Just a quick item of interest I came across while preparing several mid-1940’s issues of Liberty Magazine for eBay:
I’d never seen this shot before, here’s what the caption reads in case it’s too small or you can’t make out what exactly is going on here:
MERINGUE MAKE-UP FOR BETTE DAVIS – The actress gladly stopped a pie with her face when Hollywood observed V-J Day. This command encore delighted 2,000 G.I.s at Camp Cooke, California. Dancer Johnny Coy, the chucker, grins in anticipation.
From inside the November 10, 1945 issue of Liberty Magazine.
Bonus: Here’s another issue from that same collection, February 1, 1947, which features Davis on the front cover. Unfortunately it’s beat to all you-know-what: