Here's a splendid example of what I mean. It's from the February 1935 issue of Screen Play, which happened to have Carole on the cover:
The magazine (featuring the National Recovery Administration eagle, shortly before the New Deal agency was declared unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court) promotes a story inside, "What Carole Lombard Knows About Men." We don't have the entire article, alas, but we do have the first two pages. Double-click to read it:
She talks about romance, and many of her observations -- particularly from a feminist perspective -- still ring true today. It's worth a look.
The magazine also contains an article on Claudette Colbert, who had won the Academy Award for best actress the previous year:
There's also a photo spread with images of Ginger Rogers, Dolores Del Rio and Kitty Carlisle (in a swimsuit!):
This intriguing magazine is currently being auctioned at eBay, but you don't have much time; bidding closes at 11:28 a.m. (Eastern) today. Bidding opens at $34.99, and no bids have been placed as of this writing. Think you may be interested? Then go to http://cgi.ebay.com/SCREEN-BOOK-1935-CAROLE-LOMBARD-CLAUDETTE-COLBERT-RAFT_W0QQitemZ400115039587QQcmdZViewItemQQptZMagazines?hash=item5d28b6fd63.
And if you end up with the magazine, please copy and forward me the rest of the Lombard story. It deserves to be seen in its entirety.