A swimsuit summer in the UK, too   Leave a comment

Posted by vp19 on 2015.06.18 at 16:24

Current mood: hothot

Carole Lombard filled out a swimsuit beautifully, something known on both sides of the Atlantic. In summer 1932, the UK movie mag Picturegoer ran a seasonal special, which included a full page of Carole in such summery (and other) attire:

The cover featured two attractive American stars, Iowan Claire Dodd (left) and Texan Adrienne Ames:

Stars in swimwear and other seasonal togs were all over the place in this issue:

Clark Gable wasn’t in swimwear, not that it mattered to his grown legion of fans:

Maurice Chevalier and Peggy Shannon also were shown:

This rarity is said to be in “very good” condition. You can purchase it outright for $65 or make a bid, opening at $44. In the latter case, the auction is set to close at 8:22 p.m. Wednesday. Interested? Find out more at http://www.ebay.com/itm/ADRIENNE-AMES-Claire-Dodd-cover-for-PG-movies-stars-modeling-Carole-Lombard-/261921326511?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3cfbba45af. Now go cool off after seeing those images.

Posted June 18, 2015 by vp19 in Uncategorized

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