Valentine #25 April 1970
(25 April 1970)

IPC, 1957 Series
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Price
8d [0-0-8 GBP]
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
every Monday
On-sale Date
1970-04-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Editing
Bill Williamson (editor); Trudy Culross (assistant editor); Sid Hayden (features editor); Helen Hooper (features); Pat Brennan (features); Dick Lewis (scripts); Jenny Fisher (art); Valerie Witton (art)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Tender love stories you will always remember…

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Mailbox... / letters page / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Tone Simmonds
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Indexer Notes

Letters from: Lynn and Jean (from Hastings, Sussex), Dawn Watson (from Cambridge), Diana Field (from Cranleigh, Surrey), Candy (from High Wycombe, Bucks.), Janet Carroll (from Wednesbury, Staffs.), and Sybil Bain (from Yarmouth)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Romance Scope / text article / 0.4 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Horoscopes.

Loving by Letter-but Are Words Enough? (Table of Contents: 3)

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One of the great tests of love is separation.

Moment of Doubt (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Selena was new to the scene--and new to the charms of a boy like York…
Genre
romance
Characters
York Smith; Selina Barry; Milly
Synopsis
New in town, Selina feels lucky to meet the handsome and charming York. He shows her the town. On Monday at her new job, Selina discovers York's charmed every girl in town for about two days. Are her two days up?
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The New Faces (Table of Contents: 5)

Beauty Service / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Valentine takes two girls with good basics--and shows them how to achieve the looks they really want.
Genre
fashion

Jimmy Savile He's All Heart (Table of Contents: 6)

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Script
Helen Hooper
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Your Mother Should Know… ('Cos She's Been Around Longer!) (Table of Contents: 7)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Stop, Look-and Listen..! / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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The Sound and the Fury, by William Faulkner, is the kind of classic I used to read at school…

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Simon / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Where is he? What's happened to the boy Frankie's going to marry?
Genre
romance
Characters
Simon Chandler; Frankie Brook; Thelma
Synopsis
Frankie searches frantically for Simon and finally sees his van outside a run down house. Simon is inside—he bought the house for them and is trying to decorate, but has made a mess. Frankie says they will work on it together. Soon it is the night before their wedding and the girls gather. But Frankie sees Simon's van driving north, out of town. Is it because he thinks their marriage won't work?

Tomorrow the Sun Will Shine (Table of Contents: 10)

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It was Rome, the city of lovers, and I should have been young and in love and content…

Girls! And Why They Get Away with Murder! (Table of Contents: 11)

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How's Your Heart Control (Table of Contents: 12)

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Meet Steve McQueen Every Girl's Dream! (Table of Contents: 13)

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Script
Pat Brennan
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? [as Warner-Pathe and United Artists] (photo)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

The £155,000 Man! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
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Jorge Badía Romero ?
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Jorge Badía Romero ?
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Ever fancied a footballer? Here's a great new serial about a girl called Cindy and a wonder boy of soccer.
Genre
romance
Characters
Cindy; Gerry Kane; Victoria
Synopsis
Cindy is secretary to the manager of a football club and loses her half day off to pick up the club's new soccer player, Gerry Kane. Cindy makes it clear to Gerry that she thinks he is a waste of money and she doesn't like soccer. That Saturday, Cindy attends Gerry's first game and, in her office, finds attractive Victoria. The woman asks Cindy to pass on a message to Gerry and tells Cindy to keep her hands off Gerry. While Cindy bluntly says she's not interested, she wonders why she came to the game.
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Indexer Notes

This is the first part of a new ongoing serial.

Holiday Hangouts…Where to Do Your Own Thing This Summer (Table of Contents: 15)

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On the Outside Looking In… (Table of Contents: 16)

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I could fix other people's love-lives--solve other people's problems…so why couldn't I help myself?

Second Hand Love (Table of Contents: 17)

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Domingo Álvarez ?
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Domingo Álvarez ?
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For years Jane had lived in her older sister's shadow, but now at last she had the chance to be herself…
Genre
romance
Characters
Jane Weston; Hilary Weston; Paul Deacon; Mrs Weston
Synopsis
When Hilary goes overseas, Jane takes ownership of her life, out of her sister's shadow. She blows her first week's wages on new clothes and meets Paul shopping at the same store. They share a drink and arrange a date. When Paul asks Jane's name, they discover Paul has dated Hilary. Jane is angry and runs away. Paul tracks her down and, from out the front of Jane's house, he tells the story—his date with Hilary began was a mistake, but with Jane it is love. Jane's mother encourages her to let Paul in.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Dear Stevie / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

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How to Be a Teenager…and Survive! (Table of Contents: 19)

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Helen Hooper
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[Ray Dorey] (Table of Contents: 20)

Travellers' Tales / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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All These Things (Table of Contents: 21)

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Pamela Sellers
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Indexer Notes

This poem is on the back cover.

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Tender love stories you will always remember…"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Mailbox...
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Romance Scope
  4. 3. Loving by Letter-but Are Words Enough?
  5. 4. Moment of Doubt
  6. 5. The New Faces
    Beauty Service
  7. 6. Jimmy Savile He's All Heart
  8. 7. Your Mother Should Know… ('Cos She's Been Around Longer!)
  9. 8. ["The Sound and the Fury, by William Faulkner, is the kind of classic I used to read at school…"]
    Stop, Look-and Listen..!
  10. 9. ["Where is he? What's happened to the boy Frankie's going to marry?"]
    Simon
  11. 10. Tomorrow the Sun Will Shine
  12. 11. Girls! And Why They Get Away with Murder!
  13. 12. How's Your Heart Control
    Quiz
  14. 13. Meet Steve McQueen Every Girl's Dream!
  15. 14. ["Ever fancied a footballer? Here's a great new serial about a girl called Cindy and a wonder boy of soccer."]
    The £155,000 Man!
  16. 15. Holiday Hangouts…Where to Do Your Own Thing This Summer
  17. 16. On the Outside Looking In…
  18. 17. Second Hand Love
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Dear Stevie
  20. 19. How to Be a Teenager…and Survive!
  21. 20. [Ray Dorey]
    Travellers' Tales
  22. 21. All These Things
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