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Photoplay Dec. 1928- Janet Gaynor

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  • Photoplay’s December cover girl Janet Gaynor was on a roll when it came to roles. In 1929 she’d nab the first Best Actress Oscar for three of them: 7th Heaven and Sunrise–both 1927–and 1928’s Street Angel.

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Photoplay Sep.-Nov. 1928

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  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Gloria Swanson, Evelyn Brent, and Corinne Griffith.

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Photoplay July-Dec. 1921

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Gloria Swanson, Bebe Daniels, Betty Blythe, Agnes Ayres, Marion Davies, Lillian Gish.
  • The November issue tackles the question  “Are Women’s Colleges Old Maid Factories? The Results of an Interesting Investigation” by James R. Quirk. 
  • November also features an article touting the “Future Great Actor,  Joseph Schildkraut, a New Griffith Protege.” Schildkraut, the son of actor Rudolf Schildkraut, was starring in Griffith’s Orphans of the Storm with the Gish sisters at the time. His long and illustrious career spanned well into the talkies.

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Filed under 1920s, Agnes Ayres, Bebe Daniels, Betty Blythe, Gloria Swanson, Joseph Schildkraut, Lillian Gish, Marion Davies, Rolf Armstrong