Life Magazine 1950

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Issue Date:

Cover/Issue Description:

Condition:

Price

January 2, 1950

Special Issue: Mid-Century. Carefree 1900s, 50 Years of Women, Advance of Science, Twenties Headliners, A Famous Murder, 28 pages in color

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 6 copies

Good

$20.00

 

Same

Fair/Good, covers detached

$15.00

January 9, 1950

Norma De Landa. Drama of Mexico, Dog's Freud, Jeweled Shoes, Elephant Seal

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

January 16, 1950

3-Year Old Skater. South Africa Enshrines Pioneer Heroes, Painter Maurice Utrillo, Trouble in LA, “Kiss Me Kate” – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

January 23, 1950

Man-Tailored Suits. China’s New Boss Mao Tse Tung, Tropical Fish, Sunday in Missouri photo essay, Julie Harris – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same - 2 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good, spine splitting

$15.00

January 30, 1950

Childbirth Without Fear. Clement Attlee, Natural Childbirth, Small Cars, Four New Authors – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 5 copies

Good

$17.50

February 6, 1950

Eva Gabor. Churchill Memoirs, College Fraternities, "The Petty Girl"

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Fair/Good, torn spine, cover tape

$12.50

February 13, 1950

The New Nation of Indonesia (11 pages of photos by Cartier-Bresson). Tempest on the Tiber, Judy Holliday, Red Wings, Anna Magnani  – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

 

Same

Good, back cover marks

$17.50

 

Same

Fair/Good -Cover mark, spine split

$12.50

February 20, 1950

Gregory Peck in “Twelve O’Clock High”. Churchill Memoirs, Disney’s “Cinderella”, New Kaiser Car, Rise Stevens – 2 copies

G/VG

$35.00

February 27, 1950

Atomic Explosion. War Will Come: Will We Be Ready special section. Churchill Memoirs (on Pearl Harbor), TV Color Controversy, New Yale President – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

March 6, 1950

Marsha Hunt in "the Devil's Disciple”. Golf Clothes, Films of '49, White Queen in Africa, The Mississippi in Art – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good, spine splitting, paint on back cover

$15.00

March 13, 1950

Guided Tour of Spring Fashions. "Cleveland Press" article, "The Third Man", Caribbean Carnival, High School Play – 5 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good, tape on spine

$15.00

March 20, 1950

Edward Stevens - 19 Young American Artists. US Building Boom, Golf's Golden Bauers, "Three Came Home" – 3 copies

G/VG

$35.00

 

Same

Good

$30.00

March 27, 1950

Mystery Flight - Mrs. Anne Bromley. Silly Science, Plane Crash, Search for St. Peter’s Bones, Billy Graham in Dixie, Nylon 1950, Paris Couture in Miniature – 8 copies

G/VG

$20.00

April 3, 1950

Iris Mann and David Cole "The Innocents". "Gigi", Luxury Cruises, Black Palace photo essay, Holland’s Royal Daughters, Owls, Spring Hats – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

April 10, 1950

Young Horsewoman. Spring in the Desert photo essay, King Farouk, Big Week at Aiken, Sheer Fashions, The Lowly Amoeba Arises – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

April 17, 1950

Mr. President Eisenhower. Siam Cremation of a King, Movie Star’s Agent, “Annie Get Your Gun”, “Come Back Little Sheba”, Edward Hopper, Men in Plaid – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

April 24, 1950

Blouses Under $5 cover, Bob Hope TV show, Articles by John Foster Dulles, Aldous Huxley (on El Greco), “Destination Moon” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good, spine splitting

$15.00

 

Same

Fair/Good, cover wear

$12.50

May 1, 1950

Ruth Roman -Rising Star. Howdy-Doody, Gian-Carlo Menotti, Medical School photo essay, Hindus in India             – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Fair/Good, back cover stained

$12.50

May 8, 1950

Jackie Robinson: Star Ballplayer Stars in a Movie. Italian Gardens photo essay, Pennsylvania Politics, Paris Mannequin close-up, “City Lights”, Prize-Winning Furniture

Good, light surface scratches

$75.00

May 15, 1950

Beach Fashions: Latest in One-Piece Suits. Chrysler Strike, Edward Steichen photos (portfolio), Disease in Films, Toulouse-Lautrec

G/VG

$25.00

May 22, 1950

A King’s Story: The Duke & Duchess of Windsor. Fiery Death of a Canadian Town, Liz Taylor Wedding, Levitt Houses, Sand Sailing  - 3 copies

G/VG

$35.00

May 29, 1950

New York's First Lady. King's Story part 2. American Snakes, M.I.T. wins by an Oar, South Amboy Blast, Pre-Aztec Stone Face

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

June 5, 1950

Stasia Kos. King's Story part 3, Sugar Ray Robinson, Forever Gloria (Swanson) in "Sunset Boulevard", Bird Cage House, Poison Ivy – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

June 12, 1950

Hopalong Cassidy. Kings Story part 4, Nine of US Best Fishing Holes, TV Extravaganza, Weimaraner Dogs – 5 copies

G/VG

$50.00

 

Same

Good

$35.00

 

Same

Good, edge stain

$30.00

June 19, 1950

Children's Sand Styles. Gambling, "Kind Hearts and Coronets", Horse “Citation”, The Assy Church

G/VG

$25.00

June 26, 1950

Actress Cecile Aubry. Surviving Parenthood, Return to Fellbach photo essay, Ben Hogan, Pablo Casals 

G/VG

$25.00

July 3, 1950

The American Revolution: Washington at Trenton. Visible Heat, Fancy Sweaters, Human Embryo, Governors Meeting – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

July 10, 1950

Miroslava in "The Brave Bulls". Crisis in Asia (Korea) – Beginning of the Korean War special section, “Our Lady of Risk” by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, House for Family Living, John Marin art, Beatrice Turner

G/VG

$35.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good

$30.00

July 17, 1950

US Jet Pilot After Shooting down a Yak. War by Jet and GI (Korea), World of William Wordsworth, Week the War Ended (WWII)

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good, top right corner chew, light wear

$17.50

July 24, 1950

A Boy Scout Goes to the Jamboree. War in Korea, A-Bombs, French Models, “The Gunfighter” – 3 copies

G/VG

$30.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$25.00

July 31, 1950

24th Division Soldiers at Front (Korea) US Museum Purchases, That Infernal Weather, Marlon Brando Profile, Indian Menace in India, Ping-Pong For Pigeons – 2 copies

G/VG

$30.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$25.00

 

Same

Good, insect damage at spine

$20.00

August 7, 1950

Peggy Dow: Camera Chameleon. Silver City Goes to War, Artists and Statesman by Karsh, Is Formosa Next?, Caves in Color, Shelley Winters – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

August 14, 1950

Uncle John Hoskins: Naval Air Boss in Far East. The Montesquious photo essay, Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl, St. Ives Artists, Campus Styles, Summer Kids Movies – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good, name at top

$17.50

 

Same

Good, light stain

$17.50

August 21, 1950

Bubble Bath Girls. Report From the Orient, U.S. Water, Spanish Styles, “Panic in the Streets”, Mosquito Fish – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

August 28, 1950

Douglas MacArthur: A New Portrait. War and Politics, Japan: Bulwark of the Far East, Tent Opera, Rescue Balloon  -- 2 copies

G/VG

$35.00

September 4, 1950

Marines on Reconnaissance (in Korea). Life of the Chinook, What Makes Russians Patriotic, “No Way Out”, Paris Nightclubs, Giant Pottery – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

September 11, 1950

American Elegance. What Jews Believe, Great Loves of Great Artists, Kid's World Series, Irene Dunne as Queen Victoria – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

September 18, 1950

Ezio Pinza in Hollywood. Air War in Color, South Africa Photo Essay by Bourke-White, John Huston, Begonias, “This is War”

G/VG

$35.00

September 25, 1950

Swedish Red Cross Girl Bound For Korea. Baseball Pennant Fever, MacArthur and Asia, Hidden Canyon photo essay, The “Liberte”, Boy Who Played Alone photo essay – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

October 2, 1950

Stuart Symington: Boss of Mobilization. The Invasion (Inchon, Korea), Alaska photo essay, Girl War Correspondent, Marshlands in the Fall, “Prehistoric Women” – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

October 9, 1950

Busiest Actress: Jean Simmons. Seoul & Victory, Mark Clark, "Trio", GI Painters in Korea, Toledo Train Station, Geography of the Universe pictorial essay – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

 

Same

Good, tape on spine

$17.50

 

Same

Good, wear

$17.50

October 16, 1950

Special Issue: U.S. Schools: Winnetka High School Girl

G/VG

$30.00

October 23, 1950

TV Gets Top Comics: Ed Wynn. Churchill Memoirs - How Our Russian Troubles Began, Best Ballet, Evangelists, Stephen Greene Art, Korean War

G/VG

$30.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

October 30, 1950

First-Night Fashions: Faye Emerson. Churchill's Memoirs, October in the Southwest, Korea, Michigan Band photo essay, Graham Greene article, “Call Me Madam” - 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good, wear

$17.50

November 6, 1950

Horse Rider Show cover, Connecticut River photo essay, Al Jolson obit, Churchill Memoirs, Lipizzans, “Mad Wednesday” – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

November 13, 1950

Top Back on a Top Team: Kyle Rote. Assassination Attempt on Truman, Ellis Island 1950, Churchill Memoirs

G/VG

$35.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$30.00

November 20, 1950

The Nile - 12 Pages. Snobs, CBS Starts Color on the Air, George Bernard Shaw obit, Aggressive China, Modern Art, Queen Fredericka of Greece, “Cyrano de Bergerac”

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

 

Same – 3 copies

Good, spine splitting, wear

$17.50

November 27, 1950

UCLA Queen: Allyn Smith. MacArthur Letters, Underwater Wonders photo essay, Mass Murders in NJ, Mystery Billionaire close-up – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

December 4, 1950

Berlin Girl: West Berlin – a Gay and Courageous City. Boswell Detective Story, “The Country Girl”, Football-Crazy Town, The B-47, “The Jackpot” – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

December 11, 1950

Lilli Palmer and Rex Harrison. Eva Peron Close-Up, Tree Frogs, Beating in Korea, Harrisons on Broadway, Jockey’s Clash at Bowie 

G/VG

$45.00

December 18, 1950

Secretary of Defense: George C Marshall. Korean Retreat, Preparing for Atomic War, Trouble in Red China, Christmas Toys, Best Home Furnishings

Not Available

NA

 December 25, 1950

Special Section for Children: 23 Pages of Christmas Fun, Christmas in Korea photos, Ogden Nash article, “Guys and Dolls”

G/VG

$35.00

 

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