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December 11, 1939 Life Magazine

Date: 12-11-1939 Life Magazine

Condition: Very Good

Cover: Betty Grable the lady who later in life had her legs insured by 

Lloyds of London for one million dollars makes her Broadway debut in

the play "Du Barry was a Lady" as a musical comedian actress. Born in

Missouri and came to Hollywood to study dance when she was 14, 

the 5 foot, 3inch beauty danced in movies and married Jackie Coogan

in 1937.

Contents: 

Speaking of Pictures: These Musicians Are Made of Fruit

Japanese Capture of Nanning Cuts China's Busiest Back–Door Road

LIFE on the Newsfronts of the World

War on the Western Front: A French Poilu Sits Guard on German Border

Germany's "Deutschland" Sinks British Cruiser

British Warplanes Are Towed Across Canadian Border, Browder Is Cheered and Jeered a Yale

L.S.U.'s Ex–President Cuts Cane in Stripes

On Sadie Hawkins Day Girls Chase Boys in 201 Colleges

Reds Attack Finland by Land, Sea and Air

Boxing Commission Fails to Make Harry Thomas Talk

Dorothy Maynor: Negro Singer from Virginia Makes Concert Debut

John Sloan: A Great Teacher–Painter Crusades for American Art

LIFE in a Blackout: Drawings by Wallace Morgan

"Du Barry Was a Lady"

New Covered–Up Fashions May Mean Strip–Tease on Southern Beaches

Cole Porter Writes Broadway's Top Sophisticated Songs

Hollywood Holds Birthday Party for Year–Old Fingernails

"The Lion Has Wings"

Boston Children Study Animals in Own Museum

Kansas Girls: Life Is Fun For Them at State University

U.S. Army Has Finest Rifle: National Guard Gets Its First Supply of Earands

Jawaharlal Nehru

People

LIFE Goes to a Basketball Game at Salem, Ind.

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