Life Magazine June 14, 1954 – California Look


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Fair (All Good, but a few pages have an edge water mark)

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Life Magazine Cover : California Look, Katie Richmond.

  • Full page color movie poster ad for “Hell Below Zero” with Alan Ladd and Joan Tetzel.
  • Mt. McKinley climbing rescue – Marton Wood, Elton Thayer, Leslie Vierck and George Argus, great climbing photos.
  • Archaeological triumph – wooden ship, Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops), is recovered, discovered by Kamal el Mallakh.
  • Pius XII proclaims Pius X a saint.
  • Honduras and Nicaragua worry about weapons in Communist Guatemala.
  • Ethiopian leader Haile Selassie visits the United States.
  • Chicago Whitesox baseball stars – Rocky Krsnich, Minnie Minoso, Freddy Marsh.
  • The “Super Skyhook” helium balloon to study cosmic rays.
  • Two page Firestone tires ad with many Indianapolis 500 race cars of the past, drivers and speeds listed.
  • Okinawa play – The Teahouse of the August Moon.
  • Giovannino Guareschi, the creator of Don Camillo cartoon, is jailed.
  • Another awesome full page color Jantzen swim suit ad with art by Pete Hawley.
  • California’s bold new fashion look.
  • Vampira – star of horror films, Maila Syrjaniemi.
  • Land speed record – 421 mph – Colonel John P Stapp on a rocket propelled sled, to study effects on pilots at bail-out.
  • Teenagers going steady – photos by Carl Iwasake, including Barbara King and Morrie Mawson (Greeley, Colorado).
  • Curtis LeMay – US Strategic Air Command by Ernest Havemann.
  • Perle Mesta’s homecoming party.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine June 14, 1954!
  • Antique magazines are packed with entertainment from cover to cover!
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