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The (Toronto) Star Weekly, Saturday March 15, 1947 *COMPLETE* by  Multiple Contributors - Paperback - First Edition - 1947 - from RareNonFiction.com and Biblio.com

The (Toronto) Star Weekly, Saturday March 15, 1947 *COMPLETE*

by Contributors, Multiple

Condition: Good


Toronto: Toronto Star. Paperback. A very rare and wonderful find! Take a trip down memory lane with this complete issue of the (Toronto) Star Weekly from March of 1947. Includes five separate components. Magazine Section Number One (16 pages) includes: Harvest in Springtime, by Mary Brinker Post; Tall Tales of the Rattler, by J. Frank Dobie; article entitled 'Arctic Becomes Frontier in New U.S. Strategy'; Trouble in the Desert, by Chester Chatfield; Article - Swing to Nationallization - in which Emil Lengyel describes how various European countries are nationalizing their industries; Article - England's Under Ground - in which Harold A. Albert writes of English Archaeology; Article by Benjamin Waife describes Einstein's contention that two-thirds of people might be killed in nuclear war; Go-Getting Granby, Quebec - nice article with photos; Article - Argentina's 'Little Eva' Bids for More Power; 'Mart, I Know Women!', by Sven Skaar; King of the Clarinet - Barry Ulanov writes of Benny Goodman - includes photos; Moshin Ali writes about 'Opening Up a Forbidden Land' in Nepal; 'Jap Children Learn a New Way', in which Richard Hughes writes about children in the 'bomb-blackened' suburbs of Tokyo; Boxing's 'Uncle' Mike Jacobs; Article on scientific study of the sun by Charles Greeley Abbot; Article - Bombay to Cut Booze by States; Senator Robert L. Owen of Oklahoma has invented a Global Alphabet - article by Mario A. Pei; Claws and Effect, by Clifford L. Walters; plus various black and white ads. Magazine Section Number Two (12 pages) contains: Superior Moustrap, by Travis Ingham; The Sobbing Wind, by Keith Edgar; Monkey-Shines in Zooland, by William M. Mann; News article with the headline "German Divorce a Bargain at $40 - Free if Poor; Britain's Land Revolution, in which Matthew Halton of the CBC describes progress with Britain's Town and Country Planning Bill; Plant Sleuth, by Leigh Henry; Lost Lode - Third Instalment; Your Easter Bonnet, with photos; Variety in the Lenten Menu; The 'Cheesecake' Industry - How Hollywood celebrities spend much of their time posing for publicity photos - includes colour photos of Patricia White and Frances Gifford; Colour half-page cartoon entitled 'Right Around Home' by Dudley Fisher on the theme of 'We Do Our Banking - Such as it is'. The third section is 'Rimrock Red' - a Star Weekly Complete Novel (15 pages) by Lytle Shannon. Page 16 of this section is a cartoon called Vignettes of Life on the theme "Spring is Near". Next we have a twenty-page colour cartoon section - "Canada's Best" - including offerings of: Jane Arden; Thimble Theatre - Starring Popeye; Winnie Winkle; The Lone Ranger; Steve Canyon; Ella Cinders; Invisible Scarlet O'Neil; Dick Tracy;Tarzan; Blondie; Little Orphan Annie; Superman; Napoleon; Flash Gordon; Moon Mullins; Pepsi and Pete (Pepsi cartoon/ad); Mandrake the Magician; Bringing Up Father; Li'l Abner; Terry and the Pirates; Little Lulu; Abbie and Slats. Please note there are fore-edge tears to some of these cartoon pages. Finally we have the 26-page Star Weekly magazine which features a colour cover illustration by Anderson of a boy preparing cough medicine for his sick pooch in front of the pot-bellied stove. The magazine contains dozens of black and white photos on themes including: The Far East's Colorful Highways and Byways (including a most primitive scene scene of stilt fishing huts in the Kalang River near Singapore's civil airport); The Transit Twins and Trolley Triplets - the children of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Macatee of Philadelphiago through 420 diapers weekly!; Life with the world's largest fishing fleet of Norway; Nice full-page colour Campbell's Soup ad; British Folk Dances; Rebirth of Monte Cassino; Colour Bovril ad. Barbara Ann Scott; Lois Maxwell; Gale Robbins; Colour centerfold ad for Rogers Bros. Silverplate; Nice colour Kellogg's All-Bran ad (with beige stain in upper corner; Michele and Mikey Morgan; Stewart Granger with son James; Grandson of Rin Tin Tin; Colour ad for Lipton's Noodle Soup Mix; Lovely back cover colour ad for Floress Fluorescent Lipstick and matching nail lacquer. If you have read this far, you must surely be impressed by the wonderful panorama of news and entertainment spanned by this marvelous offering. Other than the occasional beige stain, chip or tear, all components are in sound condition and ready for your enjoyment. . Good. 1947. First Edition.
  • Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 339c6999
  • Title: The (Toronto) Star Weekly, Saturday March 15, 1947 *COMPLETE*
  • Author: Contributors, Multiple
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Toronto Star
  • Place: Toronto
  • Date published: 1947
  • Keywords: The Star Weekly, March 15, 1947 Complete Harvest in Springtime, by Mary Brinker Post; Tall Tales of the Rattler, by J. Frank Dobie; article entitled 'Arctic Becomes Frontier in New U.S. Strategy'; Trouble in the Desert, by Chester Chatfield; Artic


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