LOOK Magazine – December 26, 1944
Cover : Photographer Bob Leavitt’s seven-year-old son Robert blows out a candle in a “typical Christmas Eve setting.”
– Full page Bell Telephone ad reminding citizens that the War still needs the wire, and to help keep long distance lines clear over the Christmas holiday.
– Christmas 1944, V-Day for Religion, Pastor Albert Dorf at a Lutheran church in Brooklyn.
– Chinatown, San Francisco, photo feature by James Wong Howe
– General Osborn teaches soldiers to be civilians.
– Full page Oldsmobile ad stars the A. A. Krueger family of Chicago, doing their part to support the war effort.
– Characters children love, with color illustrations by Walt Disney, Kurt Wiese, Hardie Gramatky, Wanda Gag, Gustaf Tenggren, James Daugherty.
– Mrs. Minette Lange of Greenwich Village shows her children how to fix a bountiful holiday meal despite wartime shortages.
– The smart money rides with jockey Ted Atkinson, photo feature of horse racing stages.
– American Heroes, Gene Oxley of Stilesville, Indiana, a Coast Guard Coxswain who swam ashore at Normandy.
– Which children’s behaviors are worthy of concern, and which are not?
– Great full color ad for “Frenchman’s Creek” with Joan Fontaine and Arturo de Cordova, the illustration could be the cover of a romance novel!
– Dinah Shore’s photo diary of a US tour.
– New film talent, Van Johnson and Phyllis Thaxter.
– Your child’s arch-foe, Rheumatic fever.