Claudia Cardinale’s gorgeous “Hayat” magazine covers

We all know Claudia Cardinale (1938- born in Tunisia), the star of many a classic films such as “Once Upon A Time In The West” (1968), 8 1/2 (1963), The Leopard (1963) etc.

But now, let’s meet “Hayat” magazine, which became one of Turkey’s most popular celebrity magazines in the early 1950s. I searched for some interesting covers with the actress on them but a lot of that era’s production, looked right out of a cheesy ready-to-wear catalog.

Very few covers were as interesting, or aesthetically satisfying, as what Hayat printed, at the height of Cardinale’s fame.
I am not the author of these images. All copyrights go to Hayat Magazine.

Hayat Magazine, July 1962

Hayat Magazine, November 1964

Hayat Magazine, July 1964

Hayat Magazine, May 1966

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Hanin aka Kinofrau: 27 and counting, Ph.D in Film Theory & Art History in progress, from the Middle-(B)east, a specter that haunts Europe, equal-opportunity offender.

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