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August 22, 1938 Life Magazine

Date: 8-22-1938 Life Magazine

Condition: very Good

Cover: Rogers and Astaire

Contents: Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers doing the Yam dance. Nice full page color Champion Spark Plugs ad with art depicting the Albany to New York Outboard Marathon boat race. Full page Goodrich ad for the Silvertown tire, with a curious smooth pattern. Very nice four page article with drawings and photographs showing fashion rights and wrongs for different figure types and heights and such, includes tennis players Helen Jacobs and Helen Wills Moody. Joseph Stalin laughs at Japan and Germany, article includes parades of Soviet athletes, displays of troops. Photo of beaver killed by his own falling tree - winner of beaver Darwin awards. Dutch princess in a basket - photo of a basket basinet with a baby inside. Here is a neat photo - the new QED Fokker's streamlined experimental yacht in the same photo with the Laura Annie Barnes, a four-masted schooner ship. German seaplane Nordmeer is catapulted for home - neat two page spread showing plane and catapult mechanism. Harlem's evangelist Father Divine's Angels take over Crum Elbow. Murder in South Paris, Maine - Murder of Dr. and Mrs. James G. Littlefield, article includes Barbara Carroll, Francis Carroll, many others in named photos. Air transport comes of Age - United Air Lines in action - great photos including Eddie Stewart, DC-3 airplanes, Meals for passengers, Pilots, Stewardesses, much more. Nice feature on the Woodstock village art colony in the Catskills. Full page color Coca-Cola ad with green convertible car. Deep-sea ironing board derby - this is an aquaplane derby, it looks a lot like water skiing, but is on a single big board - a race, including Jack Burrud, Mary Ann Hawkins. The Harness racing horse named Greyhound - great photos. Butterflies - two lovely pages in color. Hair styles as paired with different hats. A visit to Miss Arden and the Whitneys in Saratoga. Very happy little photo of John David Fontaine of Madison.

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