The Press: Happy Holiday

A year ago Curtis Publishing Co. rushed the first big postwar magazine to market, then stepped back to await the applause. It was far from deafening. Well heralded Holiday hit the newsstands with a thud, and at 50¢ a copy most people just let it lie. It was hard to tell the stories from the ads, and the editors themselves hadn't decided whether they were describing a Roman holiday or a beggar's.

But last week Curtis announced that the magazine had hit its stride. Its new issue (March) was something to see, and the writing...

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