Foreign News: No Shortage of Summer

Any Argentine depressed last week by import-export figures could rest his eyes, if not his mind, by contemplating other more pleasing figures. As summer ended, bathing girls, changeless in a changing world, paraded Argentine beaches competing for titles. Amid the crash of falling empires, the porteño rotogravure magazine Aqui Está (Here It Is) climactically chose a Queen, photographically fanfared (see cut) Señorita Leda Zorda as "Miss Summer 1942." To a world at war, however, Grizodubova (see p. 27) seemed more nearly appropriate as 1942's type.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!