Category Archives: 1950s

Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1957

Cover boys and girls:

September 1957:  Tommy Sands aka “The Singing Idol”

October 1957: Liz

November 1957: Kim Novak

December 1957: Newlyweds Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1957

Cover girls and boy:

May 1957: No, that’s not Elizabeth Taylor on the May cover– it’s Joan Collins

June 1957: Pier Angeli

July 1957: Elvis has entered the building!

August 1957: The effervescent Natalie Wood

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1957

Cover girls and boy:

January 1957: Elizabeth Taylor

February 1957: Liz’s Giant co-star Rock Hudson

March 1957: Jayne Mansfield

April 1957: Kim Novak

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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1956

On the covers (l.-r., in order of appearance): Alan Ladd, Marilyn Monroe, Kim Novak and Natalie Wood.

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1956

  • A new look for the summer months here: Photoplay relies on body shots.
  • Cover girls are Mitzi Gaynor, Natalie Wood, Kim Novak and Sheree North.

 

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1956

On the covers (l.-r., in order of appewarance): Ann Blyth; Debbie Reynolds; the future Mrs. Patridge, the one and only Shirley Jones; and Grace Kelly.

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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1955

On the covers (l.-r., in order of appearance): Tony Curtis, Doris Say, Kim Novak and Jan e Russell.

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1955

On the covers (l.-r., in order of appearance): Debbie Reynolds;  Janet Leigh;  Jane Powell; and Elizabeth Taylor and little Christopher Wilding.

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1955

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Janet Leigh, Doris Day, June Allyson and Grace Kelly.

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Photoplay Nov.-Dec. 1954

Photoplay nov Dec 1954 Debbie Liz

Yep, it’s Debbie and Liz on the November and December 1954 covers,  respectively.

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