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Photoplay Nov.-Dec. 1919

The last two Photoplay covers in 1919 featured Lillian Gish and Betty Compson.  Gish surely needs no introduction. Her cover is by A. Cheney Johnston.Photoplay Nov 1919

Compson had just starred in the recently-released The Miracle Man and it proved to be her star-making role.  She formed her own production company and continued to work for decades, even testing for the role of Belle Watling in Gone With the Wind.Photoplay Dec 1919

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Photoplay Apr.-July 1919

 

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Marjorie Rambeau, Billie Burke, Constance Talmadge, Dorothy Phillips.
  • Per the May issue’s table of contents, the cover image of a periwigged Billie Burke is “From the Oil Painting by Alfred Cheney Johnston.”

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