Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appwearance): Rita Hayworth; Maureen O’Hara; Judy Garland; Claudette Colbert and friend.
Category Archives: Photoplay
- 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.
By 1942 the U.S. had entered the war and its magazines often featured the American flag on their covers. Photoplay was no exception.
The Hollywood actors shown in the “In the Service” insets (l.-r): Robert Montgomery, Burgess Meredith, Wayne Morris, James Stewart, William Holden, Gene Raymond, Robert Cummings, Jeffrey Lynn, Ronald Reagan, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Tyrone Power, Tim Holt.