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Joan Crawford Magazines:

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Jane      Joan Crawford       Jueves de Excelsior       Kine Weekly        Kino       The Knowledge   
 Kobenhavnerinden       Kolnische Illustrierte Zeitung      Kolnoha       Kulisa

 

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La Actualidad        Ladies Home Journal         Lady's Circle        La Nacion        Laredo Times         L'Ecran      
 Lecturas       Le Film       
Le Film Complet      Le Samedi        Les Films du Coeur      Les Films Pour Vous   
Le Soir Illustre       l'Hirondelle           Liberty       Life        L'Illustrato      
Literary Digest      Loew's Weekly      London Life  
 Long Beach Independent        Look      Los Angeles Evening Herald        Los Angeles Times        Lowdown

 

Below: Click on article titles highlighted in yellow to read the transcript of the article.

 

 

 

Joan Crawford: La Vie, Les Films

(France)

Oct. 20, 1937. No. 17, 36 pgs.

Jueves de Excelsior (Mexico)

May 27, 1926. No. 207.

Kine Weekly  (UK)

December 14, 1933.

 

 

 

Kino  (Poland)

1936.

Kino  (Poland)

1937.

Kino

1948. "Humoresque."

 

 

 

The Knowledge  (UK)

August 13 - 19, 2005. " When stars
collide: How Joan Crawford and Bette
Davis fought the feud of the century."

Kobenhavnerinden

1933. No. 11.

Kolnische Illustrierte Zeitung

(Cologne, Germany)

Sept. 3, 1936. No. 36.

Kolnoha

(Hebrew; English translation is "Movie.")

Jan. 23, 1941.

 

 

 

Kulisa (Yugoslavia)

1928. No. 24.

Kulisa (Yugoslavia)

April 1, 1931.

 

 


 

 

La Actualidad

February 1956.

Lady's Circle  (US)

May 1972. Vol. 8, No. 10.  82 pgs.
"Life is For Living."

 


Other known issues of Lady's Circle featuring Joan:

Oct. 1966: "Joan Crawford's Secrets of Lasting Beauty."

La Nacion (Argentina)

November 9, 1930. Vol. 11, No. 71.

 

 

 

L'Ecran  (France)

March 4, 1947. No. 88.

L'Ecran  (France)

Jan. 1978. No. 65.

Lecturas  (Spain)

November 1931.

 


Other known issues of Lecturas
featuring Joan:

May 1936. I Live My Life feature.

Le Film

June 14, 1931. 32 pp.

 

 

 

Le Film Complet (France)

Sept. 26, 1926. #280. 16 pgs.

Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

Le Film Complet

Sept. 25, 1928. #561. 16 pgs.

The Unknown

Le Film Complet

Sept. 27, 1928. #562. 16 pgs.

The Unknown

Le Film Complet

July 16, 1929. #687. 16 pgs.

West Point

Le Film Complet

Feb. 25, 1930. #802. 16 pgs.

Law of the Range

Le Film Complet

April 12, 1930. #828. 16pp.

Dream of Love

 

Le Film Complet

1931. 16 pgs.

Possessed

Le Film Complet

Aug. 24, 1933.  16 pgs.

Letty Lynton

Le Film Complet

April 23, 1936. No. 1786. 16 pgs.

No More Ladies

 

Le Film Complet

Nov. 17, 1937.  16 pgs.

The Bride Wore Red

Le Film Complet

Dec. 27, 1938. No. 2204. 16 pgs.

Mannequin

 Le Film Complet

Dec. 14, 1939. No. 2248. 16 pgs.

Ice Follies of 1939

 

 

 

Le Samedi  (Montreal)

March 13, 1943. No. 42.

Le Samedi  (Montreal)

Nov. 1957

 

 

  

Les Films du Coeur  (France)

Sept. 1960. No. 38.

Les Films du Coeur

1964. This Woman Is Dangerous.

Les Films Pour Vous (France)

Sept. 1961.

Les Films Pour Vous

1964.

 

 

     

Le Soir Illustre (Belgium)

April 24, 1937.

l'Hirondelle (France)

1935. No. 70.

Liberty

Spring 1975. No. 16. 64 pgs.

 


Other known issues of Liberty
featuring Joan:

Sept. 29, 1934: "Tears Triangles,
Talk - -Joan Crawford's Clothes"

April 30, 1938:  "Joan Crawford's
Secrets: A Candid Success Story"
(by friend Katherine Albert)

May 7, 1938. No. 19, Vol. 15.:

"Joan Crawford's Secrets:
Waitress to Glamor Girl"

May 21, 1938: "What Joan
Crawford Says For Herself"

Spring 1972: Hollywood Issue
(1924 - 1950)

 

 

 

Other known issues of Life featuring Joan:

 

March 1, 1937.   "Joan Crawford / Mrs. Tone
at Home"
and Last of Mrs. Cheyney.  Vol. 1, No. 9.

March 22, 1937.  6-page article with photos.

June 9, 1941.   "A Woman's Face"

May 4, 1942.

June 23, 1947.   "The Second Rise of Joan Crawford"

September 1, 1952.  Vol. 33, No. 9. 88 pages. Article
on Joan and Sudden Fear.

February 23, 1959.

October 5, 1959.  Has cover photo of Khrushchev,
with Joan headline:"Joan Crawford at 51: A Life of Polish,
Plans, Push."  Inside, a 10-page photo-essay by Eve
Arnold:"The Durable Charms of Joan the Queen." 23 candid
photos: of Joan "enduring" beauty treatments, on the set
of her '59 film
The Best of Everything, and at home.

Life (International Edition)

Nov. 9, 1959.

Life  (US)

October 1981. Article on collectors of star memorabilia.

September 28, 1962. "Shall we Dance? Thud!"

October 12, 1962.   Feature on "What Ever Happened
to Baby Jane?"

February 21, 1964.   "A Well- Planned Crawford"

 

 

 

L'Illustrato

March 1932.  16 pgs.

Literary Digest  (US)

March 6, 1937.

 

 

 

Loew's Weekly

September 17, 1928. Vol. 10, No. 1.
Upper right set of photos by Ruth Harriet Louise:
Joan 2nd from right.

Loew's Weekly

December 3, 1928. No. 12.
Joan in center of trio of photos.

Loew's Weekly

June 10, 1929. Vol. 10, No. 39.
Our Modern Maidens.

 

 

Loew's Weekly

June 19, 1936. Joan in lower left
photo, from "Gorgeous Hussy."

Loew's Weekly

February 11, 1937. "The Last of Mrs. Cheyney."

 


Other known issues of Loew's

featuring Joan:

August 8, 1927.

January 30, 1928.

 

 

 

London Life  (UK)

June 23, 1934.

 

 

 

Look  (US)

Feb. 1937. Vol. 1, No. 2. "The Amazing
Story of the Cinderella Girl."

Look (US)

Nov. 23, 1937. "Joan Crawford:

Hollywood's Most Interesting Face."

Look  (US)

March 28, 1939. "They Don't Like Each Other..."

Look  (US)

Sept. 26, 1939. Vol. 3, No. 20, 58 pgs.

6-pg article: "My Past, Present, and Future, by Joan Crawford"

Look  (US)

March 12, 1940.

"A Dressing Room Is Home to Joan Crawford."

Look  (US)

Jan. 30, 1951. Vol. 15, No. 3.

"How They Stay Glamorous After 40."

 


Other known issues of Look

featuring Joan:

April 9, 1940.

 

 

 

 

Lowdown  (US)

July 1959.

 

 

"J" and "K" magazines with articles only or no cover photo yet available:

 

Jane Magazine

(date unknown)   "1,001 Joans." A one-page color photo montage of Joan from 1910 through the '70s.


 

"L" magazines with articles only or no cover photo yet available:

 

Ladies Home Journal

August 1978.   "Joan Crawford: Dark Side of a Star"

 

Laredo Times  (Thanks to Paul P. for the article.)

June 28, 1926. "A Close-Up of the Hardest Working Star in Pictures."

 

Long Beach Independent  (Thanks to Paul P.)

June 28, 1950. Joan tells men "10 ways to lose a girl."

 

Los Angeles Evening Herald

August 2, 1930.  "Blushing Brides is Talisman." Interview.

 

Los Angeles Times (Click on date to read transcript. Thanks to Norman for most of the below articles.)

September 5, 1925. Announcement of Joan's new name.

October 25, 1925. "Another Texas Girl Succeeds in Hollywood."

May 6, 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's 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 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."

December 18, 1945; April 26, 1946. Joan's 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.

May 11, 1958; June 29, 1958. Son Chris in trouble, 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. Obit for Joan's brother Hal LeSueur.

May 15, 1977. Tribute to Joan.

November 19, 1977. "2 Joan Crawford Children Sue to Invalidate Will."

October 29, 1978. "Like Daughter, Like Son Chris."

 

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