- 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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Some more Barbara LaMarr covers from 1924:
Picture-Play magazine, February 1924. Image from the always fascinating retrokimmer.com site.
Motion Picture magazine, May 1924. Here’s an image from the Little Hokum Rag blog.
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.