Category Archives: Hedy Lamarr

Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1939

  • Cover girls and boy (l.-r., in order of appearance): Shirley Temple, Gary Cooper, Hedy Lamarr, Myrna Loy.

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1939

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Hedy Lamarr (her Photoplay cover debut), Claudette Colbert, Sonja Henie, Norma Shearer.

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1924: More Barbara LaMarr

Some more Barbara LaMarr covers from 1924:

Picture-Play magazine, February 1924. Image from the always fascinating site.10afd0074f2e096ecbe38ece3cfa0f72


Motion Picture magazine, May 1924. Here’s an image from the Little Hokum Rag blog. 1924maymotionpicture1


And in case you were wondering: in the late 1930s Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler–a young European actress (and later, inventor) who was new to Hollywood–was renamed Hedy Lamarr, after Barbara LaMarr. It’s said Louis B. Mayer was the one who did the rechristening.lmf90a4jyc6464hedy lamarr


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