This issue is full of articles, photographs and advertisements to take us all back to simpler times!
It's great to look at the advertisements in these old magazines! Being an ex-telephone company employee, I especially enjoyed the full page color advertisement for Bell Telephone Systems showing three of the latest telephones of the day - all dial phones, of course. My favorite - the Princess phone!... Click for details
The feature article in this issue of Life is about Bob Hope, the veteran comedian that everyone loved. Alas, Bob Hope left us this year, but left behind a wealth of films and memories that will be enjoyed for years to come. The title of the article is "On The Road With An American Institution."
You'll see some great photos of the 70's fashion craze - Hot Pants that became fashionable - even in winter!... Click for details
In this issue, the feature article is "Goodbye To Glory Days - Hollywood Puts Its Past Up For Sale." In the article, it discusses how major movie giants began selling off their movie splendor in hard times. There is a great full page collage of old movies stars such as May West, Gloria Swanson, Groucho Marx and more.
Hockey fans might enjoy the article titled "To Save Or Score, Try Orr" about Bobby Orr, the dashing Br... Click for details
This Life magazine features half an issue on the sentimental craze for the past - Nostalgia. The article has some great full page photographs of Broadway Plays, Movie Palaces, and photos of movie queens Joan Blondell, PGoddard, Betty Hutton and Myrna Loy.
The Old Pro Goes All The Way is about Alan Shepard's flight in Apollo 14 in which he makes it to the moon and back.... Click for details
This book is consolidation of the ROMANICA dated from Dec 1935 to Oct 1936. The picture on the Oct 1936 front page is missing. Book is 15" tall & 11" across. Blue cloth boards with the word "ROMANICA" across the front in gilt. Worn at the spine and corners.
This would make a great gift for someone born at that time or perhaps represent a milestone event in a person's life.
In this issue there are many great advertisements. A Chrysler Corporation ad has a drawing of a young man holding a set of car keys. The top of the ad reads, "First solo in the family car." It goes on to say:
This is a very nice issue of the Saturday Evening Post dated October 1978. The cover features features former Miss America, Phyllis George. Ms. George went on to have a career as a sportscaster and a leading role in the Special Olympics.
There is a very interesting article titled "Counterfeiting." It discusses the problem of U. S. currency counterfeiting and the steps taken in the late 1970"s to stop it.... Click for details
This is a very nice copy of The Saturday Evening Post dated November 1978. The cover features John B. Connally with the caption "John B. Connally: Strong for 1980." The article about Connally has some very nice pictures of him on his Texas ranch.
Lady golfers will enjoy the article titled "Nancy Lopez: Smiling Heir to Gold"s Scepter." Nancy Lopez was from Roswell, New Mexico, and brought some queenly grace to women's... Click for details
If you like movie nostalgia, then you will love this August, 1978, Saturday Evening Post. It is a Special Issue titled "50 Years At The Moves." If you have aspirations of being a movie star, there is even an article titled "How to Break Into the Movies." Funny-man Woody Allen graces the cover of this issue.
Its hard to know exactly where to start telling about this issue. It is full of old pictures of movies stars... Click for details
This item is an April 1979 Saturday Evening Post in "near mint" condition. The front cover features father and daughter, Pat and Debby Boone.
This issue has many interesting articles in it - many are about the Christian Revival. A few of the articles that support this feature topic include: Donna Fargo - It Takes All You Have to Fight It; How Sweet It Is - B. J. Thomas; Pat and Debby Boone - Sharing the Limelight, Sp... Click for details
If you are a Katharine Hepburn fan, then this is the magazine for you. It is so sad, that we lost this great actress only a short time ago. This article discusses her love of Spencer Tracy and includes a bonus of pictures of her own paintings - seen for the first time in this issue.
With all the issues we have about personal privacy these days, the article titled The Death Of Privacy by Ramsey Clark will be of interes... Click for details