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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 247
December 1931
Cover: Jean Harlow


Issue 246
November 1931
Cover: Ina Claire


Issue 245
October 1931
Cover: Joan Crawford, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 244
September 1931
Cover: Barbara Stanwyck, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 243
August 1931
Cover: Ann Harding, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 242
July 1931
Cover: Claudette Colbert, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 241
June 1931
Cover: Dorothy Jordan, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 240
May 1931
Cover: Marlene Dietrich, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 239
April 1931
Cover: Janet Gaynor & Charles Farrell, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 238
March 1931
Cover: Constance Bennett, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 237
February 1931
Cover: Dorothy Mackaill, Artist: Earl Christy


Issue 236
January 1931
Cover: Clara Bow, Artist: Earl Christy

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