Category Archives: 1940s

Marlene and Modern Screen Nov. 1940

Before heading into 1941, let’s take a look at this Modern Screen cover and those sublime cheekbones. Marlene 1940

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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1940

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Ginger Rogers, Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard, Judy Garland.

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1940

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Deanna Durbin and friend; Jeanette MacDonald; Ann Sheridan; Bette Davis.

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1940

 

 

 

  • Cover girls and boys (l.-r., in order of appearance): Carole Lombard, Lombard’s hubby Clark Gable, Gable’s Gone With the Wind co-star Olivia de Havilland, and Tyrone Power.

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Before They Were Famous: President Ford, Cover Boy

Did you  know President Gerald Ford did some modeling in his younger days? Here he is on this Cosmopolitan cover from April 1942.

Ford Cosmopolitan

The cover illustrator is Bradshaw Crandall and the image is from the informative and entertaining Presidential Trivia site, which has a ton of interesting stuff — check it out!

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