August 1997

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About The Cover: William Holden's amazing collection of artifacts is on permanent display at the Palm Springs Desert Museum. Howard John's detailed and gossipy look at Holden's career, travels and collectings begins on page 16. Photograph of Phoenician mask by John Waggaman of Avia/Waggaman Photography. Inset photo by Paul Pospesil.

Articles

Many Splendid Things

Photography by John Waggaman. Holden memorabilia courtesy of Steve Kiefer and Hollywood Memories. It's said that famed actor William Holden decided to take many of his movie roles for the chance to travel the world and add to his impressive art collection. The Palm Springs Desert Museum houses many of these significant pieces and is showcasing them this summer. Take a closer look.

New Mexico Fashion

Chris Barr's remarkable photography highlights this showcase of Southwestern fashion.

The Idiot Criminal Class

Warning: Dimwitted local bank robbers at work!
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