(August 1949)

Fawcett, 1948 Series
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Volume
13
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing
Will Lieberson (Executive Editor); Roy Ald (Editor)
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Indicia: SWEETHEARTS, August, 1949, Vol. 13, No. 78, is published monthly by Fawcett Publications, Inc., Fawcett Place, Greenwich, Conn. Entered as second class matter Aug. 13, 1948, at the post office, Greenwich, Conn., under the act of March 3, 1879. Additional entry at Louisville, Ky. Copyright 1949 by Fawcett Publications, Inc. Title registration applied for at U.S. Patent Office. Editorial and advertising offices, 67 W. 44th St., N.Y. 18, N.Y. Send remittances and letters concerning subscriptions, change of address, etc., to Circulation Dept., Fawcett Pl., Greenwich, Conn. Subscription rate 12 issues for $1.20 in U.S., possessions and Canada. Foreign, $1.70 in international money order, U.S. funds.

[No ads, all story pages.]


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Genre
romance

Slave To Ambition (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Sheila Winters; Betty; Lena Hunt; Carter Ames; Mr. Snyder; Marian Evans
Synopsis
Sheila, clerk in the clipping “morgue” of a newspaper, wants to be a reporter. She repeatedly copies confidential government information entrusted to her boyfriend Carter and gives it to her editor, even though she knows it’s unethical. Carter is arrested and fired from his job as a result. Sheila gets a reporter’s job but quits when she learns Carter has fallen seriously ill due to his disgrace. She pays for his medical treatment. Carter recovers and marries Marian, his nurse. The repentant Sheila is left alone.
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The Obligated Heart! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Madge Adams; Tommy Cobb; Mr. Cobb; Bill Dodson; Vi
Synopsis
Private tutor Madge agrees to help Bill pass the college entrance exams so he can study architecture. She thinks she can secure his love by putting him in debt to her. Bill is admitted to university. Madge sees him there with another young woman--Bill says Madge’s constant harping on how grateful he should be to her turned him off. However, after thinking it over, Bill decides he really feels love, not just gratitude, and is reconciled with Madge.

I Was Thoughtless (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Sandra Wells; Helen; Don Vicker; Mr. Wells; Mr. Hewett; Miss Todd; Mrs. Kate Higgins; Aunt Martha
Synopsis
Secretary Sandra hopes to win a radio slogan contest that will give her money, a copy-writer job, and the attention of handsome radio writer Don. She overhears the radio men choosing the winning slogan and learns it was sent anonymously. Sandra submits the same slogan and is awarded the prize. She’s out of her depth in the new job but coaxes Don into helping her until he finally balks. Sandra learns the real author of the slogan is Mrs. Kate Higgins, an elderly widow. Sandra gives Mrs. Higgins the prize money and quits. Don tracks her down, says her solo writing was fine, and they clinch.
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Chapter IX: Turnabout (Table of Contents: 4)

Happiness and Heartbreak of Vicki Carter / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

serialized romance story installment

Love's Farewell (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Vee Dennis; Sybil Faris; Mel Howard; Mr. Dennis; Mrs. Faris
Synopsis
Wealthy Vee is generous with her poor friend Sybil, but only because she wants to impress her other friends. Vee becomes jealous when Sybil dates handsome Mel, one of her father’s employees, whom Vee covets. Vee pretends Mel loves her and this drives Sybil away, but Mel criticises Vee’s duplicity and leaves as well. Vee apologises to Sybil and arranges to reunite her with Mel.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Slave To Ambition
  3. 2. The Obligated Heart!
  4. 3. I Was Thoughtless
  5. 4. Chapter IX: Turnabout
    Happiness and Heartbreak of Vicki Carter
  6. 5. Love's Farewell
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Mickey Coalwell
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  • Jim Walls
  • Peter Croome