WOW this collector's issue has it all ...Al Moore Pin-Up Painting, Carol Channing, Ray Bradbury, Frank Leahy and Arnold Hano for a start!!
Vintage November, 1950 Esquire Magazine - The Magazine For Men. Issue Date: November, 1950; Vol. XXXI V. No. 5, Whole No. 204. Cover captions: Special Television Supplement. Read John Crosby. Robert Ruark puts the blast on women again. Has original 50 cent price on cover.
BRILLIANT pictorial spreads include:
*The Esquire Girl - Thanks, But No Thanks. Magnificent pull-out Pin-up painting by Al Moore. "Female farewell to a fellow voyager." *The Blonde - Photographs by Wallace Litwin. "In which the justly famous Carol Channing faces some of the world shaking problems of the day, if you'll pardon the expression." Movie Star and Hollywood Icon. *With A French Accent - Life on the Queen of Beaches, Lovely Cote D'Azur. *Stay On Em Cowboy - Outstanding photographs by Hy Peskin. Full color. "The Rodeo, as American as the Wild West, requires that a man can earn his money - or break his neck in trying." *The Texas City Disaster - Magnificent painting by Geoffrey Biggs. *On Point! Kodachrome by I. Julius Fanta.
*Aristocrats - Kodachrome by Robert P. Holland. *A Man's World - Personality: Mr. Notre Dame, Frank Leahy - John P. Carmichael. Special Supplement Television Spread, currently only seven stations west of Oklahoma - each has a radius of 40 miles: TV is a Way of Life. TV is Entertainment by John Crosby. Screening the TV Market. The Story of a show. TV on the map. Swan Song for a Pin-up by David Hill;
The Crusher by Arnold Hano, Boxer illustration by Ben Stahl - Boxing; That Old Man Gloom - Martin Gardner; Signal Danger - Charles Yerkow and illustrated by John Vickery;
Mystery Incorporated - Robert C. Ruark; "Ah, the sweet mystery of woman, and Ah...."; The Texas City Disaster - Morris Markey; Plenty of Guts by Harpo Marx; Mystery: Who Killed William Desmond Taylor? - Morris Markey; Remember November! - Burr MacMurray;The Gladiators - Dave Camerer. Pittsburgh Steelers; Ted Sloan The Greatest Jockey of All Time - Albert Abarbanel; Hard hat diver story with terrific artwork and The Incomparable Grouse. Fashion includes: MR. T Esquire's New Trim Look Takes Over, Drawing Martin Burniston. MR. "T' At Night - Drawings by Martin Burniston. Fantastic color violin player cartoon. More articles, Fiction, Sports, Fashion and Food including numerous in color.
Outstanding advertisements including full page color: Movie advertisement features Robert Mitchum in action film "Where Danger Lives" with Faith Domergue. Many other full page color include: Old Crow Bourbon, Lord Calvert; Pabst Blue Ribbon; Knox Hats, Motorola TV; Cashmere from Bernhard Altman; RCA Victor, Remy Martin Cognac, Seagrams VO, Van Heusen shirts, Arrow shirts and much more.
Excellent vintage condition. 176pp. VIBRANT color illustrations. Pages excellent/bright/clean/light general shelfwear/light edge yellowing. Cover very good/good/bright/clean overall/general shelfwear includes some scuffing-rubbing/spine end 2"slit tear(3-4pp approx 1")/cover wrinkle-scratches-indent lines goes through first few pp(not like cover).
Due to postal regulations, we are unable to ship this heavy magazine by media mail.
RARE November 1950 Esquire Magazine, 'Al Moore' Painting, Pin-Up Girl, Carol Channing, Ray Bradbury, Arnold Hano, Notre Dame, Frank Leahy, Cowboy, Hy Peskin, Ted Sloan, Robert Mitchum, Harpo Marx
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