Category Archives: 1940s

Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1949

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Esther Williams, an effervescent Rita Hayworth, June Haver, Ingrid Bergman.

There’s a Hayworth cover from 1946’s Movie Show magazine that features lovely Rita wearing a quite interesting head covering.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under 1940s, Esther Williams, Ingrid Bergman, June Haver, Photoplay, Rita Hayworth

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.

Leave a comment

Filed under 1940s, Jane Powell, Jane Wyman, June Allyson, Photoplay

Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1949

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

Leave a comment

Filed under 1940s, Betty Grable, Bing Crosby, Esther Williams, Lana Turner, Photoplay

Photoplay Oct.-Dec. 1948

Photoplay October 1948

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

Leave a comment

Filed under 1940s, Ava Gardner, Jeanne Crain, Photoplay, Rita Hayworth

Photoplay Sep. 1948 – Alan Ladd

Very unusual cover for Photoplay! Not that I’m complaining. 🙂

Photoplay September 1948 Alan Ladd

 

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

gatsby-covers-19

Leave a comment

Filed under 1940s, Alan Ladd, Photoplay

Photoplay May-Aug. 1948

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): June Allyson, Lana Turner, Esther Williams, Shirley Temple and her beautiful baby.

Leave a comment

Filed under 1940s, Esther Williams, June Allyson, Lana Turner, Photoplay, Shirley Temple

Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1948

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): June Haver, Ingrid Bergman, Linda Darnell, Betty Grable.

Leave a comment

Filed under 1940s, Betty Grable, Ingrid Bergman, June Haver, Linda Darnell, Photoplay

Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1947

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Jennifer Jones, Olivia de Havilland, Gene Tierney, Joan Caulfield.

Leave a comment

Filed under 1940s, Gene Tierney, Jennifer Jones, Joan Caulfield, Olivia de Havilland, Photoplay

Photoplay May-Aug. 1947

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): June Allyson; a beautiful Shirley Temple; Esther Williams; and an almost unrecognizable Lana Turner.

 

Leave a comment

Filed under 1940s, Esther Williams, June Allyson, Lana Turner, Photoplay, Shirley Temple

Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1947

Cover girls and boy (l.-r., in order of appearance): Greer Garson, Ingrid Bergman, Bing Crosby, Jeanne Crain.

Leave a comment

Filed under 1940s, Bing Crosby, Greer Garson, Ingrid Bergman, Jeanne Crain, Photoplay