Life Magazine March 29, 1963 – Costa Rica


Magazine Condition Choices :   New York section not present in any current copies.

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Life Magazine Cover : Crowd waving American flags in Costa Rica.

  • Inside a human cell, Part 3 of a series on the body, illustrations by Arthur Lidov.
  • Invest in a good crook, bail bondsmen.
  • Full page color Cheerios ad. JFK in Costa Rica.
  • Mother Seton beatified, a step nearer sainthood.
  • Robert L. Ekelund flying a transport plane from Hawaii to San Francisco, two engines fail and passengers threw thousands of pounds of luggage off to reduce fuel consumption.
  • Cherry Scales of Jackson, Mississippi twirls her baton in beauty pageant.
  • Ginger Rogers dancing at 51 on the Red Skelton show.
  • Astounding, huge Army vehicle 10 foot tires, 572 foot long.
  • Baseball’s Los Angeles Angels in spring training.
  • Nightmare rail ride, Jim Gerace.
  • The Hollywood western, photos of “How the West Was Won” stars John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Karl Malden and more.
  • Full page color Smirnoff ad features Robert Goulet with surreal image of a glass in a window in his chest.

New York Section, when present, includes :

  • Wave of jewel robberies in midtown hotels.
  • John Fiederlein hit by car, includes photo of Philip Melita and John’s father William Fiederlein.
  • Striking printers of Local 6.
  • Glynis Johns – two page photo.
  • Photos of actors Alan Arkin, Vivian Blaine, Ruth Gordon, Lili Darvas, Gertrude Berg, Howard D.A. Silva, Vivien Leigh in Tovarich, Byron Mitchell.
  • Horseracing and bill to legalize off-track betting.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine March 29, 1963!
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