Monthly Archives: September 2016

Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1928

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Eleanor Boardman, Clara Bow, Mary Philbin, Esther Ralston.
  • Hats, hats and more hats! The trend continues…
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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1927

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): May Allison, Dolores Costello, ¬†Jetta Goudal and–did you recognize December’s cover girl? I didn’t. It’s none other than Joan Crawford.
  • All these actresses sport the latest in fashionable hats–mostly cloches, it seems–except for Joan, who bucks the trend by going sans chapeau.

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Who’s That Girl?

Louise Brooks on the cover of Picture Play (August 1927)…sans her famous bangs.Picture Play 1927 Louise Brooks

The more familiar Brooks look, with her trademark bob, on the October 1926 issue of Motion Picture Classic.Louise Brooks

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1927: Back to Basics

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Mae Murray, Mary Brian, Norma Talmadge, Olive Borden.
  • As you can see, the cover format has reverted to the close-up portrait.

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