Bad Journalism but Good Business.

Year of Jane Russell: Day 45

Jane proved so popular as a pin-up that it wasn’t unheard of for her to be on the cover of a magazine for consecutive months. Here is the May 1942 issue of SPOT magazine with Jane. The following month’s cover would feature one of the Hurrell color images which we already took a look at. Of this decision, the editor of the magazine admitted it was “bad journalism but good business.”

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