PICTUREGOER UK MOVIE MAGAZINE OCTOBER 13TH 1956

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Picturegoer : Uk Movie Magazine : Best selling UK Movie magazine in it’s day
Available from Tilleys Vintage Magazines and Comics Sheffield Est 1978

 

 

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SKU: PICTUREGOER UK MOVIE MAGAZINE OCTOBER 13TH 1956 Categories: ,

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PICTUREGOER UK MOVIE MAGAZINE OCTOBER 13TH 1956 

LUCY MARLOW :  BOB MONKHOUSE :

ELAINE STEWART : SHIRLEY EATON :

and much more 

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  CONDITION :    VERY GOOD . SOME ISSUES WITH MINOR SPINE WEAR, MINOR STORAGE SOILING 

 

PICTUREGOER UK MOVIE MAGAZINE

The magazine was started in 1911 under the name The Pictures and in 1914 it merged with Picturegoer.[1] Following the merge it was renamed Pictures and The Picturegoer, which continued until 1920.[1] The same year it was renamed as Pictures for the Picturegoer.[1] It began publication with the name Picturegoer in January 1921.[2][3] Odhams Press was the publisher of the magazine during the early years.[2] It was initially published monthly through May 1931, switching to weekly publication 30 May 1931 as Picturegoer Weekly.[4] In September 1939, Picturegoer incorporated Film Weekly, and in September 1941 it became a bi-weekly. Picturegoer featuring the screen’s biggest stars and was sold at all cinemas. Clark GableLaurence OlivierBette DavisPaulette GoddardPetula ClarkFred Astaire, and Richard Burton were among the hundreds of stars who graced its front cover. In July 1949 Picturegoer went back to weekly publication every Thursday.

Its circulation reached a peak of 325,000 during the mid-1940s.[5] After World War II, it found itself competing with periodicals published by the Rank OrganisationOdeon Cinemas, and Associated British Cinemas, which replaced Picturegoer with their own magazines at their theatre kiosks. As a result, Picturegoer became more sensational in the 1950s, with covers featuring cheesecake and beefcake-style artwork.

It eventually merged with the pop music magazine Disc Date. Shortly after the Picturegoer name was dropped and the publication concentrated solely on music. The last issue of Picturegoer was published on 23 April 1960 with a cover showcasing Jackie Rae and Janette Scott.[6]

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