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January 16, 1939 Life Magazine

Date: 1-16-1939 Life Magazine

Condition: Very Good - Collector Grade

Cover: Lucius Bebee

Contents: Inside cover color ad for "Tail Spin" with Alice Faye, Constance Bennett, Nancy Kelly. Interesting "cutaway" diagram of the US Capitol, drawn by Krutzky. Misogynist seeks solitude in the Caribbean - a rhesus monkey takes to water to get away from the crowds. Swastika flies over British town in South West Africa. New year brings beginnings and ends to sports careers: Don Budge, tennis; Monty Stratton, baseball. Runaway float injures five in tournament, Pasadena, Tournament of Roses. Fireworks for New Year's eve on Pike's Peak, Colorado. Sinclair Lewis makes his big-time acting debut. Photo essay - Dentistry (only 25% of nation uses dentists, but 90% needs them), huge feature. Dionne Quintuplets personalities analyzed at age 4 1/2. Full page color General Electric sunlamps ad targeted to male users, art by Robert Patterson. Mrs. Hamblen Thomas's chinchilla farm in Britain. Men's summer and beach fashions - some color, swim trunks to dinner jackets. Iceboats race 100 mph across Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin, Harry Lund. Movie of the week, "Gunga Din." Metropolitan opera rebuilds with new blood and fresh young voices. Ice sculptures in Davos, Sokolniki, Dartmouth. World's fair gadgets. Story of the Bible in pictures by William Blake, Van Leyden, Dore. Party at Lake Placid, skiing, skating, sledding. Half page Kellogg's All-Bran ad with Abbie An'slats cartoon Raeburn Van Buren. 

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