Category Archives: Photoplay

Photoplay May-Aug. 1938

  • Cover girls and boy (l.-r., in order of appearance): Shirley Temple, Claudette Colbert, Clark Gable, Myrna Loy.

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1938

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Irene Dunne, Ginger Rogers, Sonja Henie, Carole Lombard.

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Photoplay Nov.-Dec. 1937

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  • Red-hot cover girls: November, Shirley Temple and December, Loretta Young.

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Photoplay Jan. 1935 – Hollywood’s Biggest Star

A real change of pace for the January 1935 cover!

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And why not? Without question, Shirley Temple was Hollywood’s biggest star during the Depression years.

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1932

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Sidney Fox, Madge Evans, the ever-fashionable Kay Francis, and the star of the 1932 film Red Headed Woman, Jean Harlow–who was probably the most famous platinum blonde of the day.;)

 

 

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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1931

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Crawford, Ina Claire, Jean Harlow.

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1931

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Marlene Dietrich–making her Photoplay cover debut–plus Dorothy Jordan, Claudette Colbert, and Ann Harding.

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Photoplay Mar.-Apr. 1931 Double Exposure

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  • Kid sister Joan graced Photoplay’s September cover; here in March it’s Constance Bennett’s turn.
  • Charles Farrell and Janet Gaynor maintain the double exposure theme on April’s cover.
  • Farrell and Gaynor were the hottest team in movies and appeared together in ten films, including 7th Heaven.
  • Farrell left show business in 1934, but returned to it in the 1950s as My Little Margie’s Vern Albright.

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Photoplay Jan.-Feb. 1931

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  • Cover girls are Clara Bow and Dorothy Mackaill.
  • Earl Christy is still Photoplay’s cover illustrator.
  • Mackaill retired from films in 1937, but returned onscreen a couple of decades later. In 1953 she was in “The Magic Lantern” episode of TV’s Studio One in Hollywood series. She also appeared in a couple of Hawaii Five-O shows in 1976 and 1980.

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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1930

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Joan Bennett, Bebe Daniels, Loretta Young, Kay Francis.

 

 

 

 

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