United Airlines in 1962: Society Soars to 30,000 Feet
Look what we found! Why, it's a June 1962 edition of United's old in-flight magazine, Mainliner. This week, we'll be flipping through the pages and learning a thing or two about the United of the dawn of the jet age.
Yesteday we introduced you to a Mr. Rotunno, professional photographer with a single beat: Chicago's airports. Rotunno captured the arrivals of famous actors, actresses, political figures, musicians and more with his lens. He was the modern-day LAX paparazzo, just more distinguished and at ORD/MDW.
Today we see a few of the famous faces Mike photographed, featured here on the last page of Mainliner.
Why, the New Jersey Governor getting lei'd! And ooh Sir Edmund Hillary! We especially love the note about the United "stewardess'" role in Cape Fear with Gregory Peck. We wonder if that's on Netflix?
Curious to have a better look at the article? View a larger version here.
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