Photoplay August 1942

By 1942 the U.S. had entered the war and its magazines often featured the American flag on their covers. Photoplay was no exception.

Photoplay August 1942 United Flag

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.

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Photoplay May-July 1942

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Cover girls: Betty Grable, Ann Sheridan, Judy Garland.

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1942

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Barbara Stanwyck, Ann Sothern, Bette Davis, Joan Fontaine.

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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1941

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): the evergreen Olivia de Havilland (who, as of this post, is 101 years old!); Irene Dunne; Claudette Colbert; Lana Turner.

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1941

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Alice Faye, Deanna Durbin, Dorothy Lamour, Judy Garland.

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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!

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Marlene and Modern Screen Nov. 1940

Before heading into 1941, let’s take a look at this Modern Screen cover and those sublime cheekbones. Marlene 1940

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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1940

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Ginger Rogers, Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard, Judy Garland.

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1940

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Deanna Durbin and friend; Jeanette MacDonald; Ann Sheridan; Bette Davis.

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1940

 

 

 

  • Cover girls and boys (l.-r., in order of appearance): Carole Lombard, Lombard’s hubby Clark Gable, Gable’s Gone With the Wind co-star Olivia de Havilland, and Tyrone Power.

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