LOOK Magazine – October 5, 1943 – Air Transport New Guinea


Magazine Condition Choices :
Very Good


LOOK Magazine Cover : Artwork of Wendell Willkie, art by John Falter

– How the Republication party can win in 1944.
– Small photo of Mrs. Marie Lucas, who brings homemade apple pies to the Service Men’s Center in Chicago.
– Small photo of Mrs. Alf Brown’s fancy chicken house on Lake Erie Island.
– Small photo of High Jumper Willis Bachman from Duncan Falls, Ohio.
– Photocrime, solve it yourself, Murder at ghost lake.
– The story about Vouza, Melanesian superman.
– LOOK asks, “Should professional athletes be drafted?”, Merle Quinley, Steve Ponzillo, Bernard Kirchner, George Clark, John Garvey Jr., David Atkinson, with photos, all are at Brooklyn Naval Hospital.
– Big feature article on Wendell Willkie, lots of photos.
– Full page Pontiac ad with Silver Streak aircraft-launched torpedo.
– Two page color movie poster ad for “For whom the bell tolls” with Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman.
– # 3 Invasion journal (eyewitness stories), How American soldiers and correspondents took the town of Bizerte, Tunisia, Danziger, Wells, Johnson and Grant.
– Very nice full page color General Motors diesel power ad with green and yellow Western Pacific train, locomotive 901.
– Full page Boeing ad with damaged, but still airborne Flying Fortress 124405.
– Nighttime photos of sailors meeting girls along the lakeshore in Chicago.
Air transport in New Guinea, big photo essay, includes jeep in C-47 Skytrain, more, noses of planes with names : Blonde baby, The Georgia peach, Shamrock, The Broadway limited, Miss Carriage, Sleepy Saloon, The Ramblin Wreck, Eager Beaver, Missouri Mule.
– Paul Brown, football coach at Ohio State.
– Full page color Remington rifle ad with decoy art by Atherton.
– Comedian Kay Kyser.
– New smooth hair styles and hats.
– # 16 in cartoonist series, Chon Day, Chauncey Addison Day.
– More uses for fancy garters.
– Natalie Bodanya, opera star, musical comedian.
– Movie review : The Phantom of the Opera.
– Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard, and Veronica Lake dressed in military uniforms.