Ella Raines made the cover of LIFE magazine for the first time in 1944 (she would grace another LIFE cover in 1947). She has a large feature in the magazine, which runs over several pages and includes a dozen photographs.
The feature on Ella Raines begins with a now-famous image of Ella Raines wearing a bathing suit. The picture is followed by a brief bio of the actress, which summarizes her career up until this point.
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A six image pictorial comes next with further information about Ella Raines contained in captions for each picture. This pictorial serves to promote Ella Raines' image as a nature lover.
Next comes a feature on Ella Raines' role in The Phantom Lady, the film which this magazine article is trying to promote. She is featured in a pair of photos here, one with co-star Alan Curtis and the other with co-star Franchot Tone. A small article is also included which gives some information about the movie.
The feature on Ella Raines ends with a pictorial from The Phantom Lady, showing some of action she partakes in.