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November 14, 1938 Life Magazine

Date: 11-14-1938 Life Magazine

Condition: Very Good

Cover: Brenda Frazier

Contents: Pretty full page color Texaco and Havoline ad with purple orchid corsage. "Terrifying" science fiction has a box office, Frankenstein, Mars Attacks the World, The Mysterious Island, King Kong. Full page Bell Telephone System ad, photos of four pretty telephone operators. First human picture report on Japanese man conquering China, photographer Younosuki Natori follows Japan's Army up the Yangtze River. Mayo Clinic exhibits at Philadelphia medical convention show successes in plastic surgery. Heart's death graphed.  Seabiscuit wins horse race of the Century. France tends her eternal flame. Germany shows off her Siegfried line. Earl Carroll picks pretty girls for a shows. 12,000 Kansas City Schoolchildren celebrate Halloween. World's biggest pig. Photo essay - Automobiles, America's favorite industry (shows front end grill photo of many 1939 cars). Ford dealer Romy Hammes of Kankakee, Illinois demonstrates art of selling a car. Four pages of color photos documenting the steps in car design and production. Full page color Cadillac La Salle ad in a sort of art nouveau style. Photo essay - 1939 License plates (shows each state plate with count of plates issued per state). Pittsburgh football. Debutantes at the Velvet Ball at the Waldorf-Astori. Earl Carroll opens a restaurant with beautiful girls,the process of picking them, Claire James, Ann Roberts. Terror plays are Orson Welles's meat. Kids' football game, Germantown Academy and Friends' Central School, Pennsylvania.

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