- Cover girls: May – Hedy Lamarr; June – Olivia deHavilland; August – Betty Hutton.
- Patriotic subjects dominated many magazines cover-dated July 1944; Photoplay’s July issue featured a war bond.
- Dorothy Kilgallen’s list of “The Hollywood Men I’d Like to Be Married To” in the June issue included Frank Sinatra, Hollywood fashion designer Adrian, Bob Hope, Jimmy Stewart, Don Ameche, Joel McCrea, Bing Crosby, William Powell, Marlene Dietrich’s husband Rudolph Sieber, Charles Boyer, and George Sanders.
Category Archives: Hedy Lamarr
Photoplay May-Aug. 1944
Filed under 1940s, Betty Hutton, Dorothy Kilgallen, Hedy Lamarr, Olivia de Havilland, Photoplay
Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1943
Filed under 1940s, Gene Tierney, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner, Photoplay, Rita Hayworth
Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1941
- Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Rosalind Russell, Bette Davis, Ginger Rogers, Hedy Lamarr
- With the January issue, rival movie mag Movie Mirror was folded into Photoplay. “Two great magazines for the price of one!” — ten cents!
Filed under 1940s, Bette Davis, Ginger Rogers, Hedy Lamarr, Photoplay, Rosalind Russell
Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1939
- Cover girls and boy (l.-r., in order of appearance): Shirley Temple, Gary Cooper, Hedy Lamarr, Myrna Loy.
Filed under 1930s, Gary Cooper, Hedy Lamarr, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple
Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1939
- Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Hedy Lamarr (her Photoplay cover debut), Claudette Colbert, Sonja Henie, Norma Shearer.
Filed under 1930s, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr, Norma Shearer, Photoplay, Sonja Henie
1924: More Barbara LaMarr
Some more Barbara LaMarr covers from 1924:
Picture-Play magazine, February 1924. Image from the always fascinating retrokimmer.com site.
Motion Picture magazine, May 1924. Here’s an image from the Little Hokum Rag blog.
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.
Filed under 1920s, Barbara LaMarr, Hedy Lamarr