Motion Picture Magazine Group of 26 (1925-28). Back in the in early days of Hollywood film-making, even before "talkies", there was Motion Picture a thick magazine chock-full of photos and breathless articles about the movies and the movie stars of the day. A gorgeous color cover portrait enticed fans to gladly shell out 25ยข per copy. Copies this old are difficult to find, but here are some beauties from 1925-28. Most copies are in GD-VG condition unless otherwise noted. With one exception, all are complete, but covers may be detached. Copies with detached cover are marked by an asterisk. Pages show age-tanning, and in some cases, some brittleness. Issues and color cover subjects include: 1925: July* with moderate chunk out of cover (Ester Ralston and Mary Brian), August* with some tape and with pieces out of front cover (Corinne Griffith), November* (Mary McAvoy), and December* with pieces out of front cover (Lillian Gish); 1926: January* (Dorothy Devore), February (Mary Astor), March (Leatrice Joy), June* (Ramon Navarro), August* (Pola Negri), September* (Rudolph Valentino), October (Estelle Taylor), and December* with pieces out of front cover (Corinne Griffith); 1927: January with small pieces out of front cover (Colleen Moore), February* with small pieces out of front cover (Ramon Navarro), March (Norma Shearer), May (Patsy Ruth Miller), June* with some tape and some pieces out of front cover (Gilda Gray), July* with pieces out of front cover (Gloria Lloyd), August (Dolores Costello), September (Betty Bronson), October (Mary Brian), November (Velma Banky), and December (Greta Garbo); 1928: January (coverless), February (Lois Moran), and June (Janet Gaynor).

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