Life Magazine June 16, 1941 – Shore Leave


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Life Magazine Cover : Adorable British sailor and first soda, Philip Gamester – cute story inside, too.

  • Full page color Beautyrest mattress ad.
  • OPM asks sacrifices as a shortage of aluminum wakes nation to crisis.
  • Cute photos of two little guys in one huge denim suit – Private Doolin climbs into Private Hunter’s new fatigue suit.
  • Neat and unusual full page color International Trucks ad with brown and yellow delivery van.
  • The war in the Mediterranean – three features:
    • Greece,
    • Tobruch,
    • Matapan.
  • Harlem’s new “Congreroo” dance gives girls a workout, Ann “Popeye” Johnson and Frankie “Musclehead” Manning (dance was created by Herbert White, who also originated the Lindy Hop).
  • War at sea – convoy’s job is hard but vital, large feature on convoys.
  • Priscilla Lane learns how to be a salesgirl.
  • Full page Fisk tires ad with Joe “Flash” Gordon, baseball player, New York Yankees.
  • Range finders are the eyes of big battleship guns.
  • Psychic investigator exposes mediums’ frauds, Dunninger.
  • Close-up – General Hugh A. Drum.
  • English Fashions.
  • Pictures – John Kieran discovers nature.
  • A psychic investigator exposes frauds of Spiritualists, Joseph Dunniger.
  • Ten days in the African desert.
  • A “Women’s smoker” in Milford, Connecticut, Young Women’s Republican Club (who could believe this?!).
  • Nice full page color Coty makeup ad.
  • Neat full page color Palm Beach suit ad with art by Harry Beckhoff.
  • Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with champion swimmer Ralph Flanagan.
  • And much more NEAT stuff in this Life Magazine June 16, 1941!
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