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1961 LIFE Magazines For Sale
Life Magazine January 6, 1961 : Cover - Fold-out painting by C.E. Monroe Jr., Cavalry charge at Brandy station.
Civil War, part 1 of a 6 parts series : Part 1 - Deeds
of glory, illustrations by Glanzmann, Meltzoff, Monroe,
Riley, Sickles, Barnett, and Lovell. First flamingo
chick at the San Diego Zoo. Tanker ship Pine Ridge and
John Richart, the ship broke apart at seas, Richart's
story. Supercarrier Constellation burns at Brooklyn
Navy Yard. Photo essay - Kennedy's cabinet appointees.
King Baudouin takes Fabiola as his queen, Belgium, glamorous
color photos. Hector the astro-rat scheduled for launch
from France, photo in his spring-loaded spacesuit. Soprano
Eileen Farrell at the Met. Weight loss seekers turn
to mechanized home gadgets and liquid diets. Really
wild full page color Mercury ad with red Meteor car.
Close-up of " The Big Eleven," Kennedy's cabinet at
home, includes photo of Defense Secretary Robert McNamara
walking to ski tow at Aspen, Colorado with his ski gear.
Full page color ad for new Handi-Wrap clear wrap instead
of wax paper. 1.0
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Life Magazine January 13, 1961 : Cover - Clark Gable's last film, big image of Gable's face in a cowboy hat.
Old friendship with Cuba packed up to go, includes
great photo of truck piled high with luggage outside
US Embassy in Havana and story of two LIFE employees,
Paul Schutzer and Norman Ritter getting jailed. Mess
in Laos. Illuminated manuscripts command big prices
at Sotheby's in London. Neat full-page color Chrysler
Newport 1961 with skiers. Adenauer celebrates his 85th
birthday. Foot solders - photo essay, including photos
of Frank Whitehead, Ira Jones, John White, Charles Hyatt,
and others. U.S. newlyweds on Nobel honeymoon, Donald
Glaser and Bonnie Thompson. Pancho Segura - tennis.
Saturn rockets. Radcliffe's President Mary Bunting crusades
for better use of the educated woman. Sir Edmund Hillary's
evidence exposes the abominable snowman (yeti) as a
myth. Very funny midair sledding picture, Barbara Bonifas
and Sue Shumaker in Lima, Ohio. Colorful two page Del
Monte Pineapple Sun Fest ad. Photo of John Kennedy in
crowd at Orange Bowl football game. Nice two page color
Chevrolet ad with blue Impala car on country bridge,
and other cars. Series of photos of Clark Gable and
Marilyn Monroe in" The Misfits." Photo of 6 year-old
Marilyn Davis at the New York City Ballet. Unusual two
page color Pontiac ad with red Bonneville convertible
car. Ziggy the swan, Ronald Lewis. St. Tropex fashions.
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Feature article, doctor name has
been been changed to " Matthews" for the story, photos
by Elliott Erwitt. Pictorial essay - Civil War, Part
2 - The great battles in paintings by LIFE artists (see
also January 6 1961). Touring Russian gymnasts in the
US, Muriel Grossfeld, Larisa Latynina. Absolutely super
gorgeous full page color Cadillac ad with green Coupe
de Ville. Actors for "Swiss Family Robinson" have great
time on Tobago. The Jackie look - first lady sets a
new national style, including Jackie look-alike models
Jeani Kitchens, Joanne Hilem, Dorothea McCarthy, and
Eugenia McLin. Oleg Cassini is designer to the First
Lady. Prank, riot and shock on Georgia campus. Big league
spy case in Britain, " The Five" . A club rebuked for
bigotry, Scarsdale Golf Club, New York suburb. Cute
Life Savers candy ad with candies in the shape of a
fish. Funny photo of Philip Laffin in Ellsworth, Maine
getting his mail delivered to his teeth like a dog with
a newspaper. Disney makes a movie of " The Swiss Family
Robinson." Cute full -age Falcon car ad with football
theme. Back cover Coca-cola ad with ice skaters. 1.0
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Life Magazine January 27, 1961 : Cover - The Kennedy inauguration, fifteen pages of photos and summaries and the text of his speech.
Freakish jet crash - DC-8 Aeronaves de Mexico,
crashes outside New York International. Full page Walker's
DeLuxe bourbon ad with ice boater racing on Greenwood
Lake. Help too late for Texas Tower 4, nine repairmen
die, Samuel Buccheri, Henry Schutz, Vincent Brown, David
Abbott, Edward T. Robertson, Vincent Yavrosky, Raymond
Martel, William Ide, Aram Haroutunian. Full page color
Four Roses Whiskey ad with men on the deck of ski lodge,
lift in the background. Photo essay by Carl Mydans -
Harsh magic of Moscow winter, ten pages in color. Photo
essay - Actress Ann-Margret Olson makes her big screen
test. Ivan Pasternak's love Olga Ivinskaya sentenced
to forced labor in Soviet camp for her association with
deceased author of " Dr. Zhivago." Astronauts exclusive
report, Part 7 by John Glenn. Lucky number contest lures
depositors in a Glendale California savings bank, Minnie
Robirds, Brent Givens, Domenic Di Franco. Durrell reunion
at the family zoo, British writing clan. Two page Zenith
TV ad with image of Red Skelton on " screen." Very attractive
full page color Smirnoff ad with lady on tropical isle
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Life Magazine February 3, 1961 : Cover - Queen Elizabeth in India on a painted and bejeweled elephant, grandeur and good times on Queen's tour.
Inside cover full page color
S&H Green Stamps ad with two women at the grocery
store. " Little man" Fred Norman makes leaping basketball
shots at Miami Jackson Senior High, with the help
of a trampoline. Seizure of Santa Maria, captured by
modern day pirates in the Atlantic, story by crew member
Carlos de Carvalho. Greetings for RB-47 fliers who had
been held as " spies" in Moscow, Freeman Bruce Olmstead
and John McKone. Civil war, Part 3 - the soldier's life,
with illustrations and period photos. Playwright Tennessee
Williams writes fiery heroines portrayed by actresses
Anna Magnani, Vivien Leigh, Geraldine Page, Katharine
Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor. A new and mighty mortar may
bring about a great change in masonry, uses epoxy. British
cartoonist pokes gentle fun at a group of monks, Phelix
(Hugh Barnett). Doll-like hats for grown-up dolls. Sixteen
bachelors and date no. 1,176 have lunch at a San Francisco
club, Judie Collier. Outrageous full page color Maidenform
bra ad with woman in cape in boxing ring.
Good - $12
Fair (All G, but has two very small holes through all pages, not very noticeable) - $6
the first astrochimp. Mercury, Samos, Minuteman, a great
triple play in US space race. The training of the astrochimps.
Fabulous cruise of the Santa Maria and what happened
aboard (see also February 3, 1961), story by passenger
Nat Logan-Smith. Half page Ford Flacon ad with Charlie
Brown and Linus cartoon by Schultz. The "sell America"
bill. Photo essay by Howard Sochurek- Jet speed and
congestion multiply dangers in crowded air so safety
must be achieved, hazards of modern aviation, air safety,
air traffic control. Cuisenaire rods teach math concepts
to young students at New York's New Lincoln School,
Lisa Tern, Susan Goldman, Wendy Lawrence, Sally Ginsberg.
Phil Silvers in " Do Re Mi" . Photo essay - Dillinghams
of Hawaii. New Alateen groups help teenagers face up
to life with alcoholic parents, AA. Increasing popularity
of sailboat racing, including photos of Jim Van Voost
and David Hanafourde in Biscayne Bay, Florida. Leontyne
Price makes a thrilling debut at Met. Glenn Ford and
Maria Schell in " Cimarron" . Simple cartoon-style full
page Tea Council ad " when you feel you've been through
the wringer" .
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Life Magazine February 17, 1961 : Cover - Shirley McClain in a dual role of My Geisha, many photos of her learning to be Geisha at Gion school in Kyoto.
of anarchy in the Congo, war, disease, famine. Crazy
winter photos, falling policeman John Ellen, Amish farmers
shovel snow. Lady doctor in the white house, Dr. Janet
Travell. Full page Cadillac 62 coupe ad. Photographer
Michael Peirce takes pictures of children watching TV.
Starved Rock, Illinois triple murder suspect Chester
Weger, investigators Bill Dummett and Wayne Hess. Art
Linkletter in " People are Funny" and " The Bible Man"
. Two page color International Trucks ad, pickup and
wagon. Carol Christensen is dressed by Mobot the robot.
Zero Mostel in Rhinoceros. Civil War part IV - General
James M. Gavin. Civil War weapons that caused a change,
many period photos and diagrams of weapons and transportation.
Brought to book for crime - library detective Harold
Roth. Kennedy's best men move into power - Robert S.
McNamara, Dean Rusk, Adlai E. Stevenson. Ad color for
Northern Snow White Tissue. Full page color Baby Ruth
ad. Albert and Anne Burke live like millionaires for
Very Good - $34
Fair (All G, but has a mildly water marked margin and cover crease) - $12
United Nations faces gravest crisis. Lumumba's legacy
in Congo. Laurence Owen dies in plane crash that kills
US team, all 17 members of the figure skating team die.
Cute full page Commercial Banks of the US ad with small
boy trying on his father's tie and looking in mirror.
In new fad, Canadian college students push beds around
for exercise - bed races. Electric company scandals.
" The Octoroon" at the Phoenix Theatre. Spring jackets
of artificial flowers. Photo essay - the Southwest,
Acoma Pueblo, San Xavier del Bac, Superstition Mountains,
Mrs. James Macia and Fred Bennett in Tombstone, Petrified
Forest, Mark Zoppel and sisters at Death Valley dunes,
Marineland, Las Vegas. Ohio State's basketball big year
for Jerry Lucas. Photo essay - Dog show biz, family
dog entered in Westminster for fun. Maya pottery brought
up from Guatemalan lakes by divers under direction of
Stephan de Borhegyi of Milwaukee Public Museum. A Jew's
15 year search for Adolf Eichmann, Tuviah Friedman.
Spring Jackets with flowers. Jerry Lucas leads Ohio
State basketball. Harold DeGarro housepainting on stilts
in Los Angeles. Full page color BMC (British Motor Car)
ad with skiers at Sugarbush Valley, Vermont. Full page
Walker's DeLuxe whiskey ad with snow skier being pulled
behind flying ariplane, aerial ski tow at Lake Placid.
Good - $12
Fair (All G, but a few pages have a water marked margin) - $7
Fair (Generally G, but cover is rubbed) - $7
Feature article about
the Redstone launch team by Loudon Wainwright, photos
by Ralph Morse. Interesting two-page timeline of Russian
and US space projects. Great two page color photo of
Jerry Lews on the camera boom in front of lavish 3-story
set for his movie " The Ladies' Man." Two page color
International Travelall ad, " family room on wheels."
Full page color Ford Comet ad with skiers on slope illustration
by B. Peak. Debut of the S.S. Oriana, biggest passenger
ship to sail the Pacific, Captain Clifford Edgecombe.
Homework - as families endure it, educators debate it,
photo essay by Robert W Kelley, Robert and Mary Riesenmy
family of St. Louis. Spring Paris fashions photos by
Mark Shaw. Ingrid Bergman on TV and Movies. Belgian
led army props up Congo's Katanga's Tshombe. De Gaulle
stretches 180 feet tall in a Paris painting. Making
the tax mess worse, Civil War Part 5, Gaiety and dread
on the home front, by Margaret Leech. Great photos of
Civil War currency, sheet music covers, book pages,
Valentines(!). Computers outdo man at his work now -
and soon may outthink him, Dr. Everett Yowell, John
M. Riley, Albert I. Schott, Gloria Kaiser, Eric Murphy
at National Cash Register Data Processing Center in
New York. S.S. Oriana makes her maiden voyage. Full
page color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad with two skiers
awaiting start of ski race. Full page color Canadian
Club whiskey ad with snorkeling and scuba diving scene
with giant clam, George Leavens.
Very Good - $48
Anguish of men without work,
most photos taken around Johnstown, Pennsylvania - John
Spaid, Steve Alexander, Jonathan Kimback. " Jack jumping"
at Big Bromley Mountain in Manchester, Vermont, lift
operators leave work on boards attached as seats to
sawed-off skis, Earl Jones. Nice two page Chevy Corvair
ad with car in a snowstorm on a back road, rally racing
theme. Photo essay - microelectronics. Photo essay -
horsey hideaway for Kennedys' - Glen Ora. The US and
the United Nations. Patterson and Johansson prepare
for the big fight in Miami, boxing. Golden glow for
the home, far-out photo of woman in gold lame against
still life of gilt home furnishings. Metropolitan Museum's
Etruscan treasures turn out to be fakes, forger Fioravanti.
Rhododendrons, four pages of color photos of lavish
plants. Zebra "Ribbons" is a cow pony. Kennedy estate
at Glen Ora. Pee Wee Hockey, Michael Mitchell, Jim Keech
of Ottawa and Richard Boyer, Philip Beaney, and Mark
Amis of Lake Placid. Crosby and Chevalier combine talents
for TV special. Angela Lansbury and Joan Plowright in
" A Taste of Honey." Party in 30 room castle in Tennessee,
Paul Telthorster family. Full page Volkswagen ad with
four Beetles stacked on each other to demonstrate four
coats of paint.
Very Good - $25
Good - $15
Poor (All G, but Table of Contents page is loose and matching page is missing, this is the miscellany photo) - $5
Peace Corps takes
fire in college with many photos of participants. Holy
Loch's unholy row, Scottish base. Pictorial essay -
Civil war, Part 6 - the great single event of our history.
Photo essay - Irish in America, part 1, including photos
of San Francisco hurling team, Catherin Hannon Kelly,
Hannora and Kathleen Deely, Ann Morris and others. The
President's voracious reading habits. Peace Corps catches
fire in colleges, Mike Fitzgerald at University of Missouri,
Mary McAuley at Occidental College in Los Angeles, Jim
Mitchell at Ohio State, Olympian Rafer Johnson, more.
Irradiated dummies help researchers improve cancer theory.
Comic triumphs of Bob Hope and Lucille Ball. Japanese
baseball team works out with the Dodgers. Great photo
of churchyard full of horse-and-buggy rigs as modern
Mennonites come to church in Waterloo, Ontario. Patricia
Morelli of Portland, Maine impresses Sperry with her
request for science fair models and gets a Polaris missile
for her schoolyard. Warm memories of Hull House, Chicago.
Ernie Ford goes back to Tennessee, a party. Cute photo
of Joseph Ennis with a squirrel on his shoulder, Adrian,
Michigan. Nice full page color Buick ad with Wildcat
convertible waiting at Thornwood train station, with
New York Central train. Full page Maytag ad with 1933
wedding photo of Mr. A. W. Bell of Vandergrift, Pennsylvania.
Suspicious spending of Pierre Larcher and Raymond Rolland
Very Good - $32
Good - $22
Fair (All G, but has mild water marks along a margin edge (thin) and on a corner tip) - $11
Fair (Generally G, but missing a very small piece of an ad page, affects Columbia Records and Alka Seltzer. Library stamp) - $9
Life Magazine March 24, 1961 : Cover - Baird puppets parody TV battle that never happened, Paar vs. Sullivan.
Cute full page
Band-Aid ad with smiling little girl, bottoms of her
bare feet completely covered by large bandages. Four
tough men climb the icy "Ogre" in Switzerland, mountain
climbers on the Eiger, Toni Hiebeler, Andreas Mannhardt,
Anton Kinshofer, Walter Almberger - first winter ascent. Floyd - Ingo (Patterson - Johansson) fight, many
photos. Two page color General Motors ad, " there's
nothing like a new car for gayety." Small photo of Marilyn
Monroe at reunion for the Actors Studio. Full page color
Life Savers ad, five candies stacked up as math problem.
Photo essay - Queen Elizabeth and animals in Asia. Photo
essay - Heritage in need of help, new Nile dam will
submerge treasures, many dramatic color photos. Photo
essay - Irish in America, part 2, St. Patrick's Day
parade in New York, Harry M. Hynes, James A. Farley,
John T. Clancy, California Senator Eugene McAteer. Izumi
Yukimura, Japanese singer tours US. Eleanor Powell,
dancer. Sensible shoes in style. At 79, Picasso marries
his 35-year-old model. Full page color Libbey-Owens-Ford
glass ad with image of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
in Columbus, Ohio.
Very Good - $20
Good - $10
Fair (All G, but cover has a scuffed hole) - $6
takes decisive steps regarding Laos and freedom for
all. Photo essay - Rococo church in Germany, 18th century
church, Zwiefalten, foldout image of a sculptured cherub
and the church interior and ceiling, fourteen-plus color
pages. Full page Quaker Oats ad for tickets to movie
" Cimarron" in packages. All about insurance, how to
afford it. Small photo of Elizabeth Taylor recuperating
in London Clinic after pneumonia. Family shares pool
and trailer with Bengal tigers, Naumann family. John
Weitz, fashion designer. C.Y.O. cheerleaders in a contest,
Catholic Youth Organization, including photos of Barbara
Bleakley, girls from St. Helena's High School, girls
from Holy Name elementary, girls from Our Lady of Mt.
Carmel, Beth Ryan of Resurrection School in Rye New
York. Two page ad for Chrysler station wagon. Humorous
photos of Texas senate seat. Campaign Kitticat girls
for Jim Wright. Official color photographs of the President
of the United States (JFK). Full page color Northern
tissue ad with one of the " four little girls" illustrations..
Good - $10
Fair (All G, address label scar) - $7
Fair (Generally G, but has rubbed cover and bumped corner) - $7
Life Magazine April 7, 1961 : Cover - Fold-out photo of men ocean-fishing from boats, Harry Vernon off Biscayne Key, Florida.
Presidential rocking chair starts new nationwide craze,
great set of historical photos of noted rocking chair
aficionados including Mark Twain and Woodrow Willson.
Now she's on a tightrope above the city, dreaming again
about running around in only her bra, full page Maidenform
ad. SEATO talk tougher over Laos. Bacl cover Coca-Cola
ad with young couple under picnic table in the rain.
The Mohole, drilling through the earth's crust. We could
pass Russians in space with solid fuel boosters. Photo
essay - salt water anglers, William K. duPont Carpenter,
Mike Lerner, Gus Zarkades, Vlad Evanoff, Zane Grey.
Photo essay - Servant problem, part 1. Two missionary
women strive to teach Aucas, Elisabeth Elliot and Rachel
Saint. Lightweight styles. Walt Disney, the old pro
turns out some new movies, " The Absent-Minded Professor,"
" One Hundred and One Dalmatians," " The Parent Trap"
coming soon. Underwater anniversary recalls an underwater
marriage, Bob Smith and Mary Beth Sanger (see March
8, 1954). Nightclubs, tropical humor. Looking for a
maid, Dorothy Fuller Englehaupt in Chicago. Marines
practice leaving a sinking copter at Camp Pendleton.
Close-up - the many sided life of Sir Charles Snow.Two
page color Revlon ad for new color, honey bee pink.
Neat fake volcano for movie, "Devil at four o'clock"
Very Good - $22
Good - $12
Fair (All G, but rolled at spine) - $7
Historic photo discovered of scene of Lincoln's
death after he was taken from theatre, Julius Ulke photographer.
Picture study of Adolf Eichmann, how he spent his time
in jail. Secret Cuban revolt comes out into the open.
Cuban refugees in Florida, how they are coping. Full
page color TANG ad with picture of young man kissing
a girl on the cheek. Icebound trip of a stout little
ship, the "William Carson" bound for Nova Scotia gets
stuck in pack ice for 172 hours, Joseph Coonrod and
family from Newfoundland. Thailand's Buddhas on display
at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Norman L. Widen of
Onalaska, Wisconsin - pilot, receives souvenirs from
the man who shot him down in WWII, Anton Hafner. Photo
essay - earth's second layer is tapped, mohole in the
Pacific Ocean. The servant problem, Part 2, hiring workers
from abroad. Fashion, elegance in chiffon. Half page
color Dickies ad with Pat Boone. Debut of John Clark
Gable. Jackie Gleason soberly acts himself as a drunk.
Sequel, bed races hit the desert. Funny photo of two
giraffes with one head. Statues of Buddhas. Center spread
two page color Kool-Aid ad, bright and graphic images
of smiling pitchers of drinks. Russian Moiseyev troupe
is first to dance rock n' roll on the stage of the Metropolitan
Opera House, color photos. Another lovely Cadillac car
ad with jewels.
Good - $15
Fair (All G, but cover has mild wear) - $7
Fair (All G, with nice cover, but last few pages have an edge nick) - $7
19 pages on Space :
inside Yuri's capsule, celebration in Moscow, Impact
on Washington, US space future. At the Eichmann trial.
Full page color Valiant ad with car in front of blimp.
Photo essay - work to preserve wilderness areas, Cape
Romain, South Carolina, Olympic forest, Cascade Pass,
Okefenokee Swamp, Big Bend Texas, Quetico-Superior.
Black magic in Africa, witchcraft and sorcery. New concepts
for space flight, concept illustrations by Robert McCall.
Sidney Poitier in " Raisin in the Sun." Surveyor of
the moon is expected to transmit direct information
by 1963. Kind way for mouth X-ray is developed. Latin
version of " Winnie-the-Pooh" is surprise best seller
of 1961. Elastic fabric in high style. Close-up - Alan
Watts and Zen. Gary Player, Masters champ's curious
victory, golf. Red Skelton is top US clown, backstage
photos of a worrier. Party - teen age astronauts take
a flight, including Tommy Marks and Mark Depp and Judy
Herr. Full page color Carnation evaporated milk ad with
recipe for stuffed hamburgers. Cute full page color
Lucky Whip ad with small boy putting mound of whipped
cream on bowl of gelatin.
Good - $17
In Cuba we took a hell of
a beating and here's why. De-sanctified saint Philomena,
book by Sister Marie Helene Mohr. LIFE photos win awards,
football kickoff by George Silk, horse race by Mark
Kauffman, Yale Joel, Leonard McCombe. Leo Durocher and
Umpire Jocko Conland, baseball. J.F.K. - color photos
inside the White House. Three editorials on Castro.
Vatican moves to de-sanctify Saint Philomena. Murchisons
and Allan Kirby, biggest proxy fight ever. Brave woman's
ordeal in Siberia - Mrs. John Armonas. Steve Allen's
family frolic, his mom Belle Montrose and wife Jayne
Meadows onstage with him. Ringling Brothers circus elephants.
Cute full page color Friskies Dog Food ad with baseball
theme and spaniel dog with brown eye brows. First grade
school children help solve murder of teacher Mrs. Josephine
Keane. Cute two page color Swift's Premium (meat) ad
with father feeding twins at same time. NEAT two page
color photos of entire alphabet in signal flag jackets
(on people) at NewPort Beach, jackets by Mighty Mac
of Gloucester, Massachusetts. The urge to use herbs
in cooking, color photos of mint, sage, thyme, and more.
Cute photo of spaniel dog pulling down pants of 2 year-old
Alan Leatham in Mesa, Arizona. Center spread color Swift's
Premium ad with cute picture of father feeding twins.
Good - $15
De Gaulle's victory. Photos of frogs injected with radioactive
isotopes for medical experiments at Stetson University
in Florida. Full page color Campbell's tomato soup ad
with 9 ways to enjoy your soup, one of which looks remarkably
like Cheerios floaties. U.S. gets ready to launch man
into space - we fail to put capsule into space, but
capsule escape system works fine. Turandot is biggest
opera hit in 10 years. Divers and diggers uncover treasures
and history in the Holy Land at Caesarea. The servant
problem Part 3, trying to find a perfectionist, William
Porter, Jennie Carpenter, Martha Bush of Horseheads,
New York. Brave woman's ordeal in Siberia - last part.
Full page color Glass Container Manufacturers ad for
no-deposit, no-return bottles. Steve Clark speediest
swimmer, Los Altos High School, California. Clever new
children's book - Lorenzo (fish). Center spread great
Olin ad with fierce-looking tabby cat in a box. Krupp
empire's big blowout celebration in Essen. Full page
color Four Roses whiskey ad with tennis-playing couples
Good - $15
Fair (All G, nice but cover has cup rings) - $7
Fair (All G, but cover is lightly rubbed) - $7
A-OK, the US is in space. Exclusive, Mrs.
Shepard's story. Laos goes down the drain, it could
be Vietnam and Thailand. Full page color GM Harrison
ad for air conditioned cars with illustration of polar
bear on roller coaster. Carry Back comes up to win the
Kentucky Derby. Capone heir hosts a wedding and the
mob meets the press. The present day radicals, left
and right, bring us neither hope nor realism. Photo
essay - romantic swing in architecture. Photo essay
- John Bird Society. Worldwide reactions counters abuse
of the man who returned $240,000, Douglas Johnson, an
honest man. Book business booms. Seattle student celebrates
her scholarship, Marcy DeCou. Inner tubes serve as trampolines,
tricky beach sport. Hillary expedition spends an oxygen-hungry
winter in the Himalayas. Youngsters at Riverhead County
Primary School in Kent learn geography on a giant map
painted on their school playground. Family tragedy unearthed
in Pompeii. Unusual vision study theorizes that perception
is partly a matter of moving, study subjects Brigitte
Alexandre and David Tierney in Boston. Hollywood housewives
smear their cheeks for charity, blacking out, including
Janet Leigh, Barbara Rush, Gloria Cahn, June Hutton,
Dean Martin's wife Jean. Cute photo of fan of new Los
Angeles Angels baseball team perched on a chimney. Back
cover Coca-cola ad of graduates in cap and gown.
Very Good - $35
Good - $25
Fair (All G, nice, but cover is mildly smudged) - $14
Fair (All G, nice, but cover has a faint cup ring) - $14
The personal story of USA's first operating astronaut.
Drama in Kansas City ball park, Charles Macomber and
Don Sneed. Inside cover Kellog's Frosted Flakes ad with
a familiar-looking tiger peering in the kitchen window.
Cute photos of 3-year-old Sanra Kunhardt pretending
each day to be a doll named Peter. Laotian king Sisavang
Vong's funeral. Finale of a music robbery, record racketeers
rounded up in New York, Inspector John Lada. Photo essay
- Artist Rene Bouche portraying Tammy Grimes, 8 pages
of sketches and painting in progress. Photo essay -
epitaph for the "Albatross." Full page color ad with
Betsy Bell on the phone. Fancy new shower caps with
flowers. Chappaqua high schoolers try out music lab,
Rick Bridgman, Lu Chaudruc, Margot Smiley, Ginny and
Betty Dickenson. Chris Taranto, amazing high school
pitcher from Biloxi. A parachute like a pinwheel. Tiny
heart regulator is implanted in Brooklyn housewife.
Richard Fisher's Massachusetts-made boat is nearly unsinkable.
Peter Ustinov in " Romanoff and Juliet." G.E. Engineer
John Schmidt designs gadget to help victims of Stokes-Adams
disease, micro electronic is implanted in Mrs. Rose
Cohen of Brooklyn. FBI steps in to solve mother's dilemma
with mixed up twins with footprints. Full page Aetna
Casualty ad with photo of small, worried boy getting
an inoculation in his behind. A bevy of bassets on a
bash, party. Arthur Dubs of Medford, Oregon gets biggest
polar bear and has it stuffed.
Very Good - $35
Good - $25
Kennedys in Canada. Bloody beatings and a
burning bus in the South, includes photo of James Zwerg.
Laos fades. Sound of violence - new coup in Korea. Photo
essay - young Africans in U.S., including photos of
Edet Udo, Philip Maundu, Siteke Mwale, William Mbote,
Christian Ohiri and others. Gary Cooper dies, images
from funeral with stars in attendance, John Wayne, James
Stewart, Jack Benny, Marlene Dietrich. Shots from Gary
Cooper's film history. Movie " Misty" , horses. Ancient
relics found in Dead Sea cliffs cave, Yigael Yadin,
scrolls, candlesticks, skeleton, more. Full page Bell
telephone ad with curious giant Bell system antenna
for catching signals from satellite. Dried flower bouquets,
how to do it yourself. Full page Lufthansa German Airlines
ad with Pogo Poole. Interesting series of photos of
Anne Marie Edvina by ten different photographers. Very
cute full page color Lucky Whip ad with little girl
piling whipped topping on blueberries. Multiple exposure
photos of symphony by Suzanne Hausamann give visual
impression of music. Nice full page color Sun Bath tanning
lotion ad (Revlon) with lady sun bathing in boat. Dried
flower arrangements. Interesting full page color Kelly
Tires ad in redwoods. Harper Lee wins Pulitzer Prize
for " To Kill a Mockingbird." Children of stars have
Hollywood dancing school ball. Neat photo of fan catching
Willie Mays fly ball in Candlestick park, baseball.
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The crisis in
our hemisphere, part 1 - How Castro and the Communists
are working to seize Latin America. Negroes go by bus
through the South on a ride for rights, including photos
of David Dennis, Julia Aaron, Matthew Walker, Jr. and
others. Negro First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama
- National Guardsmen come in to stop riot . Charles
Boas as clown, PhD runs away and joins the circus. Full
page black and red ad for " The Last Sunset," starring
Rock Hudson and Kirk Douglas. Christopher Wren, architect,
10 pages of color photos. Judy Garland's new rainbow,
a great star is reborn. Newest in patio life. House
of the month - with central patio and others, built
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food additive for dieters, no nutrition and no calories.
Nice two page color Swift's Premium Prem meat ad with
father and two boy scout sons. Reverend William Sloane
Coffin Jr. of Yale. New chapel under construction at
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test, with photos of Marjorie Donnelly, Joan Silberstein,
George Maag, Lawrence Zimbler and others. Cute full
page Friskies Dog Food ad with Scottie (Scottish Terrier)
dog in tam O'shanter hat.
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meets Goldwater. Photo essay -The Public golfer, fore!
fore! - an army of sportsmen on the public links, New
York's Pelham Park, Kenneth Klemm, Jack Botteon.
Full page color Ronrico ad features Don Cayetano de
la Vega. America's new president deals with the tough
guys of Europe, De Gaulle and Khrushchev. June brides,
photos of 22 of the 205,000 women who will marry this
month, including Vanda Norgren of Denver who will
marry Olympic skier Buddy Werner, also Beryl Leli of
New york, Josephine Lowrance of Tennessee, more. Amazing
overhead photo of traffic jam in Tsukiji, Japan fish-selling
district. Prescription for stutters, get mad, Psychologist
Murry Snyder. In color - shellfish from many US regions,
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plus weddings in Seville, Naples, Hon Kong, India, Germany,
more. Photo essay - Latin America, Part 2 - shocking
poverty spawns Reds. Colorful full page White King detergent
ad with woman in amazingly watermelon-colored hairdo
and mod background. Editorial - the costly trip to the
moon. Nervi designs a palace for Italy. In color - Russia's
elite scientists, artists and athletes including Puppeteer
Sergei Obraztsov, Planemaker Andrei Tuplev, Chemist
Nikolai Semenov, Ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, more. Glamorous
full page Cadillac ad with gold embroidery from the
Boston Museum of Fine Arts and jewels by Harry Winston.
Close-up - Newton Minow, head of the FCC. Limber Eddie
Foy, dancer. Religion and the schools, historic bitterness
lies behind new conflict n a great national debate.
Latest tricks in travel : easy-to-tote jet wardrobe,
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Bobbie Cato continuing to dance after having lost a
shoe, Fayetteville Senior High school. Full page color
Glass Container Manufacturers ad with returnable bottles.
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John Clark Gable's christening. Full page ad for " By
Love Possessed" starring Lana turner, Efrem Zimbalist
Jr., George Hamilton, more. Goldfine case, he describes
friendship, gifts and the way Eisenhower reacted to
his imprudence. SAC alert - Operation Readiness Inspection
hits Loring Air Force Base in Maine, ORI. Nice two page
photo of Grace Kelly with Jennie Flanagan. 18-year-old
Lew Krausse Jr. is starting pitcher for Kansas
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Loyalty Group ad with painting of Sergeant William Jasper
by F.C. Yohn. Backache - its cause. Photo essay - Harvard's
325th commencement. In color - Danish pleasure park
Tivoli, twelve pages of sumptuous photos by Mark Kaufmann.
Oskar Kokoschka, painter and teacher, at his famous
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illegal and widespread ways students pass exams. Full
page color Canada Dry ad, sodas in flavors and cans.
Cute photo of Cindy Breig, infant, with dog Bimby.
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The world's crookedest horse race, the Palio in Siena
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kids cooking hotdogs over campfire on the beach. The
intimate papers of John Adams part I, photos by Andreas
Feininger. General Khrushchev closes Berlin. Eichmann
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large synthetic quartz crystal. Billy Graham in Great
Britain. Bolivia miners in revolution. Full page color
Granny Goose potato chips ad. Al Hirt, jazz player in
a club and with his family. Photo of bellhop race in
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more than 50 years and celebrating courtesy of the Cleveland
Press. Photo of three Miss Americas in Atlanta, Mary
Ann Mobley, Lynda Lee Mead, and Nancy Anne Fleming.
Cute half-page US Savings Bond ad with small girl climbing
up on kitchen counter. Two page full color Enco ad with
photo of tornado that hit Scottsbluff, Nebraska in 1955.
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Full page Serta Mattress ad with baseball theme, the
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Wood Burner" train in the railroad museum at Greenfield
Village. Biggest American Medical Association convention,
what your doctor learned at it. Small photo of Joe DiMaggio
as ex-wife Marilyn Monroe is carried into hospital for
gall bladder surgery. All-start cast in whodunit " Who
Killed Julie Greer," including Ronald Reagan, Mickey
Rooney, Lloyd Bridge, Edgar Bergen, more. Britain's
Susannah York is an actress headed for fame. Exhilarating
sport of baton-passing by parachutists, color photos
by Charles Bonnay at Orange, Massachusetts Sport Parachute
Center, sky-divers Steve Boyle, Lew Sanborn. Excellent
full page color Friskies dog food ad with Schnauzer
dog wearing brown cowboy hat. Secret moments of Kennedy
campaign, illustrations by Arthur Shilstone. Half page
Bell Telephone System ad promotes teaching by closed
circuit TV. Better living news from the beach - fashions,
games and more.
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of Danger - In pictures, Hemingway's fascination with
bravery and death, his funeral. Memoir of Hemingway
by Archibald MacLeish. Full page color Kool-Aid with
frosty smiling pitcher of purple. MacArthur's welcome
in the Philippines. Sandswept defense of Kuwait. Higher
and mightier Hoffa, Teamster Joe Silvaro wears a Hoffa
sticker on his belly. Cute photo of two nuns from the
Vincentian Sisters of Charity bowling in full habits
in Pittsburgh. Israel's big rocket lift. Navy's seagoing
lady sailor - Charlene Suneson. Latin America's story
of turbulence Part 4. Aqua bobber - strange new water
play " toy" for adults, Sharon Beeman at shopping center
in Michigan. Big names in small summer theatres, Ginger
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Julie Newmar, more. Full page color Glass Container
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of soda. Charming photo of 4 year-old Bobby Keene with
his dad, Tom Keene, all outfitted to go scuba diving.
Good - $48
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Life Magazine July 21, 1961 : Cover - Flavio da Silva's Rescue from Rio de Janeiro thanks to LIFE readers.
military planes are eye-poppers. Navy blimp deflates.
Full page color Glass Container Manufacturers ad with
sealable glass jars and glass of iced tea. Full page
color S&H Green Stamps ad with smiling woman in
front of glassware. Model agent John Harkrider recruits
male models. Life rides the Trans-Siberian Railroad
- fourteen pages of photos by John Launois. Splendrous
art of Gustav Moreau - color photos. Howard Hawks casts
newcomer Michele Girardon in Hatari. Cold soup recipes.
Teen fashion trends- self-decorated sneakers and oversized
t-shirt-dress-top. Hose of the Month, Frank H. Godfrey
home designed by Edwar J. Seibert in Sarasota, Florida.
Unusual full page Canadian Club Whiskey ad with Snowless
Ski Jump outside Oslo in Norway, skier Peter Thyness.
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America. Part 5, fourteen pages of dramatic photos
of a diverse terrain and people. Nice full page color
coffee, two women in soft focus at a kitchen table.
Full page Maytag washer ad features unnamed family in
West Hyattsville, Maryland with five boy children. Fears
of border closure in Berlin, east to west exodus continues.
Second U.S. man in space, Virgil Grissom.Full page black
and red ad for " Come September" starring Rock Hudson,
Gina Lollobrigida, Sandra Dee, and Bobby Darin. Can
the dolphin learn to talk, psychophysiologist John C.
Lily in Miami, dolphins Elvar and Tolva. Little League
baseball in Danville, Indiana, including photos of Eric
Lawrence of Printer's Devils, Rex Givan and mother Pat
Givan, Barry Wilson. J.F.K.'s jolly dodger - Pierre
Salinger. Graphic photo from
the " Running of the Bulls" in Pamplona. Cute photo
of Ellen Elizabeth Tsaloff, age 19 months, of Ishpeming,
MIchigan getting her hair bow fixed. James Earl Jones
in theater production of " The Blacks." Nice photo of
Queen Juliana of Netherlands bicycling. Bonco rider
Willie Little Bear in his last seconds on the horse
before falling to his death in the Calgary Stampede.
Full page color gilbey's gin ad with illustration of
skiers in front of the Matterhorn by John Moodie. 1.0
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Life Magazine International Edition July 31, 1961 : Cover - Leslie Caron (This is the same cover as on the June 30, 1961 regular issue of LIFE, but with different words in upper right). Full page plus photo of London man peering into little minicabs, a new arrival in the London taxi scene. Many letters to the editor about the Rabindranath Tagore article in LIFE International May 8, 1961). Two page ad for P & O Orient Lines, showing what all is happening at 4 in the morning, nice. Full page photo and caption of Sir Compton Mackenzie. Full page color Anglia car ad, at the Colosseum in Rome. Quite a few ads in this issue : Imperial Chimical Industries for Fortel, Matsushita Electric for refrigerators, two page Taunus by Ford, Player's Navy Cut cigarettes, more. The Berlin countdown, Khrushchev told the West to clear out. Southern California Unicycle club. Warm affection for a U.S. hero and the U.S., General Douglas MacArthur visits the Philippines. Chantilly, France and Son et Lumiere. Treasure hunting underwater at Roman Caesarea, Israel, and some on land, Ed Link, Marion Link. Large Feature on Ernest Hemingway. Sound of Music etched in light, orchestra playing, Zurich. The play "The King of the Dark Chamber." And other theater spotlights. Gourmet guide to Germany, Austria and Switzerland, from Stubenkuken to Sachertorte, Hotel Eisenhut. 1.0
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latest in family fallout shelters. Backlash from Bizerte.
Iranian queen Soraya's summer idyll. Full page Carnation
evaporated milk ad with recipe for no-bake whipped angel
food pie. Mitzi Gaynor wows Las Vegas, photos of her
in four different costumes. Photo essay - 312 mile adventure
on the Colorado River, below Glen Canyon, with Georgie
White. Wayne Wilson in Plastic ball " boat" on Colorado
river. Deepest dive ever made, Hannes Keller Ken MacLeish
in Lake Maggiore to 728 feet. Donna Reed and costar
Coco, the 138-pound poodle. Sun pleasures and perils
: sun worshipers and sun tanning. Sir Edwin Landseer,
artist, dog art. Virgil Grissom, astronaut, writes about
being scared. Indian ceremonies across the country.
Full page color Ethyl Corporation ad with photo of Hull-Rust-Mahoning
iron mine at Hibbing, Minnesota. The president's speech
and the draft, includes photos of Ralph Best, Edgar
and Aloha Schaefer, General Maxwell Taylor. Cute photo
of boy fleeing the women's changing room at the pool
at high speed - he had entered by mistake. Full page
color Heublein Cocktails ad featuring Tony Randall.
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Life Magazine August 11, 1961 : Cover - Sophia Loren - photo essay by Alfred Eisenstaedt and article.
Off day among
the occult by Stanley Karnow. Maya mystery - ruins in
Guatemala. Life tours the Northwest, photos by J. R.
Eyerman, Yosemite National Park, Crater Lake, Grand
Coulee Dam, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Golden
Gate Bridge. Full page color Kool-Aid ad with big frosty
smiling pitcher in green. Junior Fashion - girls show
their knees, includes photos of Susan and Sherry Anderson
of Seattle, Nancy Gore at Vanderbilt, and Lane and Jane
Kelley. Nice full page Western Flyer bicycle ad. LIFE
guide to State Fairs. Photo of a huge smoke ring in
Canada, Alberta caused by 100 tons of TNT. Young American
musicians abroad, including photos of : Susan Baldwin
in Amsterdam, Arthur Baker in Japan, Arlene Weiser,
Jane Budworth in Berlin. Full page color Smirnoff ad
with swallow arriving to perch on the glass. 1.0
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Fair (Generally G, but back cover has cup rings) - $12
Fair (Generally G, but has water marking along the spine) - $9
Life Magazine August 18, 1961 : Cover - Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris in front of photo of Babe Ruth.
Frank Talk on
Youth and Sex by Ann Landers. Will Yankee sluggers,
smash 60 homers - the real odds? Robert Kennedy attends
the independence ceremonies in the Ivory Coast. Full
page color Glass container Manufacturer ad with tall
beverage bottles. Russia's Titov returns from17 orbits
of the planet. Forest fire above Hollywood, dramatic
color image of the Hollywood hills ablaze at night,
includes color photo of airplane N7961C dropping fire
retardant. Another skyjacking, Pan American jet en route
to Guatemala. Art of China, collection hidden for decades
on island of Formosa, 12 pages in color. Photo essay
- The odds on Mantle or Maris breaking Babe Ruth's home
run record, baseball. Full page color ad for " P-F"
shoes, by B.F. Goodrich and Hood. After a spell of successful
spying in the US, a former Communist agent finds Americans
easy prey for espionage, they talk too much, Pawel Monat.
Ann Landers offers straight talk on sex and growing
up for teens. Actresses going over-the-top about certain
colors, Tina Louise and red, Jayne Mansfield and Zsa
Zsa Gabor in the pink (with a pink poodle, of course).
Goofy photo of two Danish workmen in Copenhagen. Lovely
full page color Gilbey's Vodka ad with lady in red.
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Full page color Post cereals and TANG
ad, buy them both and get free white " hobnail" design
glass and bowl. Oops, photo of paratrooper landing in
the top of his comrade's open chute. Hemingway's last
words letter reproduction. On the brink in Berlin -
start of the Berlin Wall, closing of the gate. Death
of a Judge - Learned Hand by Ernest Havemann. Two page
Standard Oil ad with close-up photo of " skin diver"
in helmet and water up to his nose. Up the impossible
wall - Mt McKinley, Annibale Zucchi, Romano Perego,
Ginacarlo Canali and Luigi Alippi amazing ascent photos.
Ole Miss beauty queens - Sarah Kay Burns, Annice Raye
Jernigan, Rita Wilson. W. R. Hearst leaps in journalism
by W. A. Swanberg. Diane Ellison wins women's world
billing title at Hayward, Wisconsin. Photo of horse
race finish at Saratoga, where all the horses in the
race finished in the order of their jerseys (#1 was
first, #2 second, etc). The Pond - photos by Alfred
Eisenstaedt. Sky High house on a pedestal - Leonard
Malin's house in LA. Great full page Bell Telephone
System ad of phone booth with sign " temporarily closed,
bird nesting" and a robin in its nest on top of the
phone, White Oak, Maryland. Full page Maytag ad with
army family of David Hall, moving from Germany to Baltimore
and back to Germany with their washer.
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The First Lady tells her plans for the White House.
Neat photo of Little League team from El Campo, Texas.
Full page color Kellogg's Rice Krispies cereal ad with
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about 15 minutes! Two page Royal Typewriter ad, one
color page with typewriter, other page lists dealers.
Great full page photo of Colonel Glover Johns Jr in
uniform and looking pensive. Charming full page color
Miss Clairol hair color ad with a lovely freckled lady.
Neat illustrated report on baseball pitcher Warren Spahn,
who has just had 300th major league victory, the Braves.
Almost funny full page color Koroseal upholstery ad
with the most boring square sofa set in bright green,
stating " Show piece for unique luxury" - people today
couldn't wait to carry these to the trash. Here is quite
the quote pertaining to the New York political race
" Voters, why settle for a hack or a bungler for mayor
when you can get an incompetent?" Great photo of a row
of men with brooms, New York Whitewings and Frank Lucia.
Photo of Francoise Pellegrino being a golf caddy for
Joseph P. Kennedy, the President's father. Attractive
two page color Sears ad showing lots of items available
there. Photo essay - Surfers in California including
Larry Shaw (fantastic photo), Hugh Foster, and someone
who looks exactly like Tom Cruise. In color - the art
of Maurice Prendergast. Paris fashion, the new word
is shape, in dresses, suits, corsets. Close-up - Leo
Szillard, scientist. Warren Spahn of the Brave's, baseball. 1.0
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Ike's stand on Berlin. The wall of Berlin
is being built, border skirmishes taking place. High
wire heroics in Alps : French jet cuts cable car line
near Chamonix, those who survive must be lowered by
lines, five pages of photos from the rescue. Two page
color Seagram's ad with many stylish people at the bowling
alley. More outrageous commerce from Maidenform ad,
with woman driving red and gilt chariot, wearing plumed
helmet and her bra, of course. Monsoon season comes
to India, photo essay by Brian Brake, 20 pages in color.
Beards are back. Dilemmas of love and marriage, Part
1, changing roles for women in marriage and career.
Full page color LOF Glass ad with photo of students
studying at Ithaca Senior High School in Ithaca, New
York. Fight training underwater, 19-year-old Cassius
Marcellus Clay. Close-up - Author Mickey Spillane. Sean
Flynn, son of Errol, actor and ladies' man. Missing
art masterpieces, wave of thefts from Pittsburgh to
Riviera. Full page Volkswagen ad with image of...nothing...
" no point in showing it, it looks the same." Audrey
Hepburn nearly unrecognizable in " family" photo of
Golightlys in early scenes from " Breakfast at Tiffany's."
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How you can survive radioactive
fallout : 97 out of 100 people can be saved, detail
plans for building shelters and a letter to you from
President Kennedy. Full page color Friskies dog food
ad with black Scotty dog wearing blue and red Scottish
hat (same ad in June 2, 1961). United Nations soldiers
waging a war against war, the Congo. Dr. Henrik Forss
and his wife and children in the village of Kabinda,
Kasai. In color - US furniture designer T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings,
Greek styles. Photo essay - fallout shelters. Marshall
Kriesel, young rocketeer. Youth in the Peace Corps.
Jim Shoulders, rodeo star nicknamed "Mister Broken Bones."
An integration job in Atlanta, a quiet triumph. Neat
photo of Jim Arnold on a high bicycle, a stratocyle.
Love and marriage, Part 2 - courtship. Photo of six
RAF parachutists arm-in-arm in mid-air. Full page color
Metrecal ad, dietary supplement drink. Full page color
Schlitz beer ad with female fisherman. Full page color
Hires root beer ad with Bob Hope. Full page Mutual of
New York MONY insurance ad with Gene Roddenberry. Jack
Paar brings in extra troops to film a Berlin checkpoint.
Peace Corps, including photos of Ron Atwater, Jo Anne
Bryan, Robert Pooley, Don Preston and others. Nurses
learn how to rescue patients in hospital fires. Marriage,
part 2 - Modern courtship, the great illusion. Luis
the donkey at the C. Lazy U ranch in Granby, Colorado.
Fair (All Good, but cover has minor edge wear and nicks) - $15
Hurricane Carla, in the eye of a mighty
storm, including ordeal of Robert Dunn who lost his
family. Astronaut's vigil, Alan Shepard - project Mercury.
Full page color Green Giant ad with illustration " in
the valley." Nice photo of Mrs. Helen North with 8 children
marries Francis Beardsley with 10 children. Crew of
the Memphis Belle B-17 has reunion, Vincent Evans. In
color - Idlewild, architecture of the jet age, a memorial
to a great architect, Eero Saarinen. Photo essay - Norris
Graves and family on ranch in Wyoming on Red Fork of
Powder River. Love and Marriage, Part 3 - shadow of
divorce. More with Yvette Mimieux, two pages of color
photos. Phil Hill's victory at Grand Prix of Italy is
marred by death of Count "Von Crash", Wolfgang
von Trips, Grand Prix car race, race crash. Jack Arthur
Somer, sound engineer. Tahiti - a south seas idyll slightly
spoiled. Poppies and azaleas should be planted now for
spring, gorgeous color photos of flowers in bloom to
entice gardeners. Funny photo of hapless basset hounds
with noses through the fence at a barbeque. Full page
color Curtiss Candy Company ad for new candy, Butterfinger.
Greece and Spain link in love when Princess Sophia is
engaged to Prince Juan Carlos. Includes neat aerial
photo of cascaded oil barrel stack in Texas City.
Good - $25
Life Magazine September 29, 1961 : Cover - Dag Hammarskjold funeral, his death in Congo puts the entire UN in jeopardy.
goes down Niagara Falls in a barrel - William Hill Sr.
Red Hill, Major Hill, and Wesley Hill. Baby elephant Norma
steals food from New Jersey Governor Meyner 's plate in
Trenton. Full page color Friskies cat food ad, orange
tabby licking its chops. Two page full color Ford Trucks
ad. Ceclie Dionne Langlois of the Dionne quints gives
birth to twins. Russia scores glamour coup at fashion
show in Paris. Architecture - boom in domes. Mugnano,
Italy still celebrates Saint Philomena despite Vatican's
desanctification of her. A wrestling match with an octopus
near Tacoma, Washington. Fair weather boots for any hour
- designers Vera Maxwell, Herbert Levine, and House of
Dior. Two page full color 62 sedan and Sedan de Ville
ad. Fred Gwynne and Joe E. Ross of " Car 54, Where Are
You?" Chinese art treasures - the life of Shang, 10 pages
in color. I tried not think about it by Roger Maris. Free
enterprise in Space, AT&T
puts its first satellite into orbit, Mrs. Louise Bucker
of Milwaukee. Happy Marriage part IV by Ernest Havemann.
Two page Serta as with Bob Hope endorsement. Sir Laurence
Olivier in The Power and the Glory.
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Blunt truth from Chiang, as China fight gets
hot. A wildcat joint task force takes bold gambles in
search for Arctic oil, Melville Island. Doug Parker,
Peder Thomsen, Peter Bawden, Laurids Nielsen, Ed Tovell,
Bent Skydt, Lloyd Dease. Half page Ford Falcon ad with
Charlie Brown and Linus comic.Two page color Revlon
ad, glamorous woman in red and white, imperial surrounding
for " Louis XIV Red" nail color. Russian models getting
attention for their surprising luxury. British soliloquy
on sex. Ilchester swannery in Abbotsbury, England. Cute
two page Del Monte Round-Up ad with childlike crayon
illustration of kids and wagon. In color - the love
affair with locomotives, American railroad buffs are
faithful to the vanishing Iron Horse, Ron glaus, Ray
Sebetka, Bud Swearer, Pershing Scott, Lee Kimmelman.
Photo Essay - Liz Taylor as Cleopatra. Close-up - Ambassador
Galbraith in India. Art - nudes are back, Maillol, more.
Fred Hutchinson, Manager of Cincinnati Reds versus Ralph
Houk, manager of the New York Yankees, baseball. Limbering
up for limbo with a new party kit from Wham-O, Joan
Moiola, Harry Gisler, Darah Preble in Newport Beach,
California. Ziv Mayer, wizard of odds. Cute photo of
conductor Russell Stanger. Full page GE lightbulb ad
with cartoon of Mister Magoo.
Good - $25
22 pages of color photos of Africa's Savage
Beauty by Eliot Elisofon, with quotes from many writers
enthralled with Africa. Charming story of dramatic and
sad play written and performed by third graders at the
New Lincoln School in New York, Zachary Rogow, Lisa
Cammett, teacher Arthur Swan, Barbara Zucker, Matthew
Elkan, Jill Nelson Neat photo of congregation having
service on church lawn as church fire is put out, Asbury
Methodist Church in Del Paso Heights, California. Tribute
to Jack Benny. Half page color Hires Root Beer ad with
Bob Hope. Tailor Sam Harris is suitmaker for JFK. Red
China is in trouble , flood, drought, and not enough
food. Vertigo-inducing photo of workman polishing steel
eagle on the Chrysler Building in New York, hanging
from cable 61 stories up. Photo of Jack Benny in the
school orchestra at day to honor him in his hometown
of Waukega, Illinois. Small photo of Bob Hope, Dorothy
Lamour and Bing Crosby on location for " The Road
to Hong Kong." Photo essay - sorority rushing at
Alabama. Businesses raided for executives. Two page
color Humble Oil & Refining Company ad with dramatic
photo of Mexico's Paricutin volcano. Close-up - David
Ormsby Gore. Sorority rushing at University of Alabama,
Burke Fitzpatrick, Bea Lackey, Margaret Flack, Lana
Bell. The black leather look from the West Side. Cute
full page color Texaco ad showing little boy getting
a toy Texaco tanker ship. Full page color Lucky Strike
cigarettes ad with Frank Gifford, New York Giants, football.
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essay - Communism, Part 1. Cute (grim?) photo of three
youngsters building a play Berlin wall, Peter Friedrich,
Jurgen Bottcher, and Katrin Kuhl. Hunting season opens,
Dove hunting, including photos of Helen Rome, Jo Barrousse,
Hank Harkins, Mrs. Melvin Thrash, Mrs. Charles Burns
and others.. Red stamp hoax. In color - Broadway's "West
Side Story." Wild fabric patterns. Lifesaving heart
pump. Steve Linner. Curtis LeMay, general. Rocket-powered
flying belt. Parachutists Charles Bonnay, Daniel Camus,
and Jacques Dubourg land on top of Mont Blanc. Kids
at a Space show, Thomas Sepp, Marianne Sangesland, and
" My God, they launched the wrong rocket."
Full page Volkwagen bug car ad with ways to tell a
1961 from a 1962. Beautiful full page color Dodge Dart
440 car ad with red four-door. Cute photo of David Nowak
kissing bride Darlene as his train pulled away. Broadway
musical " West Side Story." Metropolitan Museum
of Art moved an 800-year-old apse from Spain to New
York City. St. Bernard do Hughey belonging to Fritz
Connor of Columbus, OHio meets a chipmunk.
Good - $15
GI trains for guerrilla war. Communism, Part 2 - Khrushchev
close in. Vietnam, our next showdown. Feature on US
Army Master Sergeant Antonio Duarte in Vietnam. Funny
picture of Boston Celtics and Syracuse Nationals basketball
players on their knees on the court in Worcester, Massachusetts,
looking for Tom Sanders' contact lens. Cute full page
color 7up ad with young people in a rain. Red fallout
shelters. Full page Toho Company ad for Japanese-made
film " The Last War" about the potential for nuclear
war (only in some issues). Two page Ballantine ale ad
featuring William Smith (only in some issues). In color
- Picasso, his personal collection, 10 pages of photos
by David Douglas Duncan. Gifted daughters of famous
fathers : Hayley Mills, Vanessa Redgrave, Susan Strasberg,
Brooke Hayward, Anna Massey, Sarah Marshall. First Miss
Teen-Age America contest in Dallas, Janice Zoch of Louisiana,
Joyce Worman of Indiana, Gail Thomas of Ohio, winner
Diane Lynn Cox of Virginia. Two page Sears as with woman
in a mink stole, Sears is one of the largest mink retailers
in the country, who knew? Peace Corps volunteer Margery
Michelmore causes furor by mailing her impressions of
Nigeria on a postcard for too many people to see. Rosemary
Clooney and Jose Ferrer divorce. Cheerful charity pay-off
at Zoomsi auction in Portland, Oregon. Brigham Young
University finds lucky mascot. Calamity on the Bounty.
Back cover Coca-Cola ad with barn dancers.
Good - $13
Red Arrow division gets the call
- "Back to duty" in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, includes Bill
Hutchins and Bill Whitney, Maynard Mittlesteadt and
more. Super photo of Michael Steadman throwing down
his cloak over puddle for the Queen. Photos of launch of
Saturn rocket. Opera singer Leontyne Price works again with
conductor Herbert Von Karajan. Two page color Stevens Fabrics
ad with image of parachutist.
Benevolent US bomb. In color
- The Adams Papers, Part 2 - John Adams abroad in France,
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3 - how we can fight back. Reds step up the pace. In
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- Under fire with the pros : Battle-cry "Get the quarterback!"
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Frenchman finds dinosaur eggs by the dozen, Raymond
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toddlers do it, too, Chubby Checker. Full page Sunbeam
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in St. Louis, Missouri. Provocative clues to human mystery
in Africa, a link to man. Fashion - fake furs get fancy.
Anna Moffo, soprano. George C. Scott and Jackie Gleason
in The Hustler. Transistor craze, there's no escaping
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over her horse. Full page color Kool-air ad with frosty
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14 pages in color - the bold Italian
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Full page color Trifari jewels ad with sparkling earrings,
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drinking coffee. Terry Jo Duperrault and the "Bluebelle"
ship wreck / murder mystery, including Captain Julian
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essay - US helps Dominican Republic return to democracy.
A visit to poets Sandburg and Robert Frost. Art spectacle
in Pittsburgh, with Carnegie International paintings
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Mrs. Si Merrill.
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The season to forget your diet : favorite holiday foods
from 12 countries. Two page photo of astro ape Enos. Full
page Sunbeam Shavemaster ad with architect Hewitt Hanson
in Dallas, Texas. The racial anger that inflamed Route 40
yields to hard work and common sense. How to faint at attention.
Princess Margaret and newborn David Albert Charles. World
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to hit a keyhole in the sky," by John Glenn. The big space-fossil
mystery, meteorites containing what may be by-products of
life. John Glenn writes about being on his way to orbit.
Harold Lumbert and his family, agony that began at Iwo Jima
ends in triumph. Photo essay - the Lumberts today. Edwardian
opulence in today's fashions. Gay trip to "Toyland"
with Walt Disney. Christmas ads galore. New racing sensation
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pages of color photos of decadent sweets. Science's brightest
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color Kodak ad is overhead image of family in PJs opening
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in color of the Queen of Cathedrals, Chartres. Time
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for Hitchcock's "The
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John Riddle, Red Jordan, Carole Hall, more. Harry Deterling's
family escapes West Berlin by running the border in a train.
Lillian Smith recalls the endearing customs and delights
of a Deep South childhood, paintings by Thomas B. Allen.
Marathon runner Julia Chase of Smith College. School's flip
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illustration of Denver University ski coach Willy Schaeffler
by Robert Riger. Amazing photo of Torbjorn Lindberg avoiding
a splash from a car. Two page color Olin ad with humongous
image of Bible open to Luke Chapter 2.
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Creatures of America - photos by George Silk. Great
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- Edwin Way Teale, Roger Tory Peterson, Paul Errington,
Richard Pough, Rachel Carson, Sigurd Olson, H Albert
Hochbaum. Mans ancient link to nature - essay by Joseph
Wood Krutch - amazing illustrations. Full page color
Florida Orange Juice ad with little girl and stuffed
toy rabbit. Californians fight to save Big Sur. Tracking
Birds - Julie Young and Beryl Simpson use paint to track
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by Rudolf Freund. The passenger pigeon story by Maitland
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Two page color Humble Oil (Enco) ad with image of light
display in Rockefeller Center, New York.
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