Category Archives: Photoplay

Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1953

Cover girls and cat (l.-r., in order of appearance): Debbie Reynolds; Janet Leigh; Piper Laurie and gorgeous Persian cat; Marilyn Monroe.

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1953

Cover boys and girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh; Ann Blyth; Elizabeth Taylor and newborn son Michael Howard Wilding; Doris Day.

 

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1953

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Debbie Reynolds, Marilyn Monroe, Jane Powell, Esther Williams.
  • First Photoplay covers for Debbie Reynolds–and Marilyn Monroe!

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Bonus! Photoplay 1952 Annual

Photoplay Annual 1952 Tony Curtis Ava

Cover girls and boy: Ava Gardner, Tony Curtis, Doris Day.

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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1952

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Ann Blyth, Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor, Doris Day.

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1952

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Elizabeth Taylor; June Allyson fittingly on the June cover; Betty Grable; Esther Williams.

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1952

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Esther Williams, Ava Gardner, Doris Day, Janbe Powell.
  • Esther and Ava coordinated their poses, lol.

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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1951

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Jane Powell, Elizabeth Taylor, June Allyson, Janet Leigh.

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1951

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Elizabeth Taylor, Betty Grable, Ava Gardner, Doris Day.
  • A sultry chapeaued brunette followed by a sunny blonde followed by a sultry chapeaued brunette followed by a sunny blonde…
  • Overheard in the MGM commissary – Ava:”Love your hat, Liz. Think I’ll wear one on my cover too.”

 

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1951

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Lana Turner, Jane Powell, Betty Hutton, Esther Williams.

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