Monthly Archives: March 2018

Photoplay May-Aug. 1949

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Jane Wyman; June Allyson; Jane Powell;  and  Shirley Temple, all grown up at twenty-one.

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1949

Cover girls and boys (l.-r., in order of appearance): Esther Williams; Lana Turner; Bing Crosby and sons; Betty Grable.

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Photoplay Oct.-Dec. 1948

Photoplay October 1948

Cover girls: girl next door Jeanne Crain (top); and love goddesses Rita Hayworth and Ava Gardner.


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Photoplay Sep. 1948 – Alan Ladd

Very unusual cover for Photoplay!

Photoplay September 1948 Alan Ladd


Ladd was very popular, a huge star. In the following year he’d star in The Great Gatsby.


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