Life Magazine August 31, 1959 – Rip Van Winkle


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Life Magazine Cover : Fold-out Cover – The Legend of Rip Van Winkle is depicted by James Lewicki, who has painted American folklore for LIFE’s new series.

  • Another excellent two page color Royal portable typewriter ad, this one in blue.
  • Great full page Land-Rover ad, though the photo may have been angled.
  • Lights out in New York City, includes night time shot showing the darkened area of the city, photo of kind Nicholas Zuvich carrying 80-year old Adolph Baer to his 14th floor apartment (elevators are out).
  • The great story of the earthquake, land slide and the backed-up Madison river tragedy near Yellowstone National Park, includes house and highway in Hebgen Lake (Montana), survivors at the Rock Creek campground, many photos.
  • Photo essay – The folklore of America.
  • Photo essay – A young $10 billion power – the U.S. teen-age consumer has become a major factor in the nation’s economy.
  • A fearful ordeal by fire – a famous disaster brought Clifford Johnson agony, hopeless weeks and an unbelievable recovery (he was burned in the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston, fire on November 28, 1942.
  • Small geniuses at the Western Carolina College in Cullowhee, North Carolina.
  • Curious photo of a buffalo against a horse in a race at the track.
  • Eskimos in Gambell, Alaska work on drinking 7,000 cases of discarded beer.
  • Full page Pepsi-Cola ad with beach scene, art by B. Peak.
  • A very colorful photo of 350 muumuu clad girls at the University of Hawaii.
  • Full page Coca-Cola ad shows colorful beach Picnic scene.
  • Amazing triple page fold-out (back of fold-out cover) full color ad for movie “The Blue Angel” with May Britt – in very sexy outfit.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine August 31, 1959!
  • Antique magazines are packed with entertainment from cover to cover!
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