Category Archives: Doris Day

Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1960

Cover girls:
Sep. 1960: Doris Day
Oct. 1960: Elizabeth Taylor
Nov. 1960: Debbie Reynolds
Dec. 1960: And Debbie once again

With the dissolution of the Debbie-Eddie marriage, Hollywood’s new (purported) golden couple was Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Photoplay’s October issue featured idyllic pics of  Tony, Janet, and daughters Jamie Lee and Kelly frolicking in the family pool.

Photoplay Oct 1960 tony janet

 

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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1959

Cover girls and boys:

September 1959: Sandra Dee and TV sensation Edd “Kookie” Byrnes

October 1959: Doris Day

November 1959: Debbie with Todd and Carrie Fisher

December 1959:  And finishing up the 1950s, none other than Liz and Eddie!

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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 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 May-Aug. 1954

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): June Allyson, Janet Leigh, Doris Day, Terry Moore.
  • Terry Moore’s Photoplay cover debut.

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1953

Cover boys and girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh; Ann Blyth; Elizabeth Taylor and newborn son Michael Howard Wilding; Doris Day.

 

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Bonus! Photoplay 1952 Annual

Photoplay Annual 1952 Tony Curtis Ava

Cover girls and boy: Ava Gardner, Tony Curtis, Doris Day.

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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1952

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Ann Blyth, Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor, Doris Day.

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1952

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Esther Williams, Ava Gardner, Doris Day, Janbe Powell.
  • Esther and Ava coordinated their poses, lol.

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1951

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Elizabeth Taylor, Betty Grable, Ava Gardner, Doris Day.
  • A sultry chapeaued brunette followed by a sunny blonde followed by a sultry chapeaued brunette followed by a sunny blonde…
  • Overheard in the MGM commissary – Ava:”Love your hat, Liz. Think I’ll wear one on my cover too.”

 

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