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1940s Fashions and Stars


A horrific world a war fired up heart pounding patriotism and paper dolls marched out with flag-waving fervor to become a favorite wartime plaything. Movies entertained on the homefront and stars became symbols of the wholesome pin-up girl next door, ideal subjects for paper doll fame. Hoorah for the red, white and blue!


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Femme Fatales of the Film Noir Paper Dolls

Femme Fatales of the Film Noir Paper Dolls

Film Noir Femme Fatales inspire a new paper doll book from Paper Studio Press. Artist and movie buff, David Wolfe, turns back the cinematic clock to the 1940s and '50s for a paper doll book dedicated to the glamorous and often lethal leading ladies of Film Noir. The dark and sinister movies popular after WWII starred tough guy anti-heroes who were always entangled with dangerous dames portrayed by stars like Lauren...
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First Date Paper Dolls

First Date Paper Dolls

Times have changed a lot since this delightful paper doll was first issued in 1944. Dating has changed a lot since then, too. Today's youngsters will be surprised to see that back then a first date didn't happen until high school or even college. This charming book introduces four lovely young girls and four clean-cut guys. You can cut them out and play matchmaker to pretty Margie, Joyce, Beverly and Judy whose...
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Girlfriends Paper Dolls

Girlfriends Paper Dolls

This charmingly nostalgic 1944 Whitman reproduction features five young girlfriends--Billie, Betty, Bunny, Susie and Kitty--and over 65 fashion items to cut out and dress on the dolls. The 8 clothing pages offer quirky categories: Easy on the Eye, Smooth Numbers, Exciting Ensembles, Torrid Tempo, Strictly Cuban, Meeting the Moment, Sharp Selections and Outdoor Oomph .They add up to a vintage wardrobe for every...
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Greer Garson Paper Dolls

Greer Garson Paper Dolls

This gorgeous 1944 Merrill reproduction is an all-movie costume paper doll book with clothes from Goodbye Mr. Chips, Blossoms in the Dust, When Ladies Meet, Mrs. Miniver, Pride and Prejudice, Random Harvest, Madame Curie and Mrs. Parkington. The beautiful cover design by Fred Madan features three lovely Greer dolls to go with eight inside clothing pages. A lovely star biography is included on the inside back cover,...
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Hollywood Style of the 30s, 40s and 50s

Hollywood Style of the 30s, 40s and 50s

Fashion expert, David Wolfe, has created a gorgeous compilation of clothes representing 25 films from Hollywood's Golden Era such as "Now, Voyager," "Grand Hotel," "Silk Stockings," "State Fair," "Sabrina," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," "Cover Girl," "An Affair to Remember" and more, for three classic fashion figures. David also offers commentary on the fashions, designers, stars and movie studios of these three...
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Ida Lupino Paper Dolls

Ida Lupino Paper Dolls

Jim Howard's paper doll tribute to Ida Lupino, popular movie actress of the '30s and '40s who went on to become a pioneer female director in both movies and TV (where she also frequently starred).  This new book features two dolls, each one representing Ida with very different images. There is the young blonde beauty who came from London to Hollywood and then there is the sultry brunette who played tough types in...
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Jane Powell in the Movies Paper Dolls

Jane Powell in the Movies Paper Dolls

MGM's singing sweetheart, Jane Powell, is the subject of this new paper doll book by Marilyn Henry. There are two pretty dolls and clothes from Jane's movie roles including "Nancy Goes to Rio," "A Date With Judy," "Royal Wedding," "Two Weeks with Love," and much more! Working personally with Jane Powell and her husband Dick Moore, we're delighted to present this very special paper doll tribute to a very lovely lady.
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Jane Russell Paper Dolls

Jane Russell Paper Dolls

From the time her first movie, The Outlaw , was released in 1943 amidst raging controversy, Jane Russell was a sensation. Her Amazonian beauty made her a symbol of sex appeal for decades. Artist Bruce Patrick Jones’ highly recognizable flair has captured the star’s statuesque glamour with three dolls and sexy outfits from many of her hit films including The Paleface , Underwater and The French Line. Included of...
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