From 1947 to 1973 "Paris-Hollywood" dominated the pin-up press in France.
With 80,000 copies printed every fortnight "Paris Hollywood" 's performance remained unmatched for over 25 years.
Known successively by the names of "Paris-Hollywood" and "Les beautés de Paris et de Hollywood", the magazine achieved its final fame as "Les folies de Paris et de Hollywood".
The magazine "Paris-Hollywoood" first characterized a film review axed more on scantily clad starlets and leading ladies cavorting in the sun, rather than on the sinister and somber social chaos linked to the Great Depression Era in the U.S.A.
Little by little, and with the unexpected help from the Hays law on censorship, the magazine called in professional photographers from the French cinema who could provide images with more pizzaz.
The film sets and the Parisian cabarets became their privileged shooting ground.