1956-08 American Magazine Contents

1956/08 — Cover is a painting by Phil Dormont

Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

ARTICLES:

  • What America Means to Me by J. Hugo Aronson
  • A Teenage Dream Comes True by Jack Long is about Susan Strasberg with a few black & white photos and one full-page color photo
  • School Crisis in Dixie by Virginius Dabney
  • Let’s Take the Mystery Out of Cooking by Rex Stout – with full-page black & white photo of the author outdoors over some smoke, title and start of article on bottom half of this page
  • His Best Friends Are Monkeys by Vance Packard about George Vierheller
  • Keys to Happiness by Wyatt Blassingame
  • What Goes Into Your Car
  • NOVELS:

  • For Olivia, My Wife by Gertrude Schweitzer and illustrated by Tom Lovell
  • The Girl Who Saw Too Much by Holly Roth and illustrated by David Stone Martin
  • STORIES:

  • There She Goes Again by Leslie Hall with illustration by Darrel Greene
  • The Guilty Hour by Miriam Cavanaugh
  • Crazy Over Horses by Walter Kaylin and illustrated by Arthur Sarnoff
  • Grand Prize — Short Short Story by Gordon Gaskill with illustration by Jo Polseno
  • The Exploiter — Storiette by Edwin T. Connell
  • FEATURES:

  • Letters Across the Editors’ Desks
  • Movies of the Month
  • The Open Door
  • Funny Side of the Street
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Interesting People
  • Today’s Fabulous Figures
  • Kangaroo Words
  • It’s the Law!
  • Now They’ve Done It!
  • Help for Your House
  • Directory of School and Colleges
  • Private Punky
  • 1956-04 American Magazine Contents

    1956/04 — Cover is a photograph by Paul D’ome Studios

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    ARTICLES:

  • By the Way – What We Know About You by The Editor
  • Salk Shots For My Child by Jane Krieger
  • I Disarmed the A-Bomb That Wouldn’t Explode by Dr. John C. Clark
  • What the Farmer Really Wants by Governor Fred Hall
  • Only Children Tell the Truth by Art Linkletter
  • Keep You Eye on the Castoffs by Edward Linn is about baseball’s kicked around veterans helping contenders, with small photos of Billy Klaus, Tommy Byrne, Monte Irvin and Ray Murray
  • Ireland’s Magic Never Dies by Gary MacEoin
  • How to Upholster a Chair by Walter Ian Fischman
  • Smoky Mountain Holiday by Wyatt Blassingame
  • NOVELS:

  • The Image of Sharon by Josephine Bentham and illustrated by Morgan Kane
  • Essence of Murder — Mystery by Peter Ordway
  • STORIES:

  • The Real Me by Ruth Henning and illustrated by Bernard D’Andrea
  • Emergency Call by John Ehle with illustration by Alex Ross
  • Doghouse for Two by B.M. Atkinson Jr. and illustrated by J. Frederick Smith
  • Petticoat Pilgrims by Gordon Gaskill and illustrated by John McClelland
  • The Red Wagon — Short Short Story by Leon Ware with illustration by Wesley Snyder
  • FEATURES:

  • Letters Across the Editors’ Desks
  • Movies of the Month
  • Today’s Fabulous Figures
  • Platters Up
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Funny Side of the Street
  • Interesting People, includes full-color photo of Ernie Burch, aka Blinko the Clown, in makeup
  • Patterns — 4-in-1 Table
  • Help for Your House
  • Now They’ve Done It!
  • Globe Trotting Trudy
  • It’s the Law!
  • Directory of School and Camps
  • What’s Your Mechanical I.Q.?
  • 1956-02 American Magazine Contents

    1956/02 — Cover is a photograph by Paul D’ome Studios

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    ARTICLES:

  • 5 Ways You Can Work for Peace by Harold E. Stassen
  • By Piggyback Way Across America by Evan McLeod Wylie
  • A Movie Star Who Acts Like One by Al Stump is about Dolores Gray
  • I Invent My Own Diseases by Don Harold
  • Is Anybody Really Honest? by Vance Packard
  • This Is Brooklyn? by Frank Lewis
  • Brighten your Floors With Tile by Bernard Gladstone
  • We Learned to Ski in Self-Defense by Ozzie Sweet
  • NOVELS:

  • Forbidden Woman by Alec Rockowe with illustrations by Ernest Chiriaka
  • The Cloth-of-Gold Murders — Mystery by Baynard Kendrick and illustrated by James Meese
  • STORIES:

  • Maid in Manhattan by Jerrold Beim
  • Girl With a Passing Fancy by Willard Temple and illustrated by Mac Conner
  • Frantic Frontier by Mosser Mauger and illustrated by Bob Myers
  • Assingment: Treason by Richard Stern with illustration by George Hughes
  • Lady from Heaven — Short Short by Oscar Schisgall
  • FEATURES:

  • Letters Across the Editors’ Desk
  • Today’s Fabulous Figures
  • Movies of the Month
  • Funny Side of the Street
  • Why Don’t They?
  • The Open Door
  • Interesting People
  • It’s the Law!
  • Globe-Trotting Trudy
  • Help for Your House
  • Now They’ve Done It!
  • Projects for a Winter Night
  • Kangaroo Words
  • It Never Happens
  • Directory of School and Camps
  • 1955-08 American Magazine Contents

    1955/08 — Cover is a painting by Leo Aarons

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    ARTICLES:

  • By the Way — How Much Can You See? — by The Editor
  • Thank you, America by Alexander Washchenko
  • A Husband Can’t Win! by Huntley Clover
  • How Ike Keeps Fit by Clarence Woodbury
  • They Make Your Hometown Safer by J. Edgar Hoover
  • The Amazing Secret of Walt Disney by Don Eddy – color photo of Disney and some of his key characters in color over the first two pages of the article
  • We Discovered Paris Through Its Markets by Charlotte and Denis Plimmer
  • Fall’s The Time to Build a Lawn by Bernard Gladstone
  • Best Vacation I Ever Had by Leonard Falkner
  • NOVELS:

  • Escape to Paradise by Ware Torrey Budlong and illustrated by Ernest Chiriaka
  • Ride With the Executioner – Novel of Suspense by Charlotte Armstrong and illustrated by George Garland
  • STORIES:

  • The Cobweb Bridge by Marjorie Carleton and illustrated by Ward Brackett
  • Lady, Get Lost by John De Meyer and illustrated by J. Frederick Smith
  • Blaze of Glory is a baseball story by Walter Kaylin with illustration by Frank McCarthy
  • Summer Serenade — Short Short Story by James Robert with illustration by Maxine McCaffrey
  • The Bride at Dead Soldier Spring by Oliver La Farge and illustrated by Tom Lovell
  • Deception — Vignette by Lydel Sims
  • FEATURES:

  • Letters Across the Editors’ Desk
  • Today’s Fabulous Figures
  • Movies of the Month
  • The Open Door
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Interesting People with black & white page featuring two photos and brief write-up on Audie Murphy and another page featuring a larger than half-page photo of Mickey Mantle in street clothes with his twin brothers Ray and Roy Mantle in Yankees uniforms
  • Private Punky
  • Now They’ve Done It!
  • Help for Your House
  • Recipe for a Modern Desk
  • Kangaroo Words
  • Globe-Trotting Trudy
  • Directory of Schools and Colleges
  • Funny Side of the Street
  • It’s the Law!
  • 1955-04 American Magazine Contents

    1955/04 — Cover is a painting by Arthur Sarnoff

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    ARTICLES:

  • By the Way – Obey or Pay — by The Editor
  • Are You Getting Your Share of Social Security? by Oveta Culp Hobby
  • Mr. Speaker–The Dynamo of Capital Hill by Edward Boyd about Sam Rayburn
  • Things I Wish My Parents Wouldn’t Do by Chris Cominel
  • I Walked Along the Street of Freedom by Roul Tunley
  • Can You Invent a Better Shoe? by H.J. Rand
  • My Best Pal Is a Bird by Mitchell D. Follansbee, Jr about a budgie
  • Moisture in Your Home? by Roger C. Whitman
  • Columbus Landed Here! by Jack Long
  • NOVELS:

  • The Dangerous Age by Mabel Brown Farwell and illustrated by Tom Lovell
  • A Bullet for the Purser — Mystery by John Rhodes Sturdy and illustrated by James Bingham
  • STORIES:

  • To Know, To Love — Storiette by Lucille A. Rice with illustration by Don Neiser
  • The Girl in the Guest Room by Andrina Iverson and illustrated by Morgan Kane
  • Blonde With the Sea-Green Eyes by W.H. Prosser and illustrated by Paul Burns
  • Fortress of Fear by by Hugh B. Cave and illustrated by Bernard D’Andrea
  • Bitter Sunday — Short Short Story by Peggy Simson Curry
  • FEATURES:

  • Letters Across the Editors’ Desk
  • Today’s Fabulous Figures
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Funny Side of the Street
  • Movies of the Month
  • The Open Door
  • Interesting People, includes color page featuring Debbie Reynolds and black & white page with Alvin Dark
  • Private Punky
  • Help for Your House
  • Now They’ve Done It!
  • Build an Extra Room in Your Backyard
  • Welding Words
  • Why?
  • Directory of School and Camps
  • It’s the Law!
  • 1955-03 American Magazine Contents

    1955/03 — Cover is a photograph by Joseph Ruston

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    ARTICLES:

  • By the Way by The Editor
  • How Safe Is Your Youngster? by J. Edgar Hoover
  • Million-Dollar Boquet by Steve King
  • Good School Are Worth Fighting For by Jacqueline T. Leonhard
  • Around America by Rail by Don Eddy
  • From Newsboy to Governor by Robert B. Meyner
  • I’ve Been Framed by Leonard Falkner
  • Why Motorists Get Into Trouble by Ralph Anderson
  • Taxco: Jewel City of Mexico by Philip Spelman
  • NOVELS:

  • Caged by Belva Plain and illustrated by Peter Stevens
  • The Curse of Sablier Island – Mystery by Gordon Gaskill and illustrated by Ben Stahl
  • STORIES:

  • How’s Mr. Gilhooley? – Storiette by Zoa Sherburne with illustration by Frank Ingoglia
  • Cross My Heart by John Toland and illustrated by Perry Peterson
  • Sting of the Lance by George Carousso and illustrated by Arthur Lidov
  • How Can I Forget You? by I.A.R. Wylie with illustration by Robert Patterson
  • Think in Mink — Short Short Story by James Robert with illustration by Bill Johnson
  • FEATURES:

  • Letters Across the Editors’ Desk
  • Movies of the Month
  • Funny Side of the Street
  • The Open Door
  • Today’s Fabulous Figures
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Interesting People, includes 2-page Nancy and Carol Heiss feature
  • Now They’ve Done It!
  • Help for Your House
  • Twist a Word
  • Globe-Trotting Trudy
  • Directory of School and Camps
  • Private Punky
  • It’s the Law!
  • 1951-08 American Magazine Contents

    1951/08 — Cover is a painting by Lonnie Bee

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    NOVELS:

  • Something for the Guy by Sarah-Elizabeth Rodger and illustrated by Arthur Sarnoff
  • See No Evil — A Nero Wolfe Mystery — by Rex Stout and illustrated by Thornton Utz
  • STORIES:

  • The Big Gimmick — Storiette by Elizabeth Pennell
  • Served Him Right by Willard H. Temple and illustrated by Perry Peterson
  • Sea Trap by Rogers Terrill
  • The Ornamental Hen by Edna H. Strachan and illustrated by Art Seiden
  • The Iron Key by Frank Russell Samuel and illustrated by George Garland
  • That Blake Family by Anne Homer Warner and illustrated by Mauro Scali
  • Double Entry — Vignette by James Robert
  • Watch My Smoke — Short Short by Allan R. Bosworth with illustration by Tommy Shoemaker
  • ARTICLES:

  • New Frontiers for the Human Spirit — Editorial
  • The Doctors Clean House by Alice Lake with Willard Mullin illustration
  • Most Dangerous Year of Marriage by Emily Hartshorne Mudd
  • He Gives Away His Millions by Steve King
  • Jet Ride to Tomorrow by Vance Packard
  • Vacation in the Park by Roul Tunley
  • We Are Counting on the Women by Tom Bernard
  • More Fun Than a Picnic by Don Eddy
  • Glass–The New Magic in Your Home by Jerome Beatty
  • Tips on Your Trip by Roy Barclay Hodges about tipping while on vacation
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People – An album of successful American Living, includes photo of Harry James
  • Letters to the Editors
  • Life’s Little Problems
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Welding Words
  • American Buy-Ways
  • Directory of Schools and Colleges
  • When You Travel
  • Why I Want To Visit New York – Award Winner
  • Fabulous Figures
  • Family Problems
  • It’s the Law! and Other Entertaining Comics
  • 1951-02 American Magazine Contents

    1951/02 — Cover is a painting by Peter Stevens

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    NOVELS:

  • Border Bride by William S. and R. Ross Annett and illustrated by Walter M. Baumhofer
  • The Cop Killer — A Nero Wolfe Mystery — by Rex Stout and illustrated by Thornton Utz
  • STORIES:

  • Stars In Her Eyes by Hannah Smith and illustrated by Perry Peterson
  • The Enemies by Cecilia Bartholomew and illustrated by J. Frederick Smith
  • Remember Me — Short Short by Elizabeth Ellen Glancy
  • Woman Trader by Hal G. Evarts and illustrated by Mead Schaeffer
  • Second Place by Doris Hume
  • Enough for Happiness by D.D. Beauchamp and illustrated by Michael
  • A Man’s a Fool — Vignette by Marjorie Carter
  • Kid With a Grin by Don Tracy with full page illustration by Ernest Chiriaka
  • Scenic Route — Storiette by Dale Clark
  • ARTICLES:

  • If I Were Twenty-One by Clarence Birdseye
  • How America’s Cities Prepare for Defense by James J. Wadsworth
  • Vacation Afloat by Cornelius F. Cronin, Jr.
  • Why Doesn’t Somebody Kill Stalin? by Ellsworth Raymond
  • Down the Maine Hatch by Don Eddy
  • I Sent My Wife to Vassar by Vance Packard
  • Fun, Money and Box Tops by Jerome Beatty
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People – An album of successful American Living
  • Letters to the Editors
  • Charlie’s Hidden Assets
  • Food Front
  • Life’s Little Problems
  • Now They’ve Done It!
  • Why Don’t They?
  • How Well Do You Know Sports?
  • 1949-12 American Magazine Contents

    1949/12 — Cover is a painting by Michael

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    NOVELS:

  • “The Power Devil” by Eustace Cockrell and Herbert Dalmas and illustrated by Walter Baumhofer
  • “The Gun With Wings” — A Nero Wolfe Mystery — by Rex Stout with illustration by Thornton Utz
  • STORIES:

  • “An Orchid a Day” by Doris Hume with illustration by William Ritter
  • “One More Journey” by Margaret Weymouth Jackson and illustrated by Harold Anderson
  • “Wonderland Wedding” by Edgar Brooke and illustrated by Arthur Sarnoff
  • “Blackmail” by Allan Vaughan Elston and illustrated by Tom Lovell
  • “Whistle for My Love” by Walter Brooks and illustrated by Vincent Guise
  • “The Gamble” — Short Short Story by Harold Channing Wire with illustration by Harry Bennett
  • “More Than a Dream” by William Holder and illustrated by Michael
  • “Getaway” — Vignette by Edward E. Verdier
  • “Paper Chase” — Storiette by Robert Andrew Arthur with illustration by Michael Bouldin
  • ARTICLES:

  • You Can Be a Clover by George T. Christopher
  • What Makes a Good Judge by U.S. Judge John C. Knox
  • We Train the World’s Generals by Glenn Johnston
  • I Spent Christmas in Nazareth by Thomas Sugrue
  • Why You Give Money Away by Jerome Beatty
  • What I Know About Women from Shoes by Herman Delman
  • Cowhands on the Grapefruit Range by Don Eddy
  • Young Rebel by Weldon Melick is about Dean Stockwell
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People
  • By the Way
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • Food Front
  • Life’s Little Problems
  • It’s the Law!
  • Can You Juggle Words?
  • Family Problems
  • Check That Impulse! and other distinctive comics
  • 1949-08 American Magazine Contents

    1949/08 — Cover is a painting by Scott Evans

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    NOVELS:

  • I Am Still Alive by Edward Hope and illustrated by Fredric Varady
  • Murder for the President’s Purse — Mystery by Hugh Pentecost and illustrated by James Bingham
  • STORIES:

  • Speak to Me, Darling by Scott Young and illustrated by John Alan Maxwell
  • Murderess by Dorothy Curnow Handley and illustrated by Andrew Loomis
  • One More Chance by Belva Plain and illustrated by Wesley Snyder
  • Toro by Robert Carse and illustrated by Tom Lovell
  • This Is Magic by Francis K. Allan and illustrated by Ernest Chiriaka
  • Sole Mates — Vignette by Eddie Forester
  • Do Not Disturb — Short Short Story by Allan Vaughan Elston with illustration b y J. Frederick Smith
  • The Sitter and the Socker by Judson Philips and illustrated by Lonnie Bee
  • Anniversary — Storiette by Octavus Roy Cohen
  • ARTICLES:

  • You Have 20 Chances to My One by Charles G Willoughby
  • We Can Give Away Too Much by U.S. Senator George W. Malone
  • Don’t Shoot, Ma! by Roy Rogers – with two color photos of Rogers, one on Trigger and one with his family
  • I Owe My Life to the Atom Bomb by I.S. Randall
  • Travelers Tell All by Hubert Kelley
  • How to Pick a Perfume by Philip C. Smith
  • We’re on the Road to Bankruptcy by U.S. Senator harry F. Byrd
  • You Can Write It Down… by V.K. Zworykin, Ph.D.
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People, includes color page featuring starlet Betty Garrett
  • By the Way
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Letters to the Editors
  • Food Front
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • Life’s Little Problems
  • Can You Outsmart a Cat?
  • Life’s Little Miracles
  • It’s the Law!
  • Family Problems
  • Check That Impulse! and other distinctive comics
  • 1949-07 American Magazine Contents

    1949/07 — Cover is a painting by Walter Baumhofer

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    NOVELS:

  • Slattery’s Hurricane by Herman Wouk and illustrated by Ernest Chiriaka — The basis for the 1949 film of the same title which starred Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, and Veronica Lake
  • The Stranger In the Car — Mystery by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding and illustrated by Geoffrey Biggs
  • STORIES:

  • The Pushover by Nicholas Breckenridge and illustrated by Larry Kritcher
  • Message for Mary — Short Short Story by Charles Green and illustrated by Walter Skor
  • Night in the Big Swamp by John Randolph Phillips and illustrated by Walter Baumhofer
  • Patient One — Vignette by Gerald Mygatt
  • The Irresistible Liar by Jean C. Becket and illustrated by Frederic Varady
  • Blue Moon Tonight by Eve Burkhardt and illustrated by Vincent Guise
  • Tokyo Trader by Norbert Fagan and illustrated by Haines Hall
  • Scattergood Promotes a Dream by Clarence Budington Kelland and illustrated by Earl Cordrey
  • Miracle in Ward B by Ann Gibbons and illustrated by Vincent Guise
  • Hi, Goddess! — Storiette by Muriel Roy Bolton
  • ARTICLES:

  • What America Means to Me by Sou Chan
  • Six Nights in a Madhouse by Tom Bernard about Spike Jones and his City Slickers
  • How to Put the G.O.P. on Its Feet by Governor Val Peterson
  • Teamwork for Defense by Secretary Louis Johnson
  • Headaches on the Hoof by Don Eddy
  • Which Is the House for You? by Ethel Waring, Ph.D.
  • How to Go Into Business by Charles F. Hughitt
  • Backstage at the Give-Aways by Jerome Beatty about radio quiz shows with photo of Bert Parks
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People, includes color page featuring Geraldine Brooks
  • By the Way
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Food Front
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • What’s in a Name?
  • It’s the Law!
  • Life’s Little Problems
  • Check That Impulse!
  • Family Money
  • Life’s Little Miracles and other distinctive comics
  • 1949-06 American Magazine Contents

    1949/06 — Cover is a painting by Scott Evans

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    NOVELS:

  • “The Lost Diplomat” by Oscar Schisgall and illustrated by Vincent Guise
  • “Door to Death” — A Nero Wolfe Mystery — by Rex Stout with illustration by Thornton Utz
  • STORIES:

  • “Fisherman’s Blonde” by Ernest K. Gann and illustrated by Gwen Fremlin
  • “Play It Smart” — Short Short Story by James Robert with illustration by Michael
  • “Nine O’Clock Rebellion by Mabel Brown Farwell and illustrated by Wesley Snyder
  • “A Diamond for Eadie” by Eve Burkhardt and illustrated by Milton Wolsky
  • “The Long Shot” by John M. Cunningham and illustrated by Saul Tepper
  • “This Is Our Night” by Florence Jane Soman
  • “On the Carpet” — Vignette by Ted Thompson
  • “He Couldn’t Say No” by Willard H. Temple and illustrated by F. Scott Wood
  • “Oh, Mother!” — Storiette by Dick Pearce
  • ARTICLES:

  • Americans Are Lucky by Charles Erwin Wilson
  • We Can’t Thrive on Security by U.S. Senator Kenneth S. Wherry and illustrated by Willard Mullin
  • Grandmother’s Got Your Number by Murray Teigh Bloom
  • The Circus Goes to College by Wayne Amos
  • God’s Salesman by Clarence Woodbury
  • What Would $100,000 Do to You? by Roy Barclay Hodges about Montgomery Clift
  • Women Should Be Drafted by U.S. Representative Frances P. Bolton
  • I Ran for Office–and Got Elected by Jerome Beatty
  • Two Little Words–Miniature by John Golden
  • Ripsnorting News by Don Eddy
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People
  • By the Way
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Food Front
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • Life’s Little Problems
  • Can You Grow These Flowers?
  • It’s the Law!
  • Family Money
  • Family Money
  • Life’s Little Miracles
  • 1949-05 American Magazine Contents

    1949/05 — Cover is a painting by Walter Baumhofer

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    NOVELS:

  • “Never Let Go” by Dorothea Malm and illustrated by Walter Baumhofer
  • “The Hidden Witness” — Mystery by George Harmon Coxe
  • STORIES:

  • “Girl in a Gondola” by Roul Tunley and illustrated by Tom Lovell
  • “The Next Horizon” — Short Short Story by Oscar Schisgall with illustration by Larry Kritcher
  • “Remember New York” by Pat Frank
  • “14-Carat Dream” by Michael Fessier and illustrated by Arthur Sarnoff
  • “Let’s Pretend” by Florence Jane Soman
  • “Important Day” — Vignette by James Robert
  • “Joint Account” by Greald Mygatt and illustrated by Glen Fleischmann
  • “Temptation” by Lee Rogow and illustrated by Wesley Snyder
  • “The Strangers” — Storiette by Mary Galvin and Roy Erickson
  • ARTICLES:

  • I Saw Terror by Patricia McCarthy
  • It Could Happen to You by Fredrick G. Brownell
  • The Man Behind the Big Brass by James Y. Newton is about Ferdinand Eberstadt
  • Daisies Do Tell by James F. Bender, Ph.D. with small color photos of Marilyn Maxwell and Nina Foch
  • Me and Television by Eric Hatch
  • Last Word in Gems by Edwin T. Connell
  • Will the Wasters Win Again? by Lindsay C. Warren
  • “Anyone Can Build a House” by Benedict Gunnar
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People, includes a full-page about Doris Day with large color photo
  • By the Way
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Food Front
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • Life’s Little Problems
  • Where In the World Are These American Cities?
  • Life’s Little Miracles
  • Family Money
  • It’s the Law! and other distintive comics
  • 1949-04 American Magazine Contents

    1949/04 — Cover is a painting by Walter Baumhofer

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    NOVELS:

  • “The Betrayal” by Norma Mansfield and illustrated by James Bingham
  • “Invitation to Murder” — Mystery by Peter Ordway and illustrated by Bernard D’Andrea
  • STORIES:

  • “Walk on Tiptoe” by Marjorie Carter and illustrated by Robert Patterson
  • “The Man Who Couldn’t Sleep” — Short Short Story by Paul Kunasz and illustrated by Francis Chase
  • “No One But You” by Eustace Cockrell and illustrated by Austin Briggs
  • “The Quicker Hand” by Herbert Brean and illustrated by Ben Prins
  • “The Money Tree” by Ernest K. Gann and illustrated by Lonnie Bee
  • “Consolation” — Vignette by Glenn Johnston
  • “Love That Bad Man!” by Charles Green and illustrated by Perry Peterson
  • “Swindle, Sweet and Simple” by Norbert Davis and illustrated by J. Frederick Smith
  • “Curtain Going Up” — Storiette by Donald M. Richardson
  • ARTICLES:

  • Pioneers Next Door by William Drake
  • European Recovery … Will You Get Your Money’s Worth? by Paul G. Hoffman
  • What’s Going On Inside Russia by Vance Packard
  • Toe Hold in Television by Wayne Amos
  • Big League “Wonder” Boys by Harold Rosenthal is about the 1949 rookies with small photos of Don Newcombe, Paul Hinrichs, Johnny Groth and Lloyd Merriman
  • The Trouble With Most Bridegrooms by Evelyn M. Duvall, Ph.D.
  • What It Takes to Be an Executive by Ewing W. Reilley
  • The Yankee Lord Mayor of Hamburg by Gordon Gaskill
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People
  • By the Way
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • Food Front
  • Life’s Little Problems
  • Twist a Word
  • Family Money
  • Life’s Little Miracles
  • Check That Impulse!
  • It’s the Law! and other distintive comics
  • 1949-03 American Magazine Contents

    1949/03 — Cover is a painting by Alex Ross

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    NOVELS:

  • “Private Affair” by Oscar Schisgall and illustrated by Tom Lovell
  • “The Third Man” by Graham Greene and illustrated by Larry Kritcher — This story is the basis for one of the all-time best movies, Carol Reed’s “The Third Man” starring Orson Welles and Joseph Cotton
  • STORIES:

  • “Just Before the Wedding” by Josephine Bentham and illustrated by Gwen Fremlin
  • “Katie Hath Charms” — Short Short Story — by Nell O’Day and illustrated by Milton L. Wolsky
  • “Stand-By Swenson” by Fred Lane and illustrated by Saul Tepper
  • “Bachelor Beware” by Luelle and Philip Clark and illustrated by Vincent Guise
  • “That Unpredictable Look” by Isabella Taves and illustrated by Robert Patterson
  • “Prom Girl” — Vignette — by Lee Rogow
  • “Scattergood and the Fiery Zealot” by Clarence Budington Kelland and illustrated by Earl Cordrey
  • “Mother Means Well” by Brooke Hanlon and illustrated by Fredric Varady
  • “The Dangerous Type” — Storiette — by Joseph Millard
  • ARTICLES:

  • Tomorrow Is a New Day by Bob Hope
  • Why You Are Safer in Milwaukee by Jerome Beatty
  • Where Do You Take Your Troubles? by Smiley Blanton, M.D.
  • How to Pick a Dog by Blanche Saunders
  • Trash or Treasure? by Sigmund Rothschild, expert appraiser and restorer
  • Everybody’s Nieghbor by Jack Long
  • Diamond Thieves by Arthur Daley and illustrated by Willard Mullin
  • Terrible!–Miniature by John Golden
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People, includes color photo of Arlene Dahl
  • By the Way
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Food Front
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • Life’s Little Problems
  • Welding Words
  • It’s the Law!
  • Life’s Little Miracles
  • Souvenir Slaphappy
  • Check That Impulse! and other distintive comics
  • 1949-01 American Magazine Contents

    1949/01 — Cover is a painting by Walter M. Baumhofer

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    NOVELS:

  • “A Few Good Years” by Faith Baldwin and illustrated by Robert Patterson
  • “Wife of the Victim” — Mystery by Philip Clark
  • STORIES:

  • “The Long Honeymoon” by Howard Linn Edsall and illustrated by Al Freudeman
  • “Swing Miss Posey” by Nelma Haynes and illustrated by Perry Peterson
  • “A Hard Man to See” — Short Short Story by Oscar Schisgall with illustration by Bernard D’Andrea
  • “Runaway Heart” by Francis K. Allan and illustrated by Amos Sewell
  • “The Wonderful Dope” by William Fay and illustrated by F. Scott Wood
  • “Crooked Lane” by Norbert Fagan and illustrated by John Clymer
  • “The Critic” — Vignette by Edwin T. Connell
  • “A Whim of Iron” by Ralph Condon and illustrated by Arthur Sarnoff
  • “Beginning Tonight” by William E. Barrett and illustrated by Walter Skor
  • “Present for a Lady” — Storiette by Carl Prentiss and illustrated by Bill Baker
  • ARTICLES:

  • Border Battles Among the States by george T. Renner, Ph. D.
  • More Security for You by Oscar R. Ewing
  • What Happened to Kansas by Clarence Woodbury
  • Fugitive Husbands by J.B. Griswold
  • Big City Skating Pond by Wayne Amos
  • What Do You Mean–Dumb Animals! by Vance Packard
  • Things I Can’t Explain by J.B. Rhine, Ph.D.
  • We’ve Got to Pay More for Leadership by U.S. Senator Herbert R. O’Conor
  • The Happiest Man I Ever Knew by Aiken Welch
  • High, Low, Ace and Jane by Jerome Beatty
  • Little Gift — Miniature by Jack Carson
  • Our New Plastic World by Tom bernard
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People, includes one page with full-color photo of Bill France
  • By the Way
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • Check That Impulse!
  • Life’s Little Miracles
  • Mind Your P’s and Q’s
  • Family Money
  • Life’s Little Problems
  • Food Front
  • Turning Point
  • It’s the Law! and other distintive comics
  • 1948-11 American Magazine Contents

    1948/11 — Cover is a painting by Barbara Schwinn

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    NOVELS:

  • An Invasion of Privacy by Katherine Albert and illustrated by Barbara Schwinn
  • Omit Flowers — A Nero Wolfe Mystery — by Rex Stout with illustration by Thornton Utz
  • STORIES:

  • Do I Love You? by Elizabeth Stowe and illustrated by Gwen Fremlin
  • Love Breaks a Record — Short Short Story by Roy Erickson with illustration by Wesley Snyder
  • Run, Bachelor, Run by Nord Riley and illustrated by Lonnie Bee
  • The Answer by William Fay and illustrated by Walter Skor
  • Man About Home by Faith Baldwin and illustrated by Austin Briggs
  • Window Dressing — Vignette by S.I. Kishor
  • Attorney at Sea by Albert Richard Wetjen and illustrated by Geoffrey Riggs
  • A Way Out by Charles Robbins and illustrated by J. Kenelous
  • Painless — Storiette by MacKinlay Kantor with illustration by Bill Baker
  • ARTICLES:

  • You Have a 6th Sense by Dr. Willis R. Whitney
  • How Strong Are We? by U.S. Senator Raymond E. Baldwin
  • Town Meetings on the Rhine by Gordon Gaskill
  • We Let Out Daughter Go to Hollywood by Dale Eunson
  • He Pushes the Earth Around by Jack Long
  • Who Cares What Time It Is? by Roy Barclay Hodges
  • Why Feed This Brute? by Edwin T. Connell
  • The DP’s Discover America by Paul E. Deutschman
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People
  • By the Way
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Food Front
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • Life’s Little Problems
  • It’s the Law!
  • Welding Words
  • Life’s Little Miracles
  • Check That Impulse! and other distinctive comics
  • 1946-05 American Magazine Contents

    1946/05 — Cover is a natural color photograph of Jerry Courtney by Patston

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    NOVELS:

  • The Intruder by James Aswell and illustrated by Pruett Carter
  • Murder on Tuesday — A Nero Wolfe Mystery — by Rex Stout and illustrated by Jane Huttenloch
  • STORIES:

  • Optioned Blonde by Henry Beetle Hough with color illustration by Mario Cooper
  • The Stone Trees by Nancy Shores and illustrated by George Hughes
  • Scattergood Greets a Hero by Clarence Budington Kelland and illustrated by Earl Cordrey
  • Kill Shot — Short Short by Peter Packer
  • Consuelo by Margaret Cousins and illustrated by Frederic Varady
  • The House That Was Lost by Anne Homer Warner and illustrated by Ben Stahl
  • Marriage for Three by Charles Bonner and illustrated by Fred Freeman
  • Blackout — Vignette by Dorothy Davis
  • The Trap — Storiette by Sewell Peaslee Wright
  • ARTICLES:

  • Truman’s First Year by Beverly Smith
  • The Spy Who Double-Crossed Hitler by J. Edgar Hoover
  • The Veterans’ One-Man Lobby by Clarence Woodbury
  • Baseball’s Biggest Scramble by Jim Burchard about wartime players returning to the bigs
  • My Husband Won’t Let Me by Joan Edwards
  • The World Has Too Many People by Guy Irving Burch
  • Are You As Smart As Your Dog? by Dr. Leon F. Whitney
  • Gadgets Galore by Frederick G. Brownell
  • Does Heredity Make You What You Are? by Arthur Kornhauser, Ph.D.
  • It’s in the Bag by James Gordon
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People, includes color photo of William Castle
  • Letters to the Editor
  • The Food Front
  • Why Don’t They?
  • People You Could Murder
  • Word Golf
  • How Do You Meet Life?
  • Signs of the Times
  • By the Way
  • It’s the Law! and other distinctive comics
  • 1943-09 American Magazine Contents

    1943/09 — Cover is a natural color photograph by Paul A Hesse Studio, model is L.L. Jones, JR., USNR

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    SHORT NOVEL:

  • “The Dead Man’s Tale” — Complete in this Issue by Hugh Pentecost
  • SERIAL:

  • “The Blue Vega” — Conclusion by David Garth
  • STORIES:

  • “The Rest of Her Life” — Novelette by Helen Bishop
  • “Dedication” by Jean Dupont Miller
  • Gift from the Groom by Ann Pinchot
  • Flight to Destiny by I.A.R. Wylie
  • Stranger in the Night — Short Short by Loring Dowst
  • “Don’t Mind So Much’ by Helen Bullard Rydell
  • “Love Me, Love My Sailor” by Faith Baldwin
  • “The Heart Has a Secret Place” by Helene Manard
  • “No Easy Way” — Storiette by Frederick Skerry
  • Blackmail — Vignette by Mary E. Dunham
  • ARTICLES:

  • Yank in a Tank by Staff Sergeant Charles B. Vonder Embse
  • Can We Let Them Starve? by Herbert H. Lehman
  • The Girl Who Always Said No by Don Eddy
  • Ration Robbers by Thomas I. Emerson
  • How United Nations Must Police the World by Geroge T. Renner
  • Will You Get Your Job Back? by Paul G. Hoffman
  • Sweet Dreams and Dynamite by Jack Long is about Frank Sinatra
  • Are We Losing Our Freedom? by U.S. Senator Harry Byrd
  • Science Predicts the Future by Edward Russell Dewey
  • Bequests on the Battlefield by Leo P. Dorsey
  • Guns We’re Training on Hitler by Maj. Gen. Levin H. Campbell
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People – Includes full-page about Dorothy McGuire with color photo at top and text underneath
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Minutemen
  • Silver Wings
  • Twenty Twizzlers
  • Johnny-on-the-Spot
  • Cause for Divorce
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • It’s the Law!
  • Signs of the Times
  • Which of Your Eyes is Boss?
  • Are Your Wordly Wise?
  • What Hitler Has Cost the World
  • Winning the War With Susie
  • 1943-05 American Magazine Contents

    1943/05 — Cover is a natural color photograph by Selwyn, Ltd. of Joan Caulfield

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    SHORT NOVEL:

  • “The Corpse Was Beautiful” — Complete in this issue by Hugh Pentecost
  • SERIALS:

  • “North to Danger” — Part 2 of 4 — by Tom Gill and illustrated by Saul Tepper
  • “Wild Island” — Conclusion by H. Vernor Dixon
  • STORIES:

  • “The Lady Goes Round and Round by Theodore Tinsley and illustrated by Mead Schaeffer
  • “I’ll Never Forgive You” by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding and illustrated by Harry Anderson
  • Not Made for Marriage by Anne Homer Warner and illustrated by Matt Clark
  • No Change — Vignette by Margaret Lee Runbeck
  • Remember in Spring — Short Short by Eleanor Green
  • Torch in the Night by Bertram B. Fowler and illustrated by Harvey Dunn
  • Ransom Note — Storiette by Mindret Lord
  • Coldriver Crime Wave by Clarence Budington Kelland and illustrated by Earl Cordrey
  • Hot Water by Robert Donaldson and illustrated by Gilbert Bundy
  • The Thunder of Silence by James Street and illustrated by Dean Cornwell
  • Critique — Vignette
  • ARTICLES:

  • How to Get Along Under Fire by Guardsman Patrick Tivey
  • Ships! Ships! Ships! by Rear Admiral Emory S. Land
  • Smoking Out Jap Spies by Don Eddy
  • Can You Be Hypnotized? by J.B. Griswold
  • Goldbrick Brigade by Top Sergeant A. Mays
  • Put Your Best Fault Forward by Rose Marie Bourdillon
  • It Ain’t Hay by John F. Coggswell
  • Feeding Baseball’s Wonder Boy by Jerome Beatty features Lou Boudreau
  • Money in Your Salt Shaker by Games Slayter
  • One Brave Yank by Gordon Gaskill
  • Pacific Springboard by Henry C. Wolfe
  • How You Look to the Japs by Frederick L. Hamilton
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People – Includes full-page about Mitchell Leisen with color photo at bottom and text above
  • Along the Way
  • Minutemen
  • Are You a Sucker for Propaganda?
  • Ten Keys to Charm
  • Why Don’t They?
  • Cause for Divorce
  • Johnny-on-the-Spot
  • Private Correspondence
  • Signs of the Times
  • The American Pulpit
  • It’s the Law!
  • Life’s Little Temptations
  • 1943-04 American Magazine Contents

    1943/04 — Cover is a color photograph by Patston, the model is Elaine Bassett.

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    SHORT NOVEL:

  • “The Case of the Beautiful Body” by Kelley Roos
  • SERIALS:

  • “The Enemy Sea” — Part 1 of 3 — by Abraham Polonsky and illustrated by Matt Clark
  • “Hearth Without Fire” — Part 2 of 3 — by Sarah-Elizabeth Rodger and illustrated by John Gannan
  • STORIES:

  • “A Thing of Beauty–” by Alberta Hughes Wahl
  • “This Night We Part” by Elise Taye and illustrated by Harry Anderson
  • “Manhunt in Tunisia” — A Vignette by Theodore Roscoe
  • “You Don’t Know Love” by Constance Bestor and illustrated by Ben Stahl
  • “Trail of Honey” by Robert Hyde
  • “Virtue and Mr. Fabian” by Sarah Litsey and illustrated by Pruett Carter
  • “The Very Poor Relations” by Charles Bonner
  • “His Own People” — Short Short Story by Patrick Welch
  • “So Many–All Alike” — Storiette by Dale Clark
  • ARTICLES:

  • Bloodstains in the Sky by Captain Clyde B. Walker
  • You’ve Got the British Wrong by Lord Halifax
  • American Workers Licked Rommel! by Don Eddy
  • Where is All Our Food Going? by Edward R. Stettinius
  • Inside France by Gabriel Hacket
  • Why the Russians Will Never Quit by Maurice Hindus
  • Tojo’s Nightmare by E.H. Clayton, D.D. and illustrated by Fred Ludekens
  • I Sing for Bing — Miniature by Mary Martin
  • Hot Whispers by Jerome Beatty
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Victory Slogan
  • Cause for Divorce
  • Minutemen
  • Signs of the Times
  • Why Don’t They
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • Chinese Checkers
  • Can You Bring Hitler to Defeat?
  • Can You Take It?
  • It’s the Law
  • Life’s Little Temptations
  • 1943-02 American Magazine Contents

    1943/02 — Cover is a natural-color photograph by Patston.

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    SHORT NOVEL:

  • “The Commonado and the Spotted Cow” — Complete in this issue by I.A.R. Wylie
  • SERIALS:

  • “Don’t Catch Me” — Part 2 of 3 — by Richard Powell and illustrated by Mortimer Wilson
  • Star Bright — Conclusion — by Eric Hatch
  • STORIES:

  • “Young Wife” by Faith Baldwin and illustrated by Harry Anderson
  • “It Was Always Understood” by Charles Bonner and illustrated by Michael Dolas
  • “Uniform” — Short Short by Corey Ford and illustrated by Fred Ludekens
  • “The Saboteur” — Vignette by Dorothy S. Hanson
  • “Scattergood” by Clarence Budington Kelland
  • “Birds in the Boughs” by Nelia Gardner White and illustrated by C. George Garland
  • “Do I Dare to Hope” by Elick Moll and illustrated by Alfred Parker
  • “Parson Goes to Sea” by Paul Deresco Augsburg and illustrated by Harold Von Schmidt
  • “Women Have Their Way” by Sarah Litsey and illustrated by Pruett Carter
  • “Matilda’s Just Fine” — Storiette by G.L. Newell
  • ARTICLES:

  • It’s Time to Get Up by William Corbin
  • Guadalcanal Diary by Lieut. Col. Richard C. Mangrum, USMC
  • Your Chances for Tires in 1943 by William M. Jeffers
  • The G.O.P.’s New Stand by Harrison E. Spangler
  • Girls They Write Home About
  • He Snatched $3,000,000,000 from Hitler by Sylvia F. Porter featuring Leo Crowley
  • Battle of the Rails by Beverly Smith
  • Fun in Bedlam by Jane Wyatt
  • Teacher’s Pet — Miniature by Joel McCrea
  • What We Must Do With War Criminals by U.S. Senator Elbert D. Thomas
  • How to Know Your Comrade In Arms
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People – includes 2 full pages in color with several photos of Ann Sothern
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Signs of the Times
  • Minutemen
  • Victory Slogan
  • Cause for Divorce
  • Quiz in Quadruplets
  • The Stars in 1943
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • Why Don’t They?
  • It’s the Law!
  • Life’s Little Temptations and Other Comics
  • 1942-07 American Magazine Contents

    1942/07 — Cover is a natural color photograph by Selwyn, Ltd.

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    SHORT NOVEL:

  • “The Wobblefoot” — Complete In This Issue by Dorothy B. Hughes
  • SERIALS:

  • “Night Before the Wedding” — Part 2 of 3 — by Noel Pierce
  • “North to Danger” — Conclusion — by Tom Gill
  • STORIES:

  • “Always With Me” by Charles Bonner
  • “Three on a Match” by Hamlen Hunt
  • “I’ll Make It Up to You” by Anne Homer Warner
  • “Hair-Do” — Short Short by Dwight Hutchinson
  • “The Six Little Words” by M.C. Blackman
  • “Women Like a Beating” by H. Vernor Dixon
  • “The Had-Been” by Richard Sherman
  • “Johnny Comes Marching Home” by Jerome Weidman
  • “Souvenir” — Storiette by Constance Wagner
  • “Time to Kill” — Vignette by Lawrence G. Blochman
  • ARTICLES:

  • Toughest Job in the War by Gordon Gaskill
  • What We Are Fighting For by Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Hot Spot for Heroes
  • Waste–The Enemy at Home by Senator Harry F. Byrd
  • How to Get a Commission by Major General James A. Ulio
  • A Man With Wings by Clarence Woodbury
  • A City Gets a New Job by Jerome Beatty
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People
  • Along the Way
  • Have You Got What It Takes?
  • Why Don’t They?
  • It Happened Overnight
  • Signs of the Times
  • It’s the Law!
  • Johnny On the Spot
  • Cause for Divorce
  • Minutemen
  • Life’s Little Temptations
  • 1942-06 American Magazine Contents

    1942/06 — Cover is a color photograph by Thill-Patson.

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    SHORT NOVEL:

  • “Deadly Is the Diamond” — Complete in this issue by Mignon G. Eberhart
  • SERIALS:

  • “Night Before the Wedding” — Part 1 of 3 — by Noel Pierce and illustrated by Fred Ludekens
  • “North to Danger” — Part 3 of 4 — by Tom Gill
  • STORIES:

  • “Little Man, Fly High” by Sarah-Elizabeth Rodger and illustrated by Earl Cordrey
  • “Papa, Come Home” by Dunlea Hurley and illustrated by Al Parker
  • “Nothing to Report” by Richard Sale and illustrated by John Gannam
  • “The Veteran” — Short Short by Eric Hatch with illustration by Hy Rubin
  • “A Man for Cousin Emily” by Augusta Tucker and illustrated by Dean Cornwell
  • “Remember the Good Times” by Frederick Nebel and illustrated by Tom Lovell
  • “It Was Really for Janey” by John Rhodes Sturdy and illustrated by Stevan Dohanos
  • “Two Were Left” — Storiette by Hugh B. Cave
  • “Miss Amelia and the President” by Carl Carmer
  • “The Tease” — Vignette by Edward Stevenson
  • “The Hiding Place” — Vignette by Constance Hawes
  • ARTICLES:

  • In Times Like These by The Editors
  • How to Win the War by Owen Lattimore
  • Wild Men from heaven by Don Eddy
  • What of the Future by Haile Sellassie I – 2-1/2 page article with one small photo of Sellassie
  • Luck of the Irish — Miniature by Pat O’Brien
  • San Jose Delivers by William Robinson
  • I Pilot a Bomber by Liut. Hugh D. Maxwell, Jr.
  • Quiz Dizzy by Jerome Beatty
  • The Girl on the Train by Kathryn Cogley
  • The Corn Is Ripe by William A.H. Birnie
  • FEATURES:

  • Interesting People – includes full page for Maria Montez with about two-thirds of that page a color photo
  • Along the Way
  • Now They’ve Done It
  • How’s Your Morale?
  • Back on Your Feet
  • Cause for Divorce
  • Why Don’t They?
  • It’s the Law!
  • What’s the Use of Being Good?
  • Signs of the Times
  • The American Pulpit
  • What Do You Do When You Get Mad?
  • Minutemen
  • Life’s Little Temptations
  • 1941-05 American Magazine Contents

    1941/05 — Cover is a color photograph by Thill-Patson.

    Complete contents taken from the contents page and from paging through this issue:

    SHORT NOVEL:

  • “Number 1 Wife” – Complete in this issue — By Thelma Strabel
  • SERIALS:

  • “Black Water” by Philip Wylie and illustrated by Mario Cooper
  • “You Go Your Way” by Katharine Brush
  • STORIES:

  • “Generals Make Promises” by H. Vernor Dixon and illustrated by Matt Clark
  • “From Peak to Peak” by James R. Webb and illustrated by Al Parker
  • “Little Dog” — Storiette by Mona Gardner
  • “Retreat” — Short Short by Allan Vaughan Elston
  • “Waiting for Jerry” by Joseph Laurance Marx and illustrated by Clark Fay
  • “Snob Sister” by Ruth Lyons
  • “Coming-Out Party” by Newlin B. Wildes and illustrated by Gilbert Bundy
  • “Turn Table” — Vignette by Stuart Marey
  • “Blue Roadster” by Corey Ford and illustrated by Mead Schaeffer
  • “Lead-Pipe Cinch” — Vignette by Bruce Nelson
  • ARTICLES:

  • Six Highways to Happiness by Charles Erwin Wilson
  • Mr. Wood Goes to Washington by Meyer Berger is about Lord Halifax
  • Big-Name Hunters by Jerome Beatty
  • Flivvers froM Hell by Gordon Gaskill
  • Full House by William A.H. Birnie
  • Outwitting Japanese Spies by Lieut. Col. H.N. Stent
  • Let Down and Live! by Miriam Townsend Sweeny
  • Hack Writer by Ernest Lehman and David Brown is about Eddie Davis
  • Bat Magic by Clarence Woodbury
  • How to Send a Telegram by B.D. Barnett
  • A Farmer Bets a Million by Ashton Hydorn
  • Our Biggest Bother by Walter F. Wanger
  • Features:

  • Along the Way
  • Scattergood Says
  • Cause for Divorce
  • Streamlining the Classics
  • Interesting People (includes Gene Tierney)
  • Why Don’t They?
  • The Animal Fair
  • It’s the Law!
  • Double Trouble is a poem by Ogden Nash