Really fun copy of Photoplay, after it merged with Movie Mirror, with bubbly Claudette Colbert gracing its cover. Inside you'll find lots of lovely photos and stories, with stars like Robert Young, Paulette Goddard, Lucille Ball, and Loretta Young. I love the ads in these old movie magazines of the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Photoplay was one of the earliest movie magazines, founded the same year as Motion Picture Magazine, and was in print from 1911 to 1980, and was once very influential, even creating awards that were to model the Academy Awards! It soon edged out Motion Picture for the biggest market share with its particular melding of 'light' gossip, photos, stills, the lives of the stars, and beauty and fashion tips. Back in the early days articles about the stars tended to be positive. Unlike today people wanted their movie stars to be virtuous, and were horrified by scandal, often voting with their feet, and a star could be ruined by bad behavior.
CONDITION: Very good condition, but some wear, particularly to the top and bottom of the spine.
SIZE: It is a 8.5 inch by 11 inch format
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