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PHOTOPLAY
Fan! Magazine from New York ,United States
Ceased publication

- First and last issue: 1911-1980
- The magazine that represents the Golden Age of the Hollywood studio system during the 1930s and '40s.
- First issue was published in Chicago.
- In 1915 James R. Quirk became editor and he gave to Photoplay the form and format of a 'fan magazine': glamorous coverage of the movie world.
- Merged with Movie Mirror in 1941.
- Merged with TV-Radio Mirror in 1977.
- After it ceased publication, in 1980, its staff were moved to US magazine.
- Published by MacFadden Publications Inc.

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Issue 235
December 1930
Cover: Kay Francis, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 234
November 1930
Cover: Loretta Young, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 233
October 1930
Cover: Bebe Daniels


Issue 232
September 1930
Cover: Joan Bennett, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 231
August 1930
Cover: Greta Garbo, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 230
July 1930
Cover: Jeanette MacDonald, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 229
June 1930
Cover: Ann Harding, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 228
May 1930
Cover: Mary Brian


Issue 227
April 1930
Cover: Norma Shearer, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 226
March 1930
Cover: Joan Crawford, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 225
February 1930
Cover: Ruth Chatterton


Issue 224
January 1930
Cover: Billie Dove, Artist: Earl Christy

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