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Photoplay Nov.-Dec. 1954

Photoplay nov Dec 1954 Debbie Liz

Yep, it’s Debbie and Liz on the November and December 1954 covers,  respectively.

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Photoplay Jan.-Mar. 1954

Photoplay January 1954 Esther

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Esther Williams–and Elizabeth Taylor and Debbie Reynolds 😉

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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 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 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 Sep.-Dec. 1950

  • Cover boy and girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Alan Ladd, Elizabeth Teylor, Shirley Temple, June Allyson.
  • Third time’s the charm? She’d already graced the January and June covers so the October issue marked Liz’s third Photoplay cover in 1950!

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Photoplay May-Aug. 1950

Cover girls and boy (l.-r., in order of appearance): Jeanne Crain; Elizabeth Taylor; Dick Powell and June Allyson; Esther Williams.

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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 http://www.jimmystewartontheair.com/photoplay-awards-dinner/

 

 

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