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Marge and Gower Champion paper doll
Published by Whitman 1959
dance team of the 1950s. Spectacular in "Show Boat" 1951
with Howard Keel and Kathryn Grayson. Another star-studded musical in
1952 "Lovely To Look At" with Howard Keel, Kathryn Grayson,
Ann Miller, and Red Skelton.
Jane Russell paper doll
Published by Saalfield 1955
leading lady was well known for her Howard Hughes debut film "The
Outlaw" (1943). In 1948 she portrayed Calamity Jane in "The
Paleface" with Bob Hope. Who could forget her in the 1953
"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" with Marilyn Monroe. That is
when women were truly sexy........and had their clothes intact.
In 1954 she starred
in "The French Line" which had controversial wardrobe
design. Ha! Just gorgeous fashions with the suggestion of skin
revealed. I do seem to remember a confrontation with the 1950's
In 1955 she
co-starred in "The Tall Men" with Clark Gable and Robert
Cyd Charisse paper doll
Published by Whitman 1956
Beautiful, leggy Cyd
Charisse. Steamy, sultry dancer/actress who co-starred in many great
musicals of the 1950s. One of her earlier movies was "Ziegfield
The more memorable
extravaganzas were in the 1950s. In the 1952 hit "Singin' In The
Rain" with Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, and Donald O'Connor she
appears in a dance specialty.
In 1953 she
co-starred with Fred Astaire in "Band Wagon." In 1954 she
was with Gene Kelly and Van Johnson in the blockbuster "Brigadoon."
Cyd Charisse is " Ninotchka" in the 1957 remake titled
Married to crooner Tony Martin many years.
June Allyson paper doll
Published by Whitman # 970
Cute, petite with a
deep husky voice, June Allyson 's most famous roles were throughout
the 1940s and 1950s.
"Two Girls and
a Sailor" (1944) with Gloria DeHaven and Van Johnson, "The
Secret Heart" (1946) with Claudette Colbert and Walter Pidgeon,
and in 1949 she portrays Jo March in the classic "Little Women."
During the 1950's
she was teamed with James Stewart in "The Glenn Miller Story"
(1953) and "Strategic Air Command" (1955). They had screen
chemistry as they made several movies together.
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