Photoplay

Feb-Sep 1917

Title:
Photoplay
Date:
Feb-Sep 1917
Author:
Photoplay Magazine Publishing Company
Publisher:
Chicago, Photoplay Magazine Publishing Company
Volume:
11, 12
Language:
eng
Subjects:
Motion Pictures, Film Industry Fan Magazine
Collection:
Fan Magazines
Format:
Periodicals
Source:
Print
Contributor:
Karl Thiede
Sponsor:
An anonymous donation in memory of Carolyn Hauer
Coordinator:
Media History Digital Library
Description:
The leading Hollywood fan magazine of the 1920s and 1930s. Photoplay offered readers portraits of their favorite movie stars and stories about their into personal lives. The magazine played an important promotional function for the Hollywood industry, but its editors and reviewers could also be highly critical of Hollywood. Beginning in 1921, Photoplay bestowed its annual “Medal of Honor” for the film readers voted as the best of the year. , The leading Hollywood fan magazine of the 1920s and 1930s. Photoplay offered readers portraits of their favorite movie stars and stories about their into personal lives. The magazine played an important promotional function for the Hollywood industry, but its editors and reviewers could also be highly critical of Hollywood. Beginning in 1921, Photoplay bestowed its annual 'Medal of Honor' for the film readers voted as the best of the year. -- Eric Hoyt, 2011