Life Magazine 1956

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SPECIAL Newsstand Publication

Hungary’s Fight For Freedom: A Special Report in Pictures. Smaller in size, 96 pages. Scarce!

Good, smudges, wear

$45.00

 

January 9, 1956

Riviera Fashions - Pajama Top Jacket. Franklin's 250th Birthday, Rich Sea Finds, Conrad Adenauer at 80

Not Available

NA

January 16, 1956

Anita Ekberg on Location for "War and Peace". Prince and the Queen (Monaco), Willie Hartack, Helen Hayes Anniversary – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

January 23, 1956

The Truman Memoirs. Florida Boom, Brinks Robbery, Silent Stars Look Back, Olympic Hopefuls

Not Available

NA

January 30, 1956

Henry Ford II at River Rouge. Truman Memoirs, 1956 Cars in Color, Danny Kaye, Missionaries Killed in Ecuador

Good

$20.00

February 6, 1956

Shirley Jones in “Carousel”. Korea & Truman, Desegregation, Flying Birds, Reginald Marsh, Children’s Parties

Fair/Good, stained

$15.00

February 13, 1956

Truman on MacArthur - MacArthur Replies. Winter Olympics, San Francisco, Benny Goodman movie, Lincoln photo – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

February 20, 1956

Claire Bloom in "Richard III". H.L.Mencken’s Last Writings, Queen Elizabeth in Nigeria, Truman Memoirs – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, crease, 2 side gouges

$15.00

February 27, 1956

Stone Age Survivors: Eskimo Family. Race for Supermissle, Winnie the Pooh (A.A. Milne obit), Westminster Dog Show - 6 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$15.00

March 5, 1956

Kim Novak. William Faulkner article, Victorian Styles photo essay, Soviet Scientists, Houston’s One-Track Train – 4 copies

G/VG

$25.00

March 12, 1956

The President and His Decision. Eugene O'Neill's "Long Days Journey", Master Crook, Scottsdale

Good

$20.00

March 19,1956

Sir Winston Churchill & “History of the English Speaking Peoples” (Part 1). British Castles, “The Search For Bridey Murphy”, Uranium Millions, Hook the Hawk TV show

Not Available

NA

March 26, 1956

Julie Andrews in "My Fair Lady". Norman Conquest (Churchill Part 2), ABC's for Guns, Alec Guinness, English Battlefields in History  - 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 6 copies

Good

$20.00

April 2, 1956

The Teen-Age Telephone Tie-Up. Churchill Part 3 – Magna Carta and After, Estes Kefauver, Flower Arrangements, Designer Luis Estevez, San Francisco Basketball, Antarctic, Fred Allen obit - 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

April 9, 1956

Grace Kelly: Education of a Princess. Churchill Part 4, Afghanistan, Teamsters Threat

G/VG

$30.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$25.00

April 16, 1956

Berber Girls Today: A Prehistoric Way of Life. Tornados, Egypt's Nasser, Pickfair Party, Basil Wolverton Draws Cars, Epic of Man part 4 – 10 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

April 23, 1956

Jayne Mansfield. Princess Grace’s New Home, 200th Mozart Anniversary photo essay, “Teahouse of the August Moon”, TV Awards 

G/VG

$30.00

Same – 2 copies

Good

$25.00

April 30, 1956

Mr. & Mrs. Jonathan Daniel (Margaret Truman). Monaco Wedding (Grace Kelly), Spring in Japan, "The Bold and the Brave", Elvis

G/VG

$20.00

May 7, 1956

Sunbathers' Lazy Susan. Search for Better Scientists & M.I.T., Feet, Bert Lahr in "Godot", John Wayne - 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

May 14, 1956

Gainsborough Look in New Fashions. Kentucky Derby, Henry Wallace on Eisenhower, The Draft, Grand Canyon

Good

$20.00

May 21, 1956

Trick Towels for the Beach. Lyndon Johnson, Puerto Rico, Nine US Composers, Stuart Symington - 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

May 28, 1956

The King and I” – Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr. Russia's Popular Arts, Woe in the Auto World, Frogman's Mission, Kefauver, Yaleman's Taste in Art – 2 copies

G/VG

$30.00

June 4, 1956

Primping in Ancient Sumer (Epic of Man). "Trapeze", Russian Past, Algerian Leaders, Cincinnati Redlegs - 6 copies.

G/VG

$17.50

June 11, 1956

Carrol Baker: Best New Dramatic Actress. Buddha Celebration, Hersey Novel, Averell Harriman, "Baby Doll"    

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Fair/Good

$12.50

June 18, 1956

Special Issue: The Air Age. Airports, Helicopters, Military Aviation, etc. – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

June 25,1956

The Remarkable Mickey Mantle. Tito Visits USSR, Lyndon Johnson, “Moby Dick” movie by Samuel Eliot Morison, Venice photo essay

Not Available

NA

July 2, 1956

Stephanie Griffin (Actress). Adams Family Papers, Toy Guns, Highway Safety, Navy Farce Novel, Picnics 

Good

$17.50

July 9, 1956

An American Beauty & Diplomat's Daughter. Olympics, Red Planes, Troubled South by Robert Penn Warren 

G/VG

$17.50

Same

Good

$15.00

July 16, 1956

Gary Cooper, Tony Perkins ("Friendly Persuasion"). Marilyn Monroe’s Wedding, Duke of Windsor’s Garden, Nixon Controversy – 2 copies

Good

$25.00

July 23, 1956

Battle of Buena Vista. GOP Faces, Dead Sea Scrolls, Amateur Actors

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

July 30, 1956

Pier Angeli. Ringling Bros. Circus Folds Last Tent, Emporia, Kansas, Baseball Tempers, Buena Vista Part 2       

G/VG

$20.00

Same – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

August 6, 1956

Rescue at Sea (Andrea Doria). Report on Sinking by Walter Lord, Russian Athletes, Mexican War Part 3

G/VG

$40.00

Same

Good

$35.00

August 13, 1956

Up to Date Dirndl From Bavaria. Democratic Convention, Blackpool, Ponies, Pittsburgh Pirates

Not Available

NA

August 20,1956

Audrey Hepburn as Tolstoy Heroine in “War and Peace”. Death of Last Union Soldier (by Bruce Catton), Suez Canal Crisis – 2 copies

G/VG

$35.00

August 27,1956

Adlai Stevenson and Mrs. Roosevelt. Democratic Convention. Impact of Elvis Presley, Weather, Trotting, “My Fair Lady” Fashions

Not Available

NA

September 3, 1956

A Slave Auction in Old Charleston. Series on Segregation. Rally for Ike at Republican Convention, Water Skiers, Dior Fashions – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

September 10, 1956

Siobhan McKenna in "Saint Joan". Construction Boom, Boston's James Curley, Short Shorts – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, crease

$17.50

September 17, 1956

Salvaged Suitcase from "Andrea Doria". Suez Pilot, Thomas Wolfe Letters, "Bad Seed", Athenian Archeology Site, South on Segregation, Impact of Integration

G/VG

$30.00

Same – 3 copies

Good

$25.00

September 24,1956

Janet Blair. Peek at Mars, College Rush Week, James Dean Phenomenon (1 year after his death), TV Beauties, Thomas Wolfe, Background of Segregation

G/VG

$35.00

October 1, 1956

Egyptian Artist. Segregation series, Nuclear Power, Dodger's Sal Maglie, "Lust For Life", "The Outsiders" book – 4 copies

Good

$17.50

October 8, 1956

The U.S. Masons. Tall Man’s Life, Tacho’s Assassination in Nicaragua, Fusion Power, The Masons, 12 Year Old Harvard Man, Britain & Suez

G/VG

$65.00

October 15, 1956

Lovely Liz Taylor in Movie "Giant". Shaw's "Saint Joan", Andrea Doria Disagreement, Jack Benny – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

October 22, 1956

"The Bather”. "Around the World in 80 Days", Jacques Cousteau, Don Larsen – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

October 29, 1956

Thrilling Plane Rescue at Sea. Churchill on Henry VIII, Polio Vaccine, Texas Football, Ike vs. Democrats, Justice Brennan – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

November 5, 1956

Eisenhower in Minneapolis. Rebellion in Hungary and Poland, Bud Wilkinson, "Friendly Persuasion", Churchill on Elizabeth I

Good

$15.00

November 12, 1956

Rosalind Russell as Auntie Mame. Vaudeville by Fred Allen, "Peyton Place" novel, "The Ten Commandments", Churchill on English Civil War – 5 copies

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

November 19, 1956

Wounded Egyptian in Mideast Battle. Country Music, The Election, Superhighways, Wes Santee, Churchill

G/VG

$25.00

November 26, 1956

Comeback for Ingrid Bergman in "Anastasia". Egypt, Kay Thompson's "Eloise", Hungary War, British Royal Children – 4 copies

G/VG

$25.00

December 3, 1956

Walter Lord's "Day of Infamy" (USS Arizona Hulk). Story of Pearl Harbor, Olympic Stars, Lassie – 3 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Fair - water damage

$12.50

December 10, 1956

Bobby Morrow, Olympic Sprint Champ. Melbourne Olympics, Mobil Homes, Day of Infamy Part 2 – 3 copies

Good

$17.50

December 17, 1956

The Christian Sacraments: Baptism.  Day of Infamy Part 3, Segregation, Women of Hungary, 1957 Auto Show Models, Wilson Centennial

Not Available

NA

December 24, 1956

Special Issue - The American Woman

Not Available

NA

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