Life Magazine December 11, 1939 – Betty Grable



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Cover : Betty Grable on Broadway in Du Barry was a Lady.

  • Full page color Toastmaster ad with Santa and his file drawers of gift answers.
  • Germany’s Deutschland sinks British cruiser, illustration by Leydenfrost.
  • British warplanes are towed across Canadian border.
  • China moves its industry to the interior.
  • Japanese capture Nanning.
  • On Sadie Hawkins day girls chase boys in 201 colleges, Dorothy Ditterline, Harold Hackney, Mildred McCans, Howard Young, Gordon Herring at Texas Weslyan.
  • Reds attack Finland by land, air and sea.
  • Full page color Coca-cola ad with Santa in his holly-print easy chair.
  • Photo essay – Kansas girls at State University, sororities, Theta House, Marilyn McBride, Edna Givens, Margaret Stiikey, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Doris Johnson, Helen johnson, Dorothy Jean Roberts gets pinned.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru – close-up.
  • Cole Porter writes Broadway’s top sophisticated songs.
  • John Sloan, teacher-painter, with some color images of his work.
  • Boxing commission fails to make Harry Thomas talk.
  • Life in a blackout, drawings by Wallace Morgan.
  • New covered-up fashions may mean a strip tease on southern beaches, Palm Springs Racquet Club.
  • Hollywood holds birthday party for year-old fingernails, Juliette Marglen.
  • Dorothy Maynor, Negro singer from Virginia makes concert debut in New York.
  • US Army has finest rifle, Garands. English release propaganda film.
  • Full page color Coty perfumes ad, gift sets for the holidays.
  • Children study animals, stuffed and alive, at Boston’s Children’s Museum.
  • Full page color Fleischmann’s Gin ad with sumptuous painting of Wood Ducks in flight by unnamed artist.
  • Musicians made of fruit by Henry Rox, Mt. Holyoke College.
  • Basketball game at Salem, Indiana.
  • Half page Quaker State motor oil ad with ski theme art by Gilbert Bundy.
  • And much more NEAT stuff in this classic Life Magazine December 11, 1939!
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