Category Archives: Jane Wyman

Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1950

  • Cover girls and boy (l.-r., in order of appearance): some movie actress named Elizabeth Taylor; Esther Williams; Jane Wyman and Jimmy Stewart; Janet Leigh.
  • With the dawn of 1950 Photoplay turned to photographs for the covers. Prior to 1950 photos had been used sparingly on the covers.
  • Photoplay’s March issue was the “Gold Medal Awards issue.” According to the wonderful blog Jimmy Stewart On the Air, “the Photoplay Awards Dinner honoring the 1949 Gold Medal Award winners was broadcast by ABC on February 13, 1950.” Read more about it at




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Photoplay May-Aug. 1949

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Jane Wyman; June Allyson; Jane Powell;  and  Shirley Temple, all grown up at twenty-one.

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