miles, Barbara Bel Geddes, Carla Gravina,
Silvana Mangano. Cool photo of the amphibious car-boat,
the West German Amphicar. Governor Rockefeller demonstrates
bomb shelters, fallout shelters. Folklore in America
Part IV illustrated with great paintings by James Lewicki.
Ad - full page color "Sociables prefer Pepsi".
Ad - full page B&W Volkswagon beetle. Bikinis in
the bedroom. Pilots drop of anti-castro pamphlets - Shergales,
Rundquist. Niagara Power Project - amazing photos. Longshot
Irene Terres - Bowie, Maryland track. Nice two page
color Chrysler ad with red four-door car and fishing
theme. Rod Lauren, singer profile. Bird man Robert Stroud
in solitary with his canaries. Full page Champion spark
plugs ad with good photos of Max Conrad, Hugh Entrop,
Mickey Thompson, Rodger Ward, car, plane and boat racers,
speed records setters. Full page color Hanes stockings
ad with purple goat by Bobri.
Good - $20
Fair (Generally VG, but has library stamps, edge nick.) - $9
Jantzen swimsuit model contestant photo
- 55 girls, only the winner is named, Penny Peterson.Very
pretty two page color Oldsmobile ad with blue two door
Super 88 car and trees in spring blossom. Hendersonville
elopers Andrei Porumbeanus and Gamble Benedict. Primary
in Wisconsin - Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Paul Butler,
Joseph P. Kennedy, Stuart Symington. Terrorism in South
Africa - blacks revolt and assassinate Hendrik Verwoerd.
First black cardinal of Roman Catholic Church - Laurian
Cardinal Rugambwa. Full page Allstate insurance ad with
photo of burning home of Paul Scheller of Scranton,
Pennsylvania. Neat colorful photo of jewelry, Harry
Winston jewel dealer, moving day, includes huge emeralds,
rubies, sapphires and diamonds. Short piece on Agadir,
Morocco (earthquake), includes photo of Curt Hoffman
being sprayed with DDT(!). Nancy Dussault sings her
way to fame. Rembrandt's Easter illustrations. Article
on spring bonnets, hats - fashion. New York's Central
Park photo gallery by Leonard McCombe. Full page color
Tussey lotion ad with art by Morrow. Concrete Architecture
- in Mexico by Felix Candela. Simone Signoret wins an
Oscar for "Room at the Top." Passion play
with steelworkers John Ponist, Joseph Ponist, Clem Matta,
Lawrence Trainor, Joe Timko, Peter Kanski, John Matico,
others. Dr. Tom Dooley does medical work in North Vietnam,
includes a nice photo of him with Charlotte Jones on
a Scooter. Feature article on the US beauty business,
make-up, fads, hair, more. Arnold Bruner holds a grand
party in Conroe, Texas. Cute photo of little boys Douglas
Kelley and Jeffrey Kelley of Cincinnati.
Good - $11
Nice two page
color Dan River Wash & Wear Cottons ad with eight
different outfits, photographed in Puerto Rico. Two
page photo of Goma, the gorilla baby (related story
in LIFE October 26, 1960). Census takers are winding
up the nation's most ambitious audit, focus on Hawaii,
includes photos of Marjorie Yakotake, Kathie Piltz,
Virginia Rapozo, Ramon Licanda, Mary Ann Bagley, Al
Stacy, Bob Pawn (getting tattooed, Willetta Stellmacher,
Lucille Hanson, H. B. West, May Kuroiwa. Paris kidnapping
has happy ending, Eric and Jean-Philippe Peugeot, Roland
Peugeot, more. The Giants' brand new park on San Francisco
Bay, Candlestick park, baseball. Three US rockets are
shot into space, Polaris, Transit I-B, Discoverer XI,
includes neat photo of recovery plane C-119 catching
a payload parachute in mid air. Article on Gore Vidal
and "The Best Man." Underwater photos of the
National A.A.U. swimming meet. Volunteer firemen in
Franklin Village, Michigan are among the town's top
money makers. Photo essay - spring tour of six Southwest
states by Alfred Eisenstaedt, among many photos is a
two page spread of the Feast of Ramps in Cosby, with
huge bunch of chicken being barbequed. Rally around
Carnegie Hall to save it from being torn down. Len Hall
hails the revolution wrought by TV and airplanes. Arnold
Palmer, at Masters golf tournament, sets down his thoughts.
Doris Kleiner begins life with Yul Brenner at a wedding
feast. Travelers from Sarah Lawrence College go to Puerto
Rico. Nice two page Good Year ad showing four different
kinds of station wagons.
Very Good - $25
Good - $15
Fair (All Good, but has small hole punched through) - $7
Article includes photos of Bill Sorenson,
Verna Werner, 78 year-old Shichizo Takeda, Raymond O'Connor,
Kai Haber, Dar Robinson, Roger Muetzelfield, Janos Prohaska,
Cherylee Buck (17 months old) and others. De Gaulle
visits the US. After Korean rioting - a clamor for reform.
Union man Tom Dobson in Birmingham. Latter day saints
of Joseph Smith. Ad - two page color for Prince Matchabelli
cologne. Horse in sport photos by mark Kauffman. Groucho
Marx in the Mikado. Madonna tears in St. Paul's church
Hempstead. School dropout rate on the rise Part I. Fashion
- splashy prints are back at Covent Garden. Burlesque
and the Night they raided Minsky. Charming full page
color Kellogg's Corn Flakes ad with elderly man eating
at antique desk, style similar to Norman Rockwell. Stunning
Maidenform girdle ad - women aren't really that shape, are they?!? Interesting multi-exposure photo
taken by Francis Miller of model Joey Holter walking
across a dark room wearing lighted shoes, Samuels Shoe
company - these work just like today's light-up sneakers
for kids. Clamor for reform in Korea. Chess game at
University of California, played between two matching
building with 64 windows each - using really BIG chess
pieces. Tom Dobson, welder at furnace plant in Birmingham,
England, works in silence - no one will talk to him
because he is a member of a different union, six weeks
and counting - related to movie "Angry Silence."
Cute full page photo of baseball catcher Denny Dellatorre
and his dog Skippy. Full page color Friskies dog food
ad with bulldog in police helmet.
Good - $15
Fair (All G, nice, but cover has some soil) - $8
Life Magazine May 9, 1960 : Cover - Yvette Mimieux - warmly wistful starlet (Feature article inside with lots of candid photos).
Another one of those curious full page League
of Honest Coffee Lovers ads with sort of medieval theme
with knights. Cool full page BMC 850 car ad, British
Motor Cars, looks like a Mini Cooper. Ad - full page
color - 1960 Rambler custom 4 door hardtop "sheriff
nabs notorious tank robber" by Syverson. Alfred Knopf
- literary photo gallery - Jean-Paul Sarte, Thomas Mann,
Sigrid Undset, Joseph Hergesheimer, Albert Camus, John
Hersey. A hard test in West Virginia - Jack Kennedy
and Humphrey campaigns, includes a photo of JFK at coal
mine near Mullens, JFK on front porch at Omar. Syngman
Rhee resigns and turns the Republic of Korea back to
democracy. Ad - two page full color for Ford Galaxies.
Ad - two color photo for Pango Peach by Revlon. Caryl
Chessman stirs debate over capital punishment. Death
Penalty - pros and cons by Herbert Wechsler. Art Carney
on Broadway. Astronauts in training Part IV - escape
to sea after orbiting. Candid wedding photo of ice skaters
Carol and Hayes Jenkins. Garden News - showy water lilies
photos. Ad - full page color with Eva Gabor for Smirnoff.
Part IV of series on Greece - the founder of self-government,
strife torn Greece regains its birthright. Feature on
Art Carney, television actor, host. Fashion - gypsy
hoop earrings. High School Dropouts part II - a hopeful
second change for Carol Kaiser, Delbert Steward, Paul
Williams, Kim Butler, Lonnie Johnson. Drive through
banks, and other banking gimmicks, by Herbert Brean.
Charles de Gaulle visits Broadway to Bourbon Street.
Horse chariot racing near Boise, Idaho.
Fair (All Very Good, but has faint library stamp on nose and throughout inside) - $18
Fair (All Good / Very Good, but has address label scar in red band on cover) - $18
Life Magazine May 16, 1960 : Cover - Bridal procession in Abbey - Princess Margaret marries Antony Armstrong-Jones (nice article inside).
Full page America's Rural Electric
System ad with nighttime view of Lone Dot ( a little
town). Full page color Pontiac Bonneville ad with nautical
scene by A.F. and V.K. Gary Powers and his U-2 spy plane
is shot down over Russia. Barbara Moore outwalks two
military men, Patrick Moloney and Mervyn Evans, who
she called "Scoundrels.". Cute series of photos
of lion and chick (as in baby chicken). Neat photo of
spears of wood stuck in National Guard hangar roof by
a tornado. Lyndon Johnson at his ranch, candid shots
with family. Very nice full page color Richfield gasoline
ad with family and two lambs, sorry, art is not signed.
The Unforgiven with Audrey Hepburn and Burt Lancaster.
Millionaire G. David Thompson and his modern art. Scotsdale
School Science Club in El Paso, Texas builds a huge
balloon to test a theory. Ad - full page color Plymouth
Valiant. Swim suite throwbacks to the 30s. Frank Sinatra
and Elvis Presley sing each other's songs. West Germans
in arms - on our side this time, photos by James Whitmore.
Theater - "Duel of Angels" with Vivien Leigh
and Mary Ure. Dick Clark and phoniness in the music
industry. 1912 Free for all the Democratic convention.
Ad - full page color for Budweiser in the six pack.
Sorority Sisters go on a luxury weekend with Mrs. May
- Sigma Alpha Theta. Father's day at the Francis W.
Parker School in Chicago, includes Paul Rosenbluth and
Good - $15
Ad - full page color for Motorola pocket radio. Midnight
Sun Festival in Nome, Alaska. The National Purpose -
Early democracy documents, people and places - Part
I. Fateful Confrontation - Eisenhower and Khrushchev
and international spying - Mata Hari, Lionel Crabb,
Rudolph Abel, Klaus Fuchs, Richard Sorge, Pauline Cushman,
Belle Boyd. The first full page color Jantzen ad I remember
that is a photo, not art - violet print two piece swim
suit. Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr. obituary.
Marguerite Henry's horse Misty of Chincoteague has a
foal. Garden photos - Dahlias. Ad - two page color -
Kodak showing the history of cameras. Juliette Greco
in Crack in the Mirror. Ad - full page color for Lifesavers.
Domino tournament in San Francisco with Dan London,
Vaden Mayers. Movie mopheads Tom, Dick and Harry O'Leary.
Two page color Eastman Kodak ad with 8 different cameras
and projectors. Marlene Dietrich returns to Germany.
Jordan's King Hussein and Mohammed Oufkir go hunting.
Around the world underwater with the Triton submarine,
includes photos of parents and new babies born while
fathers were away. Handkerchief fashion choices for
men. Ad - Ayds diet pills - full page B&W "Why
Hollywood stopped dieting" with Mamie Van Doren,
and Virginia Bruce. The "April in Paris" ball.
My well balanced life on a wooden leg - article and
drawings by Al Capp. Teen music idol, Conrad Birdie,
in "Bye Bye Birdie" with Dick Gautier, more.
Charming photo of little Jon Beers who was not having
fun holding two big fish. Full page General Electric
ad with the Alfred Kowalski fmily of Michigan.
Good - $11
Fair (All Good, but cover smudged) - $7
Fair (All Good, but cover rubbed) - $7
Life Magazine May 30, 1960 : Cover - Nikita Khrushchev and Soviet Defense Minister Rodion Y. Malinovsky.
After the collapse of
the world summit, preparations for renewal of cold war.
Two pages of photos of vice president Richard Nixon.
Neat full page color Pbco ad (floor coverings) set in
Redwood forest. Two page color General Motors ad with
Dynamic 88 Oldsmobile Fiesta, in Custer STate Park,
South Dakota, art. A photo from the funeral of Aly Khan,
son of Aga Khan - Aly was once married to Rita Hayworth.
Lucious looking two page Sunkist juice ad. Photo essay
- Resplendent relics in the Kremlin in color. Eloquent
guides to America's National Purpose, part 2. Nightmare
end of a dream trip in a hail of bullets in Saudi Arabia,
Miriam and Thomas Kendall, children, Mrs. Ramona Shearer
and son, PBY amphibian plane - amazing story! Director
Billy Wilder. Lovely full page color Renault Dauphine
ad with teal car. Chris von Saltza, US women's swimming
hope for Olympics. Kenneth Kaunda, head of a new Nationalist
party in Northern Rhodesia, Africa. Full page color
White King Detergent ad, signed by Whitney Darrow, Jr.
Party - Mrs. Katz in Kyoto with Japanese pen pal.
Good - $10
Fair (All Good, but cover has a spot) - $6
Intrepid men on Mount McKinley
- the most massive mountain rescue operation in history
saves climbers on McKinley, Helga Bading, John Day of
Oregon, Lou Whittaker, Jim Whittaker, Pete Schoening,
rescuers or rescue organizers included Bradford Washburn,
Piot Link Luckett, Rodman Wilson, pilot Don Sheldon,
Paul Crews, others. Cute full page color 7up soda ad
with pink and white blond girl making ice cream floats.
Charming set of photos of trying to get baby Robin Portello
to look happy in her Chix diapers, includes professional
smile bringer Josef Schneider. More on the U-2 spy plane
drama that was used as an excuse to wreck the summit.
Earthquake racks Chile, sends havoc across the Pacific.
Israeli capture of Nazi mass murderer, Adolph Eichmann.
America's National Purpose, part 3. Men must be changed
before a nation can, by Billy Graham. How some Congressmen
live high off the public. Gaudy show girls in Las Vegas.
Photo essay - Fresh water fishing, Ernest Schwiebert,
Zera Lee Stokely, Roderick Haig-Brown, Norm Hathaway.
Fashion design student's prize dream, Deanna Cohen.
Second round in village murder mystery, Newbury, Vermont.
Close-up - Painter Marc Chagall at 70. Oversized parasols
for summer come from Japan. Pretty full page color Lark
ad with red car and fire truck.
Good - $28
Fair (All Good, but has library stamps.) - $18
Feature on car racing, includes Drag racers and the
550 hp Swamp Rat race car with parachute, driver Art
Malone, Go-Kart racers, Midget racers, and other race
cars, plus photos of the appalling collapse of a tower
full of spectators at the Indianapolis speedway, winner
Elbert Porter, George Walker family at the Williams
Grove, Pennsylvania speedway. Very cute full page Sportsman
shaving lotion ad with art of little boy in father's
hat and shoe. Full page ad for Tahoe Keys, California
real estate development. Broadway on strike - Melvyn
Douglas, Arthur Cantor, Mary Martin, Anne Bancroft,
others. The world sends aid to Santiago, Chile after
huge earthquake, photo includes photo of US Air Force
globemaster transport plane 21053. Julia Meade, actress,
delivers commercials. 12 Angry men and the famous Sacco-Venzetti
case. Ad - two page color for General Mills cereals
- Cheerios, Hi Pro, Trix, Cocoa Puffs, Wheaties, Kix,
Jets, Frosty Os. George Mangun of Mendham Town and his
mice. Russia's Remote Lands - photos by Howard Sochurek,
Yakutsk, Bukhara wall, Alma Ata, Dzhavari Cathedral.
Russian poet Pasternak obituary. Kenneth Earnest recovers
from snake bite from Australian Tiger Snake. Interesting
story about the volunteer firemen of La Boca, Argentina
and their trip to trade in old fire engine for new in
Cortland, New York. John W. Gardner and Clinton Rossiter
on Americas National Purpose. Ad - full page two color
- Jack Harris produces Dinosaurs in Cinemascope. Cute
two page color Revlon fingernail polish ad, frosted.
Very Good - $34
Good - $24
Fair (All Good, but has library stamps.) - $14
Fair (All Good, but has minor cover marks) - $10
Life Magazine June 20, 1960 : Fold-out Cover - the busiest freeway in the busiest city, Los Angeles, California - feature on Los Angeles inside.
Charming full page color Burgermeister
Beer ad with beach art. Nelson Rockefeller demands Nixon
declare himself on issues. John D. Rockefeller IV listens
to student woes in Japan. Full page color Campbell's
soups ad with workers in tomato field near Cairo, Georgia.
Broadway's black-out ends. One of those curious historical
photos - men in hazmat suits testing cows with Geiger
counters for radiation contamination from burned nuclear
missile at Bomarc missile base near Trenton, New Jersey.
Photo of three Scandinavian princesses meeting Elvis
Presley. Singer Sammy Davis Jr. announces that he will
marry actress May Britt - "I don't care if the
kids are black, white, or polka dot.". The tale
of Adolf Eichmann's epic capture. Last residents sorrowfully
move to make room for Tuttle Creek reservoir in Kansas.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit of Thailand
in color. America's National Purpose, part 5. Photo
essay in color - Los Angeles. Peter Sellers. Visits
to the boxing training camps of Challenger Floyd Patterson
and Champ Ingemar Johansson. A Winnie-the-Pooh birthday
party for Ted Boucher. Nice full page color Buick ad
with black car. The nice story of Harry Goodridge, skindiver
from Rockport, Maine, and his friend and seal. Fashion
- bare midriffs. A winnie-the-Pooh party, Ted Boucher
of San Mateo, California, others. Neat full page color
Richfield gasoline ad with fly fishing scene. Neat full
page color Friskies dog food ad with Schnauzer dog sitting
up and wearing leather pilot's helmet (same ad in 10-24-60).
Good - $15
Fair (All Good, but cover has creases and some wear) - $10
Arnold Palmer, new hero of golf, surmounts the miseries
of Denver's altitude and wins US Open at Cherry Hills,
he beats Ben Hogan, some of the golfers need supplemental
oxygen! Full page color White King detergent ad with
grubby boy, art by J. Vance. Follow-up letter and photo
pertaining to Mt. McKinley rescue (LIFE June 6, 1960).
Riots in Japan cause cancellation of President Eisenhower's
invitation. Honor student Stephen Bayne turns down prize
from the American Legion. Photo essay - Alaska's animals.
US shot-putters break records, includes photos of Bill
Nieder, Dallas Long, Parry O'Brien, Dave Davis - training
still seems to include just plain eating a LOT. Neat
two page color General Motors ad with the Pontiac Bonneville
Custom Safari station wagon car and the Ranger III ship
(that goes to Isle Royale), Mount Ripley ski area in
background in Hancock, Michigan, map of Isle Royale,
art by Ben J...?. Australian singer Diana Trask. Pinafore
kit helps home sewers. Historical surgical transplant,
kidney, John Riteris, Andrew Riteris. Russians in Korea
- the hidden bosses. Boxing champ Archie Moore opens
film career in Huckleberry Finn. 49 cub scouts are turned
loose in a candy factory, Manufacturer Mark Heidelberger
in Philadelphia. Cute full page photo of Kip Koehler
holding a mermaid, Louanna Gardner. Cute full page color
Pepsi-Cola ad with scuba diving theme.
Good - $12
Fair (Generally Good, but cover is rubbed and first 3 pages have a rough edge) - $7
Life Magazine July 4, 1960 : Cover - Michigan political candidates parade in Lansing - fold-out cover photo.
Preconvention special issue about American Politics. Three
page Savings and Loan Associations ad for "Independence
Day." Pictorial guide to Los Angeles' sports Arena
with names of locations of Democratic delegates, followed
with a map of American geography as seen by the professional
vote seeker. Nice two page color Swift's Premium meats
ad with four boys in red hats eating hot dogs. Pet dogs,
a politician's best friend - who has what kind of dog.
Full page color Richfield gasoline ad with nice beach
scene. Big color paintings of ten different US presidents
from history. Humorous piece "We can't nominate
HIM" by Robert Wallace. The lowly precinct, where
the political activity begins. Geri Joseph of Minneapolis,
Minnesota. Religious bias plagues American politics.
Extremely cute full page color Bell Telephone ad with
little girl in frilly pink diaper. Today this title
means something else entirely - "Gay campaign paraphernalia"
- it was an article about banners, hats, lanterns, campaign
buttons and such. Northwestern University has fake National
Very Good - $25
Good - $15
Fair (All Good, but cover is creased) - $7
becomes independent, article includes a map of Africa
with country names and status for independence - very
different from today's map. Great full page color Friskies
dog food ad with beagle in army helmet and dog tags.
A cute series of photos of toddler Clark McCombe. Full
page Walker's de Luxe whiskey ad with photo of surfing.
Scandal at the Kenny Foundation. Photo essay - sharks,
incl. facts swimmers should know. Another cute two page
Volkswagen ad shows the current model and the oldest
model (1945) - they look almost exactly the same. Photo
essay - the Rockefellers. Nationwide response to the
National Purpose series. Survivor of Agadir earthquake
finds her rescuer, follow-up to the Morocco story, Sue
Martin. Yummy looking ice cream pie with curious bouquet
made with baby bottles, includes recipe - Gold Medal
flour ad, full page color. Creepy two page color art
of huge shark lurking in wave, art by Augustu Peck (I
think), other cool shark art and photos in the article,
photos of attack survivors Suzanne Theriot, Eddie Dawkins,
Douglas Lawton, Albert Kogler (dying). Radio - Helen
Trent goes off the air after 27 years. Alfred Hitchcock
appears as phantom face in the foliage. A doctor and
engineer devise artificial organs that allow mortals
to function in space, Cyborg science - Nathan Kline
and Manfred Clynes, art by Fred Freeman. Prisca Bunau-Varilla
gives a party, daughter of the French Ambassador. Funny photo from wedding of Sandra and Sydney Leslie, with
toddler Howard Kruger crawling under skirts of bride.
Very Good - $25
Good - $15
Life Magazine July 18, 1960 : Cover - Ina Balin, an early look at a star-to-be (on holiday in Bermuda).
Rather cute full
page Band-Aids ad with father and son working on model
sailboat. Fun photos of people doing hand stands and
walking on their hands, Wellesley, Massachusetts high
school, Reb Moore, Berta De Fazio, Ronnie Peek, Skip
Fumia, Ken La Borne, Nancy Critchlow, others. Full page
color Minute Maid orange Bar ad, looks sort of like
a popsicle in a tube. Communism's take-over in Castro's
Cuba, includes photo of Che Guevara. Divers probe the
deep after a Navy blimp (airship) disaster off the coast
of New Jersey's Barnegat Inlet. Chaos in the Congo.
Wild Newport stomp breaks up famous jazz festival. Italy's
new ocean liner Leonardo da Vinci, great night time
photo. Trout fishing in artificial pool in Detroit at
supermarket, includes photos of Linda Goldman. Neat
full page color Ethyl gasoline ad with photo of lighthouse
at Fairport, Ohio. Photo essay - family backyard pools.
Resort fashions - shirts for men. Photo essay : In Asia,
democracy and soldier bosses (Part V) - Generals in
Thailand and Pakistan keep hope for self-government,
lots of photos of Pakistanis, all men. Wonderful artistic
photos of Olympic athletes, including track and field
events, Ed Bagdonas, Lee Calhoun, John Thomas, Don Bragg
Bill Alley, Antony Watson. One of mad Mitford sisters
explains 25 years of life in the headlines. Cute photo
from bicycling trip of Troop 11 of the Covenant Baptist
Church in Detroit, Boy Scouts. Nice full page color International Trucks ad with blue and white pickup.
Good - $15
Fair (All Good, but cover is rubbed) - $7
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps) - $7
The Democratic convention :
12 pages color report. Phony spy charge - what the USA
RB-47 bomber was really doing when Soviet fighter planes
blasted it down, includes photos of Willard Palm, Eugene
Posa, Oscar Goforth, John McKone, Bruce Olmstead, Dean
Phillips, Mrs. Bruce Olmstead, others. Lovely full page
color Newport cigarette ad with little skiff. Rioting
in Leopoldville in Congo as United Nations troops arrive.
Life correspondent Judson Gooding describes Castro,
Cuba prison from the inside. Attractive full page color
Pan American ad. Miracle at Niagara falls - 7 year old
Roger Woodward survives, James Honeycutt dies. Musicians
Judy Holliday, Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Neat full
page color Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad with people in
old fashioned swimming suits from 1893. Photo essay
- Europe's festivals from Spain to Scandinavia. Photo
essay - the women of France. Science teams finds the
cause of the Electra plane crashes. Williamsburg, Virginia
kids step back to colonial days. Charming full page
bright orange Kellogg's corn flakes cereal ad. Cute
photo of dog Cookie lying in front of fan on owner Jack
Tinney's bed, every dog lover in the world can relate
to this photo!.
Fair (Inside is Good. Cover has some wear and is loose from staples) - $18
White men flee in terror
from the chaos of the Congo. Full page Marlboro cigarettes
ad with fly fishing theme. Great Polaris submarine break-through
- missiles shot from sub give USA a mighty Cold war
advantage. A new trend in amusement parks combines learning
and fun. Photo essay - Mimi Barker, a Cold War widow,
exemplifies an unsung aspect of peace - other widows
with photos include Mrs. Dean Phillips, Mrs. Oscar Goforth,
Mrs. Williard Palm and Mrs. Eugene Posa. New space suit
described by astronaut Walter Schirra, photos of all.
Benjamin Franklin - last article in this series. Nautical
school for sailors - Herman F. Whiton purchases 8 sailing
boats of International One-Design and starts school
in Long Island Sound - photos include Robert Hunt, Herman
Whiton, Ann Dunlaevey, Ernest Ratsey. Jacqueline Kennedy
takes photographs of her candidate-husband on a newsy
vacation. Full page color Gilbey's Gin ad with Matterhorn
winter scene, art by John Moodie. Very funny photo of
Jack Penwell receiving a trophy and a kiss from Valerie
Good - $15
The Nixon-Lodge ticket. Full page Bell Telephone
system ad with defensive safe driving test. The worst
forest fires in decades threaten western forests, includes
photos of old Navy F-7F fighter plane dropping a tankload
of fire retardant. Extremely cute full page color Carnation
milk ad - sadly paired with a photo of a charred rabbit,
I'm sure Carnation wasn't pleased with that. Underwater
Persian ballet, produced by swimmer Esther Williams,
great photo of Barbara Arwood, Sherry Brown, and Ginger
Stolz. The Metropolitan museum gets "The Fortune
Teller" by Georges de La Tour, and other masterpieces.
Photo essay - Gina Lollobrigida. Article - Who is normal?
- article illustrated by Whitney Darrow Jr. Sure fire
recipes for teenagers, includes pizza. Tour de France
bicycle race with amazing bloody post crash photos,
photos of riders Henry Anglade, Louis Rostollan, Andre
Foucher, Roger Riviere. Heavyweight Champ Floyd Patterson
with a real crown. Wonderful photo of Liam Sean Horey,
8 months, sleeping in floating ring. Nice two page color
photo of Detroit's John C. Lodge Expressway as part
of Good Year ad.
Very Good - $25
Good - $15
Fair (All G, but cover rubbed) - $7
Full page color Chef Boy-ar-Dee Ravioli ad, bite-size
meat pies. Full page Maidenform girdle and bra ad with
Ceil Chapman. Charmingly candid photo of the three royal
youngsters, Princess Anne, Prince Charles, Prince Andrew.
Cute full page color Carousel ice cream ad with art of
two little kids on carousel horses, black and dapple
grey. Pittsburgh Pirate's fans hopeful in battle toward
baseball pennant, photos include Danny Murtaugh, Roberto
Clemente, Dick Groat, some history, more. New violence
in Congo, Katanga. Another odd full page color Leslie
salt ad with everything in pink. Full page Matson Lines
cruises ad for trips to Hawaii. Missing codemen may
be behind the Iron Curtain. What ails Castro? - while
Fidel sickens, brother Raul takes charge. Fashion, a
neat petticoat for little girls with an inflatable ring
to make it stand out and be puffy. Photo essay - Spectacular
structures for Olympic games in Italy. Photo essay -
filming of "Let's Make Love" with Marilyn Monroe looking
pretty chunky. Movie - Bing Crosby in High Time. Doctors
are baffled by sleeping sisters, Venita and Bernadette
Fratantonio in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Prince Carl
of Wurttemberg marries Princess Diane of France. Cute
full page color Friskies dog food ad with boxer in police
Good - $35
Fair (All Good, nice, but has library stamps.) - $25
Life Magazine August 22, 1960 : Cover - Chris von Saltza and Lynn Burke,Two pretty blonde women in swimming pool - U.S. Record breakers head for Olympics.
Full page Mayo Spruce men and boy's underwear ad. Full
page color Burgermeister beer ad with nice beach art.
Fun photos of people looking up at an upsidedown house,
it was to interest people in new low-cost homes, Fort
Lauderdale, Florida, builders Norman Johnson and Hanley
Wolf. Two page ad for Gold Medallion Homes with the
Bill and Kay Parks family. Earth's orbital traffic becoming
almost All-American, Echo satellite, Robert Carroll,
Albert Pospisil, Thomas White, Robert M. White (sets
altitude record in X-15), X-15 dropping out of B-52
airplane, satellite cartoons by Edward Sorel. Photo
of Three Mississippi beauty queens, Lynda Lee Mead,
Mary Ann Mobley, Patricia Ann McRaney. Charlie and George
Finn. Sad answer to Sleeping Beauty case - Bernadette
and Venita Fratantonio (see LIFE August 15, 1960) -
their mother had been giving them large doses of barbiturates.
Folklore of America Part 5, the frontier, art by Lewicki.
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Bikini release
with great illustrative color photo. Three of his divorced
wives help Johnny Meyer celebrate his birthday. Neat
huge model of the human brain, Will Burtin. The National
Purpose, as presented by Senator John F. Kennedy.
Very Good - $25
Good - $15
Fair (All G, but spine sunned) - $7
Starting his record 85,300 foot free fall before opening
his parachute (great photos inside, too) - he rode up
to 102,800 feet in an open gondola balloon then jumped
out. U-2 Pilot Francis Powers and his family ordeal,
Red propaganda trial. Full page color Ethyl Corporation
ad with Garden of the Gods in Colorado, mesa Verde,
Rocky Mountain National Park, Glenwood Springs. Mystery
of the stunted children, Connie, Gordon and Glenda Dickerson
trapped at home by mother in Tecumseh, Ontario. The
animal, Romona from New Guinea, a cuscus, a marsupial.
Photo essay - Jerrie Cobb trains for space. Photo essay
- Steel Mills encroaching on the Indiana dunes jeopardize
a wilderness sanctuary. Elegant Iris. Nice two page
color McGregor coats ad with 8 different coats and more
with prices, art. Gene Kelly gets resounding curtain
call at Paris Opera. Sassy styles in Sausalito, at home
on houseboats. Full page LIFE ad for the Hemmingway
article coming up in the next issue. Singer Paul Anka.
Melon massacre in Metuchen, New Jersey. Jerrie Cobb
(a woman) of Oklahoma City becomes the first prospective
female space pilot, passes all the tests. Photo of Jim
Noles doing a boating stunt through flames for movie.
Vice President Richard M. Nixon and his take on National
Purpose. Handsome full page color Prell ad with jewels
in sudsy hair. A water melon eating contest in Metuchen,
New jersey, includes photos of Barbara Walp, Willy Jones,
Susan Barber, Judy Byers.
Good - $40
This issue contains "The Dangerous Summer",
Part 1 of 3, story is about bull fighting and more,
Hemmingway's actual travels. Price of speed on highways
is paid in Wilmont, Minnesota and South Hero, Vermont
- horrible wreckage photo, includes photos of victims
and families, Daigle, Decarreau, Landino, Paquette,
Soutiere, John and Lola Voss, Schroer, Bunkers, Gerber,
Buckner, others. Two page Marlboro cigarettes ad with
fly fishing theme. Rule by rifle butt takes over in
Congo confusion. Two page Haggar slacks ad with very
happy male model, looks a lot like Bing Crosby in "High
Time" in August 15 LIFE. Olympics open with pomp
and a prank, an unscheduled sprinter. Oscar Hammerstein
dies, songwriter. Ceylon's lady prime minister Sirimavo
- world's first. Two page color Swift's Premium meats
ad with the two biggest steaks you've ever seen. Great
photo of boys Greg Irvin and Donny Losby made up as
aliens for "Twilight Zone." Princess Ira von
Furstenburg has marital problems in Mexico. Boatlike
form seen near Mt. Ararat - Noah's ark? Color feature
on ants, art by Rudolf Freund. Unusual full page color
Canadian Club ad inside back cover, with Howard Martinson
and others sand skiing at Pasamayo Grande in Peru. Nice
story about Dirk Sanders and Annie Farge in Paris. Photo
of Peter White's seven sons jumping into the water,
Smithtown, New York. Full page color Kraft Grape jelly ad with bowl of gorgeous grapes.
Out of Stock -
Life Magazine September 12, 1960 : Cover - Doris Fuchs and Sharon Richardson of US Olympic team in Stadio dei Marmi.
Ernest Hemmingway's "The Dangerous Summer"
Part 2 of 3. The finest Olympic show ever, with photos
of runners Frank Budd, Dave Sime, Ray Norton, track
stadium, swimming hall, Ingrid Kramer, swimmer Paula
Jean Pope, Bob Peck, Carolyn Wood, John Thomas, Vera
Krepkina, Elvira Ozolina, Bill Nieder, Robert Shavlakadze,
Bicycle racers Knud Enemark Jensen (who died - this
started a doping scandal), his teammate Neils Baunsoe,
and others. Very nice full page color Burgermeister
Beer ad with boat Burgie II, art by C. Allen. Racial
fury over sit-ins flares up in Jacksonville. Handsome
two page color Volkswagon ad with bright red van, the
shape of trucks to come. Clinging Dakkochan doll takes
over Japan. The Dangerous Summer, Part 2 by Ernest Hemingway.
Photo essay - the people of the US / Canadian border,
includes photos of Billman Jones, Hurd Mason Cooper,
Henry Clark, Evariste Cloutier, Adrien Baufford, others.
Greer Garson in Mrs. Roosevelt in movie, Sunrise at
Campobello. Unusual two page color Top Value stamps
ad with elephant pulling sleigh in snow. Close-up -
Theodore Green. Fall fashions in Paris. Devil Pups -
boys at Marine Corps Camp in Pendleton, California.
Very cute photo of two European brown bears cubs playing
in a puddle. Nice full page color 7up ad.
Good - $30
Fair (All Good, but cover has a small edge chip and one inside page is neatly loose, nothing missing.) - $22
Broken strap plunges trapeze performer to
her death, Carmen Rosaire. Nice full page Tang ad with
color. The Dangerous Summer, Part 3 of 3by Ernest Hemingway.
Photo essay - Grandma Moses. Scientist uses a dummy
to study sounds inside human skull, Robert Hanson. Melina
Mercouri, Greek movie star. John Wayne and his $15-million
Alamo saga. More on Olympics, Wilma Rudolph, Don Bragg.
Neat photo of burning school house with children watching,
North Salem Elementary, New York. Melvin Miller of Peoria.
Curious "Sugar Information" ad which states
that sugar is good for dieters because it helps satisfies
appetite. Full page color Creslan acrylic fiber ad (fabric,
rugs). Three page color photo showing many samples of
affordable artwork. Charming full page color ad for
S & H Green Stamps "Merry Christmas in September!"
Two page cartoon by Gene Miller "The nearsighted
Mister Magoo" - it is an ad for GE Light bulbs.
Political issues including many pages with photos on
Civil equality, the negro fight for equality, including
photos of Virginius Thornton, David Gunter, Leroy Hill,
Delores Jean York, Cassandra Wilkinson, Charles Radford,
Gloria Jean Mead, Carol Irene Swann, Ruth Patillo, William
L. Dawson, and others. Photo of all the Miss America
contestants (with names and states), including Nancy
Anne Flemig of Michigan who won. War in Congo. Curious
story of Edward McClure and George Staley who switched
places in (and out) of the U.S. Army. Full page color
Friskies Dog Foot ad with spaniel (?) in a pirate hat
on the beach.
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover has a small, thin rough area at extreme edge) - $20
by America's Norman Norell - including a great full
page color photo of Norell with four long, lean models
in sequined sheath gowns, and other memorable photos.
More photos from Olympics. A great article comparing
the clothes, fashions of Jackie Kennedy and Pat Nixon.
Donna and Ethel hurricanes bring havoc to US coasts,
photos of boats driven ashore at Cransont, Rhode Island,
de-roofed Key Colony beach row, evacuated residents
of Dauphin Island in Alabama, more. Photo essay - Hopeful
launching of a proud and free Nigeria, very colorful
photos, Christians and Moslems, more. . Background for
voting, part 2 - Battle for the farm, how two parties
would solve the problem. Photo of a giant Electra airplane
laying upside-down - see related articles earlier this
year about Electras. Photo of a very young Joseph Mobutu
taking over in Congo. Rising fortunes of US osteopaths.
Strange sun sickness, Porphyria cutanea tarda, and Mrs.
Norton J. Carlson of Grand Junction, Colorado. French
sculptor Cesar Baldaccini. "Project Hope" begins taking
US medical and technical aid to needy countries - White
Fleet. Icky photos of medical experimentation on a cat
with a rat, New York State Psychiatric Institute. WOW
- this is it - the famous photo of a baby with a bowl
of pasta turned over her head, Wendy Rotes of St. Petersburg,
Florida. Full page color American Airlines ad with lots
of stewardesses, Stewardess College. Battle of the Farm,
the fight for the farm vote, includes Bradshaw, Nebraska,
Duane Burney, L. Wallace Farquhar, Joy Sporhase, others.
Two page Gold Medallion Homes ad with Alan Nelson family
of South Bend, Indiana. Another cute full page color
Hanes stockings ad with frog, art by Bobri. Full page
Bantron stop-smoking ad with Mickey Mantle, baseball.
An ice skating cocktail party, Molly and Colin Beatty.
Fair (Generally G, but has library stamps, rubbed cover, edge nick) - $8
Life Magazine October 3, 1960 : Cover - Eisenhower's historic speech at UN, great shot of delegates seated in the General Assembly hall for Eisenhower address.
Photo essay - Seventh Avenue rules the nation's style,
color photos of garment industry workers including trucker
Jose Castillo, designer Ricci Kilsdonk, model Barbara
Cummings, manufacturer Max Matlick, designer's aide
Fritzi De Majo, more. Photo essay - Freshman class 1960
- LIFE looks ahead with a realistic guide for future
College applicants, two page photo of students in Hill
Auditorium at University of Michigan, glut of students
leads to shortage of housing. Two page color Del Monte
Round-up ad with starts of TV westerns, John Smith,
Lorne Green, Michael Landon, Doug McClure. Part VI of
the Astronauts' report for Life on their training, essay
about Redstone rocket by Gordon Cooper. Enormous wheat
crop creates glut. Full page ad saluting the 25th Anniversary
of Shipsteads and Johnson Ice Follies, with photos of
the founders and some skaters. Baltimore Orioles go
to pieces against the Yanks. 8-year old Robbie Kilborne
of Gloucester, Massachusetts lands a 264 pound bluefin
tuna. California town meets epidemic threat of polio
with drive-in vaccinations, Glendale, kids getting vaccinations:
Kenny Starling, Lynne Sullivan, Roberta Navis, Mark
Detlefsen, Sharon Kay Sloo. Boys have ball at Dad's
work, Chuck Connors and his children on TV western show
"Rifleman." Very cute full page color Bell Telephone
System ad with boy in football uniform. Cute photo of
Judy (dog) and Steve Benci of Meridian, Mississippi
: Judy is sleeping in Steve's bed and Steve is sleeping
on the floor under the bed. Full page black and pink
ad for "Midnight Lace" starring Doris Day,
Rex Harrison, John Gavin.
Good - $15
photography shows the dramatic moments of the sharpening
Nixon-Kennedy campaign. Pleasant views at the U.N. building,
women staff and Ambassadors wives including Marie Weizmann,
Cornelia Faust, Myrta Tsagari, Wilma Klein, Kadiatou
Diallo, Ngaire Anderson, Joan Hsu, Cynthia Tamayo, Kshama
Fernando, Sybil Wong. Shiny new bridges span Northwestern
waters, Vancouver. Emily Post dies. Pat Nixon and Jackie
Kennedy (candidates wives) keep home fires burning.
Full page Commercial Banks ad with photo of three men
in Dodgers uniforms missing a fly ball. Dictionary of
Bostonese by Frank Gilbreth. Jim Brosnan and Ted Williams
give inside pictures on the big baseball Series. Kids
rooms can be their castles. Le Sueur Minnesota has corn
on the cob day, Corn Queen Carol Meyer, Mrs. August
Harder. Flightless birds - great art by Guy Tudor with
story, cassowaries, kiwi, ostrich, emu, moa, more. East
Bay Children's Hospital, Oakland, California welcomes
nursery schoolers on field trip to learn what it's like
to be sick and in the hospital, Nurse Delora Pitman,
kids Barbara Trutner, Cathy Taggart, Katherine Reginato.
Ex-soldier Elvis Presley plays
a G.I. baby-sitter, cute photos of him with babies.
Perils for spike heeled girls, great shots of the traps
awaiting your shoes in the city. 14-year-old Sue Lyon
is chosen to play Lolita in Stanley Kubrick's version
of the film. Mark Twain's daughter Clara Clemens Samssoud remembers her father in introduction to new edition
of his work. Just plain awesome color double-page spread
car ads for each of the following : Ford Falcon pickup,
Mercury Meteor 600 and 800, 1961 Chevy Corvair, Oldsmobile
F-85, Oldsmobile 98. Chrysler 1961 Newport. Ford
Falcon 1961 (sedan).
Good - $32
Fair (All Good, nice, but ten pages at back have either spot or chip in margin) - $15
Neat two page photo of a parade
of the 1961 model cars spiraling down a ramp at Detroit's
Cobo Hall. The hot issue of America's vitality, 12 page
article about industry, economy and growth. Lawyer Joseph
Welch dies at 69. Returning Olympic star Wilma Rudolph
gets a rousing celebration in her home town. Photo essay
- Lawmakers' wives and kin model elegant US fashions.
Full page color Sanka ad with art by John Falter. Photo
essay - Henry Lodge's campaign success interrupts a
cherished family life. Underwater vigil for a diver's
life, David Merwin helped by Donald Raymond. The Big
B-70 bomber will be too fast to be caught, too high
to be hit, illustrations by Mel Hunter. 10-year-old
Darby Collins steels the show at her sister Jane's wedding
to John Aurell. Fiber optics launch a new industry,
Dr. Walter P. Siegmund, American Optical Company, Corwin
Brumley, Bausch & Lomb. Leger Museum open in Biot,
France. Charlie Ruggles and Walter Brennan join Debbie
Reynolds in a TV dance. Carol Lawrence, after Broadway
success, has heartfelt homecoming at her old school,
Proviso High School, Melrose Park, Illinois. Revisit
to site where 92 Chicago school children died in a fire,
Our Lady of Angels School, (see also Dec. 15 1958 issue),
Marie Hartman, Patricia Del Debbio, Sister Mary Remi.
World Series report : the Pirates and the Yankees, with
Mickey Mantle. Young gorillas being raised at Milwaukee
Zoo, Terra and Tanga, keeper Lester Bulgrin. Colossal
tangle in a tank, funny underwater photo from "Where
the Boys Are," Barbara Nichols, Jim Hutton. Mrs. Bobby
Dodd feels torn between loyalties as her son's football
teach plays against her husband's (U of Florida vs.
Georgia Tech). Two page color DeLuxe toys ad for the
"Operation X-500" rocket launcher and base
Good - $13
Two page color Studebaker Lark ad. Japanese murder
- Inejiro Asanuma is killed, the most photographed assassination
in history. Princess Alexandra of Kent visits Nigeria.
Italian Streetwear Pants by designer Norman Norell and
Jacques Heim. Full page color S&H Green Stamps ad
with Mrs. Charles H. May of San Bernadion, California.
Little flower bulbs to plant now for early spring splash,
crocus. Washington DC's Congregation Ohev Sholom Talmud
Torah performs Genizah when the new American edition
of the Siddur is published. Two page color Baby Ruth
and Butterfinger Halloween ad. New movie Spartacus with
Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier and Peter Ustinov, lots
of great color photos and stunts. Lady astronaut Jerrie
Cobb in weightless tank, sensory deprivation test. Surgery
helps restore hearing to deaf Joseph F. Corey. Sergeant
Alvin York at 72. Full page color Oldsmobile Super 88
ad, car in the mountains. Laurence Olivier play Thomas
Becket to Anthony Quinn's King Henry II. Bygone builders
and architects, 10 page photo gallery by Clarence John
Laughlin, includes photo of Fire station 15 in San Francisco
(now torn down), Milton Doullut's house in New Orleans,
Moorish theme house in Galveston, more. A serious search
for weird worlds by Ray Bradbury, Project Ozma of the
NRAO, drawings by Fred Freeman. Full page color Friskies
ad with Schnauzer dog in airplane pilot helmet. Firemen's
muster at Newburyport, Massachusetts. Implausible World
Series (baseball) with Pittsburgh Pirates, many photos
including Bill Mazeroski, Mayor Joe Barr.
Good - $15
Fair (All G, nice, but a three pages have a corner tip margin water mark) - $7
Egyptian parachutist Ali Amin takes self
portraits over the Pyramids. Going gets tougher for
Catro's Regime. Two page Sunbeam shavemaster ad with
TV newscaster Kenneth Banghart stopping George Vaughan
to try out shaver on his way to work. Anita Ekberg films
in Italy, draws a bow and arrow on annoying photographers.
Young medical technician Mark Higgins is killed in Congo
in case of mistaken identity. Full page color Kool-Aid
ad with smiling pitcher of orange drink and Halloween
treats. Two half-page ads across from each other, Elizabeth
Taylor illustration by Russell Raddon Gale for
movie "Butterfield 8" with Eddie Fisher, Laurence
Harvey. Former TV quiz show queens booked for lying
to a grand jury. Colored contact lenses demonstrated
by Dorothy Parker. Kids walking on the Wibbler - Mr.
Harold Katz. Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis.
Halloween photos of his kids and their friends in costume
against funhouse mirrors, 11 pages by George Silk. Baseball
Coach Casey Stengel profile. Sviatoslav Richter plays
with the Chicago Symphony led by Erich Leinsdorf. The
light side of the campaign cartoons by Ronald Searle.
Hammarksjold boldly blazes a new path for the new United
Nations. Full page color Ponds cold cream ad with Condesa
de Quintanilla. Orphan Satsuki Nakagawa and the US Army
Wolfhound battle group. Wonderful full page color Coca-cola
ad on back cover with four ballerinas.
Very Good - $25
Good - $15
Puerto Rico - the pulpit enters politics. Two
page color Northern tissue ad show all three of the
illustrations of the "All-American Boys" from
the packaging. Many foldout maps if land surface beneath
oceans. Pictorial essay - Part 1 of a new series, New
Portrait of our Planet, Great discoveries of the International
Geophysical Year (IGY), structure of a not-so-solid
earth. Photo essay - High school football fever, includes
Linda Midyett and Carol Albers of Lawrence, Kansas,
Chuck Bowen, Janice Salisbury, Bob Kimball, Cindy Thompson,
Judy Grigg and others. US voter has moral responsibilities
by Billy Graham. Two page Polaroid Land Camera, black
and white image in 10 seconds. Martyr of the sit-ins,
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Julie Newmar, actress, dancing
poolside with college boys. Deborah Kerr and Robert
Mitchum in the "Sundowners." Champ rodeo horse Baby
Doll comes to end of the trail, Willard Combs, Checotah,
Oklahoma. Paris copies of fashions for little girls.
Photo of Gloria Swanson in black gown and red boa standing
amidst the wreckage of the Roxy Theatre, in the process
of being torn down. Funny series of photos of a huge
shaggy dog, Ch. Fessiwig Ceiling Zero with little friends
Diane Shrank and Rikki Van Rensselaer. Poet Saint-John
Perse is the Nobel Prize winner in literature. 83-year-old
woman left forgotten in New York city jail for 3 1/2
years is finally released, Hattie Hollowell. Funny photo
of George S. Wood of Lima, Ohio yawning while playing
the violin. Nice full page color Studebaker 1961 Lark
ad with grey car.
Good - $15
California State Polytechnic College has a disaster
- airplane carrying football team crashes and kills
or injuries the whole team. Great series of photos of
Maurice Baquet and his ridiculous devotion to his cello,
skiing, in the rain, swimming, on a Mont Blanc cliff.
Full page Douglas DC-8 ad with illustration of kids
boarding a plane by Mike Ludlow. Shah of Iran's third
wife has a son. Aviators fly past US patrols and try
to bomb Cuba. Sensational photo record of lions' attack,
Joaquin Barranco lost an arm but lived. California State
Polytechnic College mourns loss of 16 football team
members in plane crash in Ohio. Small photo of Marilyn
Monroe dancing with husband Arthur Miller. Californian
Dr. Willard F. Libbry winds Nobel Prize in chemistry
for his carbon-dating process for artifacts. Full page
color 7-Up ad with young bandmember, majorette, and
a goat. Pictorial essay - New Portrait of our planet,
Part 2, IGY - huge air and ocean streams, illustrations
by A. Petrucelli. Photo essay - the people of photographer
Penn, including Augustuc John, Goodman Ace, Ed Wynn,
Kay Kendall, Igor Stravinsky. Thornton W. Burgess, fifty
years a taleteller. A backyard submarine that works.
How to decorate blank walls and create vistas. Last
year's villain becomes this year's hero, Coach Murray
Warmath. The Ballad of Joe Hilderbrand, on the run in
the Ozarks. Burl Barhite and Paul Arnold's homemade
baby sub in Miami. Sophia in a movie as a princess.
Photo of boxer dog Katie riding on motorcycle with owner
Franklin Driscoll. Full page Better vision Institute
ad with closeup portrait of Steve Allen.
Very Good - $54
Good - $40
Life Magazine November 21, 1960 : Cover - Victorious young Kennedys - Jackie is pregnant, the beginnings of the Kennedy Era, the administration-to-be.
Portrait of our planet Part 3 - the Antarctic, photos
by Schulthess. Great full page color Ad for "GI
Blues" with Elvis Presley and Juliet Prowse. Armistice
day in France. Strange story of a coffin with the wrong
body in it, Jane Frost, Mary Hawthorne. Tab Hunter stands
up to charges of animal abuse and cruelty. Russian and
Chinese communists put on theatrics for the West to
guess about. Self-government on trial in Japan. TV's
first cartoon for grownups - Flintstones by Carlo Vinci.
Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller separate, poignant
photos of both of them looking miserable. Lawrence Durrell,
author of the "Alexandria Quartet" goes from
obscurity to fame. Clark Gable just before his heart
attack. Navy's Joe Bellino - football. Last of the Democracy
series, Self-government on Trial in Japan. Interesting
stage makeup, actors dressed as living mosaics for the
play "The Book of Job." Cocktail chitchat,
Earl Blackwell, Hedda Hopper, Patrice Munsel, Eva Gabor,
Rosalind Russell, more. Eichmann Confesses, preview
by Harry Golden. Linda Lee Pratt at Purdue is a baton
twirler with a hole in her boot - great photo. Full
page color Carnation Instant Milk "Magic Crystals"
ad with glass of milk and chocolate cake.
Out of Stock -
Life Magazine November 28, 1960 : Cover - Carroll Baker in white fur, she lives her role in "Something Wild" before playing it.
Portrait of our planet, part 4 -
surprises of the sun. Cute full page color Friskies
Dog Food ad with pooch in a pirate hat, might be a spaniel
or a mutt. Two page photo by Ansel Adams of the California
Sierra, Lone Pine Peak and Mt. Whitney. Adolf Eichmann
tells his own damning story - Part 1 "I transported
them … to the butcher," many background photos
of his childhood, early career as journalist. 1960 Cattle
drive out West, longest on the modern range, Cowboy
Charlie Bronson of Cedarbutte, South Dakota helps move
1,000 head to winter range in Nebraska. Hate still haunts
the South, attempt to integrate New Orleans school sets
off uproar. Clark Gable is dead - a last intimate look,
six pages of story and photos with many entertainment
greats. Japanese wreck the Golden Gate bridge for a
movie. Crown Prince and Princess of Japan, formal portrait
of Akihito and Michiko. April Olrich in a winsome witch
for Macbeth (on TV). Wendy Wagner has a job as stand-in
skindiver. St. Luke's chic show for charity in Chicago,
society ladies as mannequins, Mrs. Marshall Field (publishing),
Mrs. William Wrigley (chewing gum), Mrs. Homer Hargrave
(broker), Mrs. Charles Percy (Bell and Howell president's
wife), more. Girl gets into Harvard, Yale football game.
Sammy Davis Jr. marries Actress May Britt. Cute full
page color Northern paper towels ad. Half page Nissen
trampoline ad with small photo of Jackie Gleason. Half
page Teacher's Highland Cream ad with photo of Othmar
Schneider, Olympic ski champion and film producer.
Out of Stock -
Life Magazine December 5, 1960 : Fold-out football cover, Steve Myhra of Baltimore Colts kicks off against Chicago Bears.
Humorous full page color
La Rosa pizza ad with man in "Honorary Chief, Fire
Department New York" hat charmingly decorated with
a rose. Rather politically incorrect full page Blackstone
Cigars ad with carved wooden indians. Medieval splendor
- fabulous art of Flanders. Great spectator sport -
pro football breaks away for big gains, includes photos
of fan Al Robbins, Beverly Meyer (Giant's Cheerleader),
Pittsburgh Steeler Buddy Dial, Giant Lindon Crow, Bears
Earl Leggett, Baltimore's Johnny Unitas and many more.
Charming full page Toastmaster ad showing all the different
kitchen appliances. Decidedly unattractive photo of
J.F.K. at airport, asking how fast he can get back to
his pregnant wife. Birth of an heir to the President-elect
- photo essay of birth of John, Jr. Boom in Kennedy
namesakes, John Kennedy McInnis in Dorchester, Massachusetts,
John Fitzgerald Endsley in Dallas, Texas, John Kennedy
Spann in New Orleans, Jacqueline Bouvier Trotta in New
Rochelle, John Fitzgerald Saddler in Manhattan, John
Fitzgerald Costigan in Long Island. U.S. flings up sophisticated
satellite to help predict the weather, neat photos of
the Tiros II. Eichmann's own story Part 2, horrible
tales of Nazi Germany. Facsimiles of Bardot, a fun article
about a Brigitte Bardot look-alike contest with Robin
Nile, Cheri Caffaro, the winner. Fairy tale romance
of Baudouin and Fabiola, Las Vegas nightclub brings
in customers by air. A gregarious grouper, friendly
fish near Nassau, Bahamas likes to play with tourists
on dive trips. Tires of the future? translucent colored
plastic and lit from within. Christmas time again, full
page color Smith-Corona typewriter ad with pine tree
and gift-giving theme. Full page color Glass Container
Manufacturers ad for new glass aerosol bottles for fragrances.
Fair (All Good, nice!, but has library stamps) - $32
Ghost of Golden Gate photo. Full
page color ad for CinderFella starring Jerry Lewis,
illustration by Norman Rockwell. Gold being moved out
of the US - Fort Knox. Churchill turns 86. Kennedy works
to build his cabinet. Bobby Darin and Sandre Dee get
married in New Jersey. Mines undermine Walkerville Montana
with Mayor Jimmy Shea. Two page color RCA Victor ad-
lots of record album covers arranged as a tree. Full
page color Smirnoff Vodka ad with "punch-sytle"
puppets. Teaching toys can be assembled and disassembled
for learning, Mark David Rasmussen with a bumblebee
kit, Peter Moore and Jeff Marks with Poly-rods, gerold
Holler and Alfred Darnowski with Thinking Man kit. Advise
and Consent - Broadway hit with Brigham Anderson, Richard
Kiley, Allen Drury. Lighting designer Paavo Tynell from
Finland. New French hairdo called the Guiche by Brigitte
ls Tellier. Congo king Lukengu Bope Mabinshe loses 750
wives. Movie "Exodus" relives the Jewish struggle
for Israel, photo feature by Gjon Mili. Jackson Wheeler
swims the Hellespont.15-year-old Brend aLee is second-best
selling vocalist. Ladies bowling photos by Stan
Wyman - Phyllis Mercer, Mary Loopo, Billie Kauhs, Candy
Stanton, Sammye Thommason. President Eisenhower sets
goals for the 60s. A Candle Crown for Christmas , the
St. Lucia tradition. Christine Anderson, Karen Mattson,
Very Good - $34
Good - $24
Fair (All G, but last two pages have an open tear) - $12
Fair (All G, but cover has a cup ring) - $10
from RB-47 prisoners. Baseball's disgraceful mess, two
new teams and chaos, illustrations by Erdoes. Ronald
Searle illustrates "A Christmas Carol" by Dickens, twelve
pages of delightful illustrations and text. Full page
color Bell Telephone System ad for Princess phones for
Christmas. USAF captains John McKone and Bruce Olmstead
spend Christmas in Lubyanka prison in Moscow, accused
of spying, excerpts from their letters home. Photo of
Eleanor Roosevelt being adopted by six native American
tribes in Los Angeles. Chandelier used as stage prop
now hangs in the Angus bull barn of William Holleman
in Oklahoma. Photo essay - White Fleet ship Hope in
first mission to Indonesia, Dr. Jack Tetirick, nurse
Ann Campion, Dorothy Rivera, Captain Jack Windas. Debut
of a school of new submarines - toy subs by Lionel.
Debbie Reynolds and Cantinflas in "Pepe".
White tiger comes to live in the Washington Zoo. US
takes over the cheongsam style from Hong Kong. 563 years
between visits - Canterbury makes history with a call
on the Pope. Lerner and Loewe's "Camelot,"
with Richard burton, Julie Andrews, Robert Goulet, Robert
Coote. Grandpop in a tree, Charlie Knudson of Pontiac,
Illinois. Very funny photo of Diane Garcia crawling
into the huge mouth of Santa statue. Half page Teacher's
Highland Cream ad with photo of Othmar Schneider, Olympic
ski champion and film producer.
Good - $34
Life Magazine December 26, 1960 : 25 years of LIFE - special double issue : Foldout cover of many previous covers.
Inside three page color
Swift's Premium ad with father and boys carving roast.
Explosion of Science, atom splitting, nuclear sea power,
isotopes, wonder drugs, synthetic heart, computers, space
satellites. War and Peace for Private Teed, who was in
1942 LIFE story. An abundance of beauties, Gina, Rita,
Ava, Marilyn, Jackie, many more in black and white AND
color. Rugged ascent of Unionism, John L. Lewis of C.I.O.,
the and now photos of politicians throughout the world,
Truman, Churchill, Khrushchev, MacArthur, more. Legends
Walt Disney, Betty Grable, Shirley Temple, Bill Mauldin,
Joe Dimaggio. Cute full page color Green Giant Niblets
corn ad, which kind of corn on the cob eater are you?
Rich gift of War Art. Photographs remembered. Style and
fashion, color and glamour. Mad fads, Zoot suits, Lindy
hopping, walkathons, gold fish and bobby sox, 3-D movies.
House interiors tastes become bold and colorful. Nightmare
of the air age, air crashes everywhere. 25,000 years
of art, Jackson Pollock, Michaelangelo, Lascaux cave
painting, Haniwa tomb sculptures, Renoir, chagall, Ingres,
more. Mimes of the times, funny photo or animals, or
not? Back cover Coca-cola ad, Santa in a easy chair with
elves getting drinks and slippers for him.
Good - $15
Fair (All G, but back cover has a smudge) - $10
Fair (Generally G, but covers have light soil) - $8