2 Issues Life Magazine July, 1946 Bing Crosby, May 11, 1962 Bob Hope For Sale
Lifeis the title of an American magazine that from 1883 to 1936 was published as a humor and general interest Lucebought the magazine in 1936 solely so that he could acquire the rights to its name when it became a weekly news magazine launched by Luce with a strong emphasis published weekly until 1972; as an intermittent "special" until 1978; and as a monthly from 1978 to 2000.It became a weekly newspaper supplement published by Time Inc. from 2004 to 2007 and was included in some American newspapers. The website, life.com, existed from March 2009 to January 2012, as a joint venture withGetty Imagesunder the name See Your World, LLC,which in January 30, 2012, became a photo channel on Time.com.[clarification needed]
WhenLifewas founded in 1883 it was similar toPuckand was published for 53 years as a general-interestlight entertainmentmagazine, heavy on illustrations, jokes and social commentary. It featured some of the greatest writers, editors and cartoonists of its era, includingCharles Dana Gibson,Norman Rockwell, andHarry Oliver. During its later years, this magazine offered brief capsule reviews (similar to those inThe New Yorker) of plays and movies currently running inNew York City, but with the innovative touch of a colored typographic bullet appended to each review, resembling a traffic light: green for a positive review, red for a negative one, amber for mixed notices.
The LuceLifewas the first all-photographic American news magazine, and it dominated the market for more than 40 years. The magazine sold more than 13.5 million copies a week at one point and was so popular that PresidentHarry S. Truman, SirWinston Churchill, and GeneralDouglas MacArthurall serialized their memoirs in its pages. Luce purchased the rights to the name from the publishers of the firstLifebut sold its subscription list and features to another magazine; there was no editorial continuity between the two publications.
Lot of 2 Issues of "Life" Magazine (Tons of nice old advertisements inside) 1) "Life" Magazine - July, 1946 (Singer Bing Crosby) 2) "Life" Magazine - May 11, 1962 (Comedian Bob Hope)Magazines are used, and show signs of wear (Rips, tears, writing, folds, and bends). Not sure really how to grade magazines, so what you see is what you get, with the signs of wear that I listed (Condition is as shown above). Thanks for looking, and offer away. I have several other lots of Magazines listed currently / Win additional lots for combined shipping discount.
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2 Issues Life Magazine July, 1946 Bing Crosby, May 11, 1962 Bob Hope : $7