1944 in Print — Life Magazine, Feb. 28, 1944

Feb. 28, 1944, Life Magazine

Feb. 28, 1944: Ella Raines, star of “Phantom Lady,”  gets the cover photo. Life looks at the emerging race for the Republican candidate to challenge Franklin Roosevelt for a fourth term in the 1944 presidential election, with Thomas E. Dewey and Wendell Willkie seemingly the leading contenders.  Courtesy of Google.

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2 Responses to 1944 in Print — Life Magazine, Feb. 28, 1944

  1. Benito says:

    What an issue!
    P. 35 Photo of Chaplin being fingerprinted in the Joan Barry case. He is NOT happy.
    p. 63 Lovely Ellen Raines gets the big buildup
    p. 81 the photo caption is “Mexicans Like Plump Girls”…vintage photos of Acapulco and Mexican nightclubs nearby
    p. 86 A bio of gangster and “union activist” Louis Lepke. The movie “Murder, Inc.” [1960] was fairly accurate.
    p. 105 A full page ad titled “Don’t Come To San Francisco NOW”, advises us that “this city and its region are too busy and crowded to entertain you.” Until after the war.
    And much more, including aerial photos of bomb damage to Berlin.

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