Christy, Earl (cover illus).
New York / Louisville. Dell Publishing Co. / Photoplay Publishing Co. / Fawcett Publications, Inc., 1930 - 1939.
SIX 1930s movie magazines, illustrated in black and white with some color ads, color pictorial covers as issued, approx 90-150 pages each, 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (slightly different sizes). Subscription crease and 1/2 edge tear to back cover of December 1939 Modern Screen magazine, edge tear to last two-thirds of Screen Book magazine starting at 1 1/4 inch tear to back cover and gradually decreasing, most of table of contents page cut from Screen Book, page 79/80 torn from Photoplay, splits to Photoplay spine, general light wear to covers; overall very good condition. Plenty of film gossip and great photo illustrations of Golden Age stars including Hedy Lamarr, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland, May Robson, Howard Hughes, Claudette Colbert, Tyrone Power, Bette Davis, Nelson Eddy, and many more. Four 1939 issues of Modern Screen (April, May, July, and December); April 1930 issue of Photoplay; September 1939 issue of Screen Book. Color covers by Earl Christy feature Deanna Durbin, Norma Shearer, Ginger Rogers, Madeleine Carroll, and baby Sandy (Universal Pictures' wonder baby); Paulette Goddard featured on cover of Photoplay. Striking ads for Irresistible perfume and other companies. Item #56515