Early mid-century (October 6, 1945) The Star Weekly | Toronto Star magazine just after WWII issue. Dogs and boy cover by artist Russell Sambrook. 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.
Inside this issue:
Cover: Boy at the door with dogs outside by Russell Sambrook
Back cover: full-color Community Silver advertisement
Pictorial features include:
- Women play big role in Russia's recovery
- They Live on Wheels
- Climbing the High Peaks of Canada's Rockies
- full-color Buy Victory Bonds advertisement
- Thanksgiving turkeys
- He wears steel teeth
- Star carriers give three planes
- double spread color Chevrolet advertisement
- Ontario corn to feed Europe
- full-page Kodak advertisement
- England's fine crop of film star beauties
- Flowers, candles, masks honor Mexican dead
- full-color, full-page Ivory soap advertisement
- Kindergarten for nuns
- Miss and Mrs. America
- Hollywood's latest twin sister act
- - House of Seagram full-page advertisement
- Camera shots from Old Kentucky
- Formosa returns to China
In GOOD! condition, one of the pages have separated from the stapled spine, MILD! foxing | yellowing of internal pages, some SMALL! tears to page edges, one or two dog-eared corners. All text legible, all graphics vivid with MINIMAL! fading apparent.
Approximate measurements: 16" x 12" | Complete at 32 pages
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