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Shaken Not Jiggled

"The Gentleman's Home Bar" from Playboy, February, 1960 (author's collection).

"It even has a bar!"

This past November the Special Collections Reading Room at the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had a small exhibition assembled by British film scholar, Tamar Jeffers McDonald.  The small display included fan magazine reproductions of periodicals from the collection accompanied by exhibit text.  ‘Girl-next-door’ Doris Day’s fashion influence was the display’s subject.  I was surprised to learn that in the 1950s Doris Day was the most featured figure for fashion in film fan magazines of the day.  According to Jeffers McDonald, Day was regarded as a

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