Life Magazine January 24, 1938 – Skiers


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Cover : Six skiers in powder snow at speed “Down an Alp.”

  • EXCELLENT photo essay “Skiing : Winter fun in the sun.”
  • Ski feature is 8 pages long and includes photos of the New York to Canada ski plane, the Laurentian inn and resort, many great photos of skiing and ski gear, Davos in Switzerland, Barbara Hutton (Countess Haugwitz-Reventlow), Ananda Mahidol (Siam’s 12 yr-old king), Prince Ernest Rudiger von Starhemberg.
  • Full page color Pullman car ad encourages rail travel to go play gold somewhere warm.
  • Photos from the Leica and Zeiss photography shows by Hans Knopf, Mark Palmer, Dorothy Kniss, more.
  • Charles Laughton and other skiers.
  • The world’s two wars – Teruel falls and Tsingtao burns.
  • Big business goes to the White House.
  • Judge Florence Allen.
  • First women’s Mud wrestling.
  • The Cuttings return from Tibet – great photo essay of the trip.
  • LIFE goes to a party at a South Carolina deer hunt with Sidney Legendres, includes photos of Mrs. Gaillard Dotterer, Black Maids Lizzie and Hattie, Mrs. Roderick Tower and others.
  • Huntington art gallery collection in color, including “Pinkie” and “Blue Boy” – full page each and framable.
  • Back cover color Chesterfields ad with couple on a toboggan.
  • Photo of University of Texas football team dressed as harem girls.
  • Photo of Carl W. Thompson, Jr. in glider.
  • Photos of Bill Hendricks eating his hat.
  • And much more NEAT stuff in this classic Life Magazine January 24, 1938!
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