Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, December (Dec.) 1, 1954 - The Crew-Cuts / How Plante and Drapeau Licked the Montreal Underworld


B01D6QJFAA 116 pages. Features: Lovely Frankline Arbuckle cover art features Santa being photographed in the snow by Karsh while his reindeer look on; Colour ad for the Parker '51' pen inside front cover; One-page Birks Jewellers ad features pricey diamond adornments; One page ad for Canadian General Electric features their Musaphonic radio and also includes the C406, C405, C409, C408 and C625/6; Two-page Recall ad features Christmas gift suggestions - and their 1954 prices!; Sir Winston Churchill reaches eighty; Jordan is Britain's Anti-Britihs Ally; Lovely two-page colour ad for the Chrysler New Yorker Deluxe (dark green) features formally-attired folks; One-page colour ad for Westclox clocks; Does Israel Want to Start a War? - article with photo of woman holding casing of bomb which killed nine Arabs; How Lawyers Pacifique Plante and Jean Drapeau Licked the Montreal Underworld - article with photos of these men as well as Harry Davis, Louis Bercovitch, Fernand Dufresne, Harry Ship, Albert Langlois and Judge Caron; Colour Karsh portraits of Field-Marshal Viscount Montgomery, Dr. Albert Schweitzer, Le Corbusier, Pablo Picasso, Marshal Tito, Pablo Casals, Augustus John and Andre Malraux; I'm Leaving Canada - And I'm Glad - departing U.S. Vice-Consul in Toronto vents his spleen after two years north of the 49th; When the Women Went on Strike (fiction); What Happens to Family Allowances? - the full story of the world's most generous baby-bonus scheme - with photos of Mrs. Zillie Minor and some of her 18 children, who receive Ontario's largest family-allowance ($91); Sh-Boom! - The Crazy Career of The Crew Cuts - wonderful photo-illustrated article on this Toronto-based pop singing group; The Forgotten Whirlwind Who Put the World on Time - a photo-illustrated Maclean's flashback article on Canadian engineer Sir Sandford Fleming who gave the world standard time, planned most of Canada's railways, championed the Pacific Cable, and designed our first stamp; The Colossal C.O.D. Swindle (fiction); She Knows the Kind of Children You'll Have - Dr. Norma Walker of the University of Toronto is a heredity counselor who heads the genetics department of Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children - article with photo; Never Ask a Woman the Way; How TV is Changing Your Life; Trappers Hate the Wily Wolverine - which isn't smart enough to stop trying to fight porcupines; Great one-page colour ad for the Park Sheraton Hotel in New York; Fantastic two-page colour ad for the 1955 Dodge Regent (greenish-blue); One-page Seagram colour ad features painting called 'Montreal' by Albert Cloutier, A.R.C.A., whose photo is included; Fantastic two-page 1955 Plymouth ad features red and white Savoy; Centrefold colour ad for GE Appliances features Santa and GE Christmas gifts; Hudson's Bay Scotch Whisky ad features Kwakiutl Indian mask; Canadian Westinghouse ad includes photos of the Radasonic table radio and Combinette radio-phonograph; Nice two-page colour ad for the 1955 Dodge Custom Royal (white on green); Two-page colour ad for the 1955 Pontiac "Laurentian" Sport Coupe (white on red); Wonderful two-page colour ad for the 1955 De Soto Fireflite (black with pale yellow trim); Two-page ad for the 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Sport Coupe (yellow with white hardtop); Two-colour ad for McCulloch chainsaws features a Model 33 saw; Labatt's 50 Ale ad features illustration of hulking boxer; Colour ad for the Watchmakers of Switzerland highlights Daniel Jeanrichard, 'the man who founded a tickk-tock town'; Back cover colour ad for Community cutlery; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A quality copy of this magnificent vintage issue.

Title: Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, December (Dec.) 1, 1954 - The Crew-Cuts / How Plante and Drapeau Licked the Montreal Underworld

Author Name: Fraser, Blair; Johnstone, Ken; Tinker, Frank A.; Bodsworth, Fred; Callwood, June; Croft, Frank; Rosenfeld, Max; O'Hagan, H.; Et al

Categories: Music, Canadiana, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean-Hunter: 1954

ISBN Number: B01D6QJFAA

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 201G4694

Keywords: Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, December (Dec.) 1, 1954 - How Plante and Drapeau Licked the Montreal Underworld Frankline Arbuckle cover art features Santa being photographed in the snow by Karsh while his reindeer look on; Colour ad for the Parker '51' pen inside front cover; One-page Birks Jewellers ad features pricey diamond adornments; One page ad for Canadian General Electric features their Musaphonic radio and also includes the C406, C405, C409, C408 and C625/6; Two-page Recall ad features Christmas gift suggestions - and their 1954 prices!; Sir Winston Churchill reaches eighty; Jordan is Britain's Anti-Britihs Ally; Lovely two-page colour ad for the Chrysler New Yorker Deluxe (dark green) features formally-attired folks; One-page colour ad for Westclox clocks; Does Israel Want to Start a War? - article with photo of woman holding casing of bomb which killed nine Arabs; How Lawyers Pacifique Plante and Jean Drapeau Licked the Montreal Underworld - article with photos of these men as well as Harry Davis, Louis Bercovitch, Fernand Dufresne, Harry Ship, Albert Langlois and Judge Caron; Colour Karsh portraits of Field-Marshal Viscount Montgomery, Dr. Albert Schweitzer, Le Corbusier, Pablo Picasso, Marshal Tito, Pablo Casals, Augustus John and Andre Malraux; I'm Leaving Canada - And I'm Glad - departing U.S. Vice-Consul in Toronto vents his spleen after two years north of the 49th; When the Women Went on Strike (fiction); What Happens to Family Allowances? - the full story of the world's most generous baby-bonus scheme - with photos of Mrs. Zillie Minor and some of her 18 children, who receive Ontario's largest family-allowance ($91); Sh-Boom! - The Crazy Career of The Crew Cuts - wonderful photo-illustrated article on this Toronto-based pop singing group; The Forgotten Whirlwind Who Put the World on Time - a photo-illustrated Maclean's flashback article on Canadian engineer Sir Sandford Fleming who gave the world standard time, planned most of Canada's railways, championed the Pacific Cable, and designed our first stamp; The Colossal C.O.D. Swindle (fiction); She Knows the Kind of Children You'll Have - Dr. Norma Walker of the University of Toronto is a heredity counselor who heads the genetics department of Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children - article with photo; Never Ask a Woman the Way; How TV is Changing Your Life; Trappers Hate the Wily Wolverine - which isn't smart enough to stop trying to fight porcupines; Great one-page colour ad for the Park Sheraton Hotel in New York; Fantastic two-page colour ad for the 1955 Dodge Regent (greenish-blue); One-page Seagram colour ad features painting called 'Montreal' by Albert Cloutier, A.R.C.A., whose photo is included; Fantastic two-page 1955 Plymouth ad features red and white Savoy; Centrefold colour ad for GE Appliances features Santa and GE Christmas gifts; Hudson's Bay Scotch Whisky ad features Kwakiutl Indian mask; Canadian Westinghouse ad includes photos of the Radasonic table radio and Combinette radio-phonograph; Nice two-page colour ad for the 1955 Dodge Custom Royal (white on green); Two-page colour ad for the 1955 Pontiac "Laurentian" Sport Coupe (white on red); Wonderful two-page colour ad for the 1955 De Soto Fireflite (black with pale yellow trim); Two-page ad for the 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Sport Coupe (yellow with white hardtop); Two-colour ad for McCulloch chainsaws features a Model 33 saw; Labatt's 50 Ale ad features illustration of hulking boxer; Colour ad for the Watchmakers of Switzerland highlights Daniel Jeanrichard, 'the man who founded a tickk-tock town'; Back cover colour ad for Community Cutlery,