Early mid-century (January 6, 1945) The Star Weekly | Toronto Star magazine WWII-era issue. Canadian sailor and child with HMCS (Her Majesty's Canadian Ship) naval cap on head going up the stairs. Great vintage advertisements.
The Star Weekly magazine was a Canadian periodical published from 1910 until 1973. The publication, issued as both a supplement to the Toronto Star Newspaper and as a stand-alone magazine, was widely read in rural Canada, where delivery of daily newspapers was infrequent. From the 1940s onwards, the Star Weekly was comprised of a main section, a magazine section, a comic section and sometimes a novel.
Cover: H.C.M.S. Officer (Her Majesty's Canadian Ship) cap on child's head going up the stairs with sailor dad.
Pictorial features include:
- Prize winners in the White House photo contest
- Scenes in Rhineland
- Nova Scotia's Salt Mine: Largest in the British Empire
- Unusual photos of the year 1944
- Allies pry open the Burma road lifeline
- US Navy activities in peaceful Pacific areas
- The camera records war heroism and tragedy
- Hollywood's Miss Bathing Suit winner in five poses
- Dalhousie University Nova Scotia: Photogenic co-eds
- The making of mannequins
- US Pacific forces are Tokyo bound
- Mad movie monsters of 1944
In VERY GOOD! condition one of the pages has slightly separated from the stapled bind and there is a tear to the top of the last page. Newsprint shows expected foxing with all text clear and legible, all imagery bright and vivid.
Approximate measurements: 16" x 12" | Complete at 20 pages
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