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Joan Crawford Publications
From the 1920s to the
present, Joan Crawford has appeared in hundreds of American and international
magazines and newspapers, which are listed alphabetically below. Click on the pink letters
to go to that page. The pages include (if available) the date of the
article, cover photo, and any additional information such as article length, etc. |
Following the list of publications below is a list of the article transcripts currently available, many accompanied by the original photographs.
Note re listings: To simplify things (for me at least), foreign magazines are listed alphabetically by the very first letter of the title, even if it's an article like der/die/das or la/le/l'. So, while a German-speaker might look under "J" for "Die Junge Dame," I've actually listed that magazine under "D." Conversely, when it comes to English-language titles, I've not used the initial article "The"---so "The Pepsi-Cola World," for instance, is listed under "P."
A - B
Illustre ABC A Cena Muda Adult Psychology After Dark al Aroussa al
Cinema Allas Kronika Allure
American Classic Screen American Home American Movie Classics American Weekly Amor Film A Noite Architectural Digest
Art and Beauty Magazine Art Studies Australian Women's Weekly
Bella Bolero Boy's Cinema Bright Lights Buen Hogar
TV Chatelaine Chicago Tribune Cine Album
Cinearte Cinefilo Cinegraf Cinegramas Cinegram Preview
Cine Illustrato Cine-Jornal Cinelandia Cinema Cinema Arts Cinemagazine Cinema Illustrazione Cine-Miroir
Cinemonde Cine-Mundial Cine Radio Actualided Cine Revue Cine-Roman CineSelection Cinevie Cinevie Cinevogue Click Colliers
Confidential Cose Cosmopolitan Crosley Broadcaster Cuentame
D - E
Dallas Morning News The Dance Das Theater Dawn Daytime TV Stars
De Film Des Moines Sunday Magazine Die Junge Dame
Ecran El Cine El Dia El Hogar Y La Moda
El Suplemento Elokuva-Aitta Entertainment Entertainment
Entertainment Weekly Epoca The Era Eva's Films Romaner Evening Graphic Everybody's Everywoman's Excelsior Exposed
F (part 1)
4Front Fabulous Las Vegas
Family Circle Famous Monsters Fangoria Festival
Film D'Oggi Film Fun Filmiatta Filmihullu Film Journalen Film-Kurier Filmland Film Life Film Pictorial
F (part 2)
Film Rivista Films Films and
Filming Films in Review Films Selectos
Film Star Weekly Film Weekly Flittige Hender Fotogramas Frauds Fun & Fiction
G - H - I
Gente The Gentlewoman Girls'
Cinema Globe Golden Screen Golondrina
Good Housekeeping Grafic
Hamburger Illustrierte Hebdo/Hebdo Roman Hela Varlden Hollywood (US)
Hollywood (Italy) Hollywood Family Album Hollywood Life
Hollywood Love Life Annual Hollywood Movie Novels Hollywood Reporter Hollywood Revue Hollywood Screen Parade Hollywood Star
I Magnifici Di Hollywood Idolos Del Cine Illustrated
Ilustrado Imagene Imatges
Inside Story International Photographer Interview Io Viva La Mia Vita
J - K - L
Jane Joan Crawford
Kino The Knowledge Kobenhavnerinden Kolnische Illustrierte
Zeitung Kolnoha Kulisa
L'Illustrato La Actualidad Lady's Circle Ladies Home Journal Lecturas Le Film Complet Le Samedi Les Films du Coeur
Les Films Pour Vous Liberty Life Literary Digest Loew's Weekly Look Los Angeles Evening Herald Los Angeles Times Lowdown
M (part 1)
McCalls Mein Film Mid-Week Pictorial Modern Knitting
Modern Screen Mon Cine Mon Film Montreal Film Motion Picture Motion Picture Classic Movie Movie Classic
M (part 2)
Movie Digest Movieland / Movieland and TV Time
Movie Life Movieline Movie
Mirror / Movie Mirror Yearbook
Movie Monthly Movie News Movie Play Movie Portraits Movie Romances Movies Movie Show
Movie Stars (& TV Close-ups) Movie Stars Parade Movie Story Movie Weekly Movie World
Moving Picture Stories Ms. Mujeres y Deportes Mundo Argentino Mundo Uruguayo
N - O
National Enquirer National Insider National Police Gazette Nedeljne Ilustracije Needlecraft Magazine
New Movie/ New Movie Album New York New York Daily News New York Enquirer The New Yorker New York Observer New York Sunday Mirror
New York Sunday News New York Times Noir et Blanc Nord France Novella Novelle Film Now Playing
Oggi Oglinda Lumii Opportunity O Seculo Ilustrado
P (part 1)
Paquita Paris Paris Match Paris Nights
Patria Pelicula People Pepsi-Cola Canada Pepsi-Cola World
Philadelphia Inquirer Photoplay Photoplayer Photo Roman Physical Culture PIC Piccola Piccolo
Pictorial Review Picturegoer Picturegoer's Famous Films Supplement
P (part 2)
Picture Play Picture Post Picture Show / Picture
Show Who's Who on the Screen Pix Playboy Point
de Vue Popular Film
Popular Screen Popular Song Hits Port Cinema Pour Lire a Deux Pour Vous Primer Plano Private Lives
Q - R - S (part 1)
Rambling Reporter Red Pepper Redbook The Rexall Magazine Rivista di Commedie Roanoke Times Romances
Romantic Movie Stories Romantic Stories Rona Barrett's Gossip Rona Barrett's Hollywood Rotografico
Satellite Direct Saturday Evening Post Scarlet Street Screen Screen Album Screen & Radio Weekly
Screen Book Screen Comedy Screen Greats Screen Guide / Screen Guide: Photo Parade Screenland Screen Life
S (part 2)
Screen Mirror Screen News Screen Pictorial Screen Play / Screen Play Secrets Screen Romances Screen Secrets Screen Stars
Screen World Semanita Shadowplay Silver Screen Sir
Smart Hair Styles Snappy Soirees Song
Hits Stage Star
Stardom Stars and Stripes Startling Detective Adventures Stephens College publications Success Unlimited! Svensk Damtigning Szinhaz
T - Z
3D Movie Talking Screen Tele-Views Theatre This Week Time Tip-Off Toni Holt's Movie Life Tops
Triunfo True Confessions True Love Affairs True Romances True Story True Story of Joan Crawford
TV Guide TV Picture Life TV Radio Mirror TV Radio Movie Guide TV Times TV Today TV Week
Uge- Magasinet Uge-Revyen USA Today
Vanity Fair Views and Reviews Visto Vukonloppu Vogue
Weekend Weight Watchers Western Family Western Hills Echo What's On in London Whisper
Whiz Bang Wiener Melange Woman's Film Fair Woman's Home Companion
After Dark (December 1978: In-depth Radie Harris post-Mommie Dearest interview with Christina Crawford about her childhood.)
American Home (March 1946: Joan's East End Ave. NYC apartment)
Architectural Digest (1990 article on Joan's Brentwood home, with photos)
January 5, 1927. Joan's old beau Mike Cudahy gets arrested.
September 23, 1962. Interview with Christina.
September 8, 1968. Review of new Joan bio and overview of her career.
Confidential (1957: "Joan Crawford and the Handsome Bartender!")
Cosmopolitan (1951: An over-4000-word article detailing her furs, her jewels, her fans...)
Dallas Morning News
Nov. 22 and 25, 1963: Three articles around the time of the Kennedy assassination.
May 7 and June 11, 1993: Two articles, with pics, promoting upcoming auctions of Joan belongings at Christie's.
Everywoman's (1952: Joan speaks on adopting and disciplining kids)
Film Pictorial 1936: Has Marriage Helped Joan Crawford?
Globe (July 2005: Two-page article, with photos, featuring Joan's grandson Casey LaLonde.)
1936: Joan on Robert Taylor.
1941: Joan's open--and sarcastically witty-- letter to Ed Sullivan, responding to his criticism.
Hollywood Then & Now (1992 article by biographer and friend Carl Johnes on the "Mommie Dearest" backstory and Joan's legacy.)
(date unknown) A one-page color photo montage of Joan through the years.
Lady's Circle (1972: Joan speaks in-depth of life post-Al and...we also learn how to knit an Afghan!)
1937: "Joan Crawford: Mrs. Tone at Home." Pictorial from youth to life with Franchot.
1947: "The Second Rise of Joan Crawford." Bio info through her Warners comeback. Interesting rare-ish photos.)
February 21, 1964. "A Well-Planned Crawford."
October 15, 1971. "Parting Shots" interview, promoting My Way of Life.
Look (1951: "How They Stay Glamorous After Forty." Joan one of 9 featured female stars; excerpts mentioning her.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald
August 2, 1930. Interview with Joan to publicize Our Blushing Brides.
Los Angeles Times (Thanks to Norman for these articles.)
September 5, 1925. Announcement of Joan's new name.
October 25, 1925. "Another Texas Girl Succeeds in Hollywood."
May 5, 1926. "Young Cudahy's Mother Warns of Annulment."
June 8, 1926. Joan and Mike Cudahy break up.
November 28, 1926. "BOO-HOO! She Weeps to Order."
September 28, 1928. Doug Fairbanks, Jr., helps Joan move.
June 4, 1929. "Young Doug Weds Joan."
August 25, 1929. Joan on "Our Modern Maidens" and her admiration for new husband Doug.
August 29, 1929. Joan's brother Hal divorces wife.
December 31, 1933. "Joan Wants Baby Much More Than Husband."
1935/1936. Five articles on a Hal car crash and its aftermath.
October 14, 1935. "Joan Crawford Weds Tone in Secret Rite."
November 24, 1935. "Franchot Tone More Than Just 'Man Joan Married.'"
January 24, 1937. Marie Prevost suicide; Joan loan found on site.
March 29, 1939. "Crawford Divorce Plea Hits Snag."
May 21, 1939. "The Joan Crawford No One Knows."
May 25, 1940. "Joan Crawford Adopts Baby."
12/18/45 and 4/26/46: Notices of separation and divorce from Phillip Terry.
May 28, 1948. "Joan Crawford's Lost $50,000 Brooch Found."
December 26, 1948. "Joan Crawford Wins Her Battle to Play Role of Schoolteacher."
August 10, 1955. Joan denies rift with husband Al Steele.
5/11/58 and 6/29/58: Chris arraigned, sent to school for delinquents.
May 7, 1959. Joan appointed to Pepsi board of directors.
September 16, 1962. "Bette and Joan: No Collision Course for Hollywood Stars."
May 9, 1963: Obituary of Joan's brother Hal LeSueur.
November 19, 1977. "2 Joan Crawford Children Sue to Invalidate Will."
October 29, 1978. "Like Daughter Like Son Chris."
1932 article on whether or not Joan and Doug are fooling
around, plus another article on what
Joan would do had she one day to live;
May 1933: "The Separation of Joan and Doug," by Katherine Albert.
1948 article by
restaurateur Prince Michael Romanoff,
who visits Joan's Brentwood home, with a link to page with 8
November 1951: "What Men Have Done to Me," by Joan Crawford.
1977 remembrance by Adele Whitely Fletcher, with 5 photos.
1944: "An Invitation to Visit." Joan and Philip Terry at home, with links to 10 color photos.
1950: "To Have and Have Not." A look at Joan's romances and marriages.
1938 article discussing Joan's divorce from Franchot and her plans to adopt.
1925 article asking readers to re-name "Lucille LeSueur" to win $1000. Several early photos.
Movie World (1971: "The Four Men Who Left Joan Crawford Loveless." A look back at the husbands, with other biographical info.)
1931 tour of Joan and Doug's Brentwood home. Photos, architectural drawings.
October 9, 2006. "Legends at Home." Brief essay and photos of New Yorkers at home. Joan has two photos and appears on one of four covers.
New York Daily News
February 3, 1967. "Joan Denies Insulting Justice Douglas' Wife."
The New Yorker
January 3, 2011. "Escape Artist: The Case for Joan Crawford."
New York Observer
February 25, 2002. "A Condom for Your Couch? Carleton Varney on Mrs. Clean."
1934: "I Meet Miss Crawford."
1935: "The Girl Without a Past," with photos and recipes.
1937: "A Crown for Miss Crawford." Slight article on Joan's new hairstyle, plus some radio news.
1946: Breathless article on Joan and Clark new romance rumors.
1948: "I'm an Adopted Mother." Written by Joan, with some insightful stories about the kids and her mothering philosophy.
Private Lives (1955: Gossipy hatchet piece on Joan)
Redbook ("The Revolt of Joan Crawford's Daughter": The over-5000-word 1960 Christina interview that became the core of Mommie Dearest.)
Rona Barrett's Hollywood October 1977: Tribute and look at Joan's last days, with 18 photos.
Satellite Direct August 2002: "Screen Queen." Interview with director of TCM's "Ultimate Star" doc.
Scarlet Street. www.scarletstreet.com
Issue 50, Spring 2004 article: "Joan Crawford: Dearest Mommy." An excerpt from Joan co-star John Ireland's as-yet-unpublished autobiography.)
Issue 53, Fall 2005: Article/review by David Del Valle on Female on the Beach.
Screen Guide October 1950. Puff piece on Joan as wonderful homemaker and mother, with 21 photos of home and on Harriet Craig set.
December 1933: "Joan Unmasks Hollywood for Franchot Tone."
January 1964: "Joan Crawford Reveals: The Hollywood I Knew."
August 1947. Puff piece on Joan's glamour, success, and adopting kids.
August 1947. Fictionalization of Possessed.
1945 puff piece: "Joan Crawford Tells How to Handle Gossip"
1950: "How to Fight Loneliness."
December 1963: "Hollywood Girls Are Killing Their Own Glamor." Interview on the set of Strait-Jacket.
1934: Psychologically astute interview with and look at Joan
1939: A puff piece on Joan being a swell gal, including details of interactions on The Shining Hour set.
Stars & Stripes
June 29, 1963: "Berlin-bound Joan Crawford not ready for grandmother roles yet."
Stephens College publications (1929 Stephens Standard and 1970 Stephens Life)
May 16, 1938. "Dead Cats." Article on "box-office poison."
May 19, 1958. "Living It Up With Pepsi." Joan and Al press conference.
May 23, 1977. Obituary: "Hollywood's Once and Only Star."
TV Guide (1969 brief article on Joan in Night Gallery and her desire for more work)
February 1936: "Starlight Starbright." Joan's rise to refinement.
May 1994: One-page article on an upcoming Joan-memorabilia auction in NYC.
March 2004: "The Lipstick Jungle." Over 7000-word article on the making of the '59 film The Best of Everything.
March 2008: "Daughter Dearest." Excerpt from Charlotte Chandler's 2008 Joan bio Not the Girl Next Door.
April 1957: "The Night Joan Crawford Played a Waiting Game." Joan surprises folks at a restaurant!
Woman's Home Companion
August 1956: "Joan Crawford introduces her daughter to show business." 3-page article on Joan showing Christina the ropes, with 10 photos by Eve Arnold.