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Photoplay May-Aug. 1944

  • 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.
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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1943

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Hedy Lamarr, Rita Hayworth, Lana Turner, Gene Tierney.

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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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Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1939

  • Cover girls and boy (l.-r., in order of appearance): Shirley Temple, Gary Cooper, Hedy Lamarr, Myrna Loy.

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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1939

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Hedy Lamarr (her Photoplay cover debut), Claudette Colbert, Sonja Henie, Norma Shearer.

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1924: More Barbara LaMarr

Some more Barbara LaMarr covers from 1924:

Picture-Play magazine, February 1924. Image from the always fascinating retrokimmer.com site.10afd0074f2e096ecbe38ece3cfa0f72

 

Motion Picture magazine, May 1924. Here’s an image from the Little Hokum Rag blog. 1924maymotionpicture1

 

And in case you were wondering: in the late 1930s Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler–a young European actress (and later, inventor) who was new to Hollywood–was renamed Hedy Lamarr, after Barbara LaMarr. It’s said Louis B. Mayer was the one who did the rechristening.lmf90a4jyc6464hedy lamarr

 

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