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Soap Opera Digest January 14, 1985
January 14, 1986

Ask Us and Sounding Board, fan letters and candid photos featuring
Patricia Barry & Larkin Malloy...Stephen Schnetzer...Mark Harmon & Morgan Fairchild...Terry Moore & Grant Cramer...Michael Zaslow & Brynn Thayer...Robin Wright...Kim Lankford & James Houghton...Deborah Morehart...Krista Tesreau, Jordan Clarke & Maeve Kinkead...Beth Maitland

What Happened In 1985? 4-page article with candid photos featuring
John James, Charlton Heston, Emma Samms & Maxwell Caulfield...Michael Wilding...Taylor Miller

A Fond Farewell To...Actors Who Have Left Soaps, candid shots of
Rebecca Hollen...Lanna Saunders...Brian Patrick Clarke...James Kiberd...Ellen Holly...Grant Aleksander...Tristan Rogers & Emma Samms...Paul Stevens...Vincent Irizarry...Jed Allan...Mary Page Keller...Michael Tylo...Marisa Tomei & Christian LeBlanc...Thaao Penghlis...Sherry Mathis...Terri VandenBosch...Brynn Thayer...Mark LaMura...Denise Pence...Chris Rich...Mary Gordon Murray...Jeff Fahey & Margaret Klenck...David Mason Daniels...Mary Linda Rapelye...John Gabriel...Kim Ulrich...Robert Lupone...Cheryl-Ann Wilson

Interview with Mark Lewis of Guiding Light
5-pages; 3 large candid photos
Plus the Cover Shot with co-star Krista Tesreau

Cooking With The Stars: Stephanie Williams of Y&R
Full-Page Feature; broccoli recipe, candid inset photo

Special Section: The Best & Worst of 1985
Individual articles with mostly candid photos featuring

Best Weddings
Bo & Hope on DAYS (Peter Reckell & Kristian Alfonso)
Ben & Val on KNOTS (Doug Sheehan & Joan Van Ark)
Mindy & Kurt on GL (Krista Tesreau & Mark Lewis)

Best Love Stories
Robert & Holly on GH (Tristan Rogers & Emma Samms)
Kyle & Reva on GL (Larkin Malloy & Kim Zimmer)
Shane & Kimberly on DAYS (Charles Shaughnessy & Patsy Pease)

Most Tortured Love Stories
Suzi & Cagney on SFT (Terri Eoff & Matthew Ashford)
Stacey & Jack on LOV (Lauren-Marie Taylor & Perry Stephens)
Bobby & Pam on Dallas (Patrick Duffy & Victoria Principal)

Most Pointless Love Story - Marcy & Stewart on ATWT
Marisa Tomei & Ross Kettle

Most Romantic Scenes
Greg's Dinner For Laura on KNOTS (William Devane & Constance McCashin)
Shane & Kimberly In England on DAYS (Charles Shaughnessy & Patsy Pease)
Eden's Marriage Proposal To Cruz on SB (Marcy Walker & A Martinez)

Most Intriguing Characters
Joshua Rush on Knots Landing (Alec Baldwin)
Jeremy Hunter on All My Children (Jean LeClerc)

Best Breakups
Jill and John on Y&R (Brenda Dickson & Jerry Douglas)
Dorian and Herb on OLTL (Robin Strasser & Anthony Call)

Best Performance By A Celebrity - Ava Gardner on Knots Landing
Biggest Waste Of Talent - Billy Dee Williams on Dynasty

Most Shocking Twists
Tina Is Victor Lord's Daughter on OLTL (Andrea Evans)
The Reappearance of Baxter McCandless on Capitol (Ron Harper)
Sophia Capwell Killed Channing Jr. on SB (Judith McConnell & Charles Bateman)

Best Body Double - Ellen Wheeler as Marley/Victoria on Another World
Best Amnesiac - Victoria Wyndham as Rachel Corey on Another World

Best Storyline - Kay's Revenge on Jill (Y&R)
Jeanne Cooper & Brenda Dickson
Most Convoluted Story - The Aztec Treasure (GH)
Kristina Malandro & Jack Wagner

Worst Casting - Ali MacGraw on Dynasty

Most Contemporary Storyline - Designer Drugs on Another World
Jane Cameron & Don Scardino
Best Location Scene - Flashback and Tram Sequences on GH
Argentina Brunetti, Finola Hughes & Tristan Rogers

Most Surprising Long-Lost Relative - Dakota Smith on Ryan's Hope
Christopher Durham
Worst Wedding - Cassie & Rob on One Life To Live
Ava Haddad & Ted Marcoux

Most Pointless Storyline - The Chinese Puzzle Box on Santa Barbara
Suzanne Marshall & John Allen Nelson

Best Casting
Finola Hughes on General Hospital
Karen Kelly on Capitol
Frances Fisher on Guiding Light

Most Improved Shows - One Life To Live and Falcon Crest

Best Daytime Show - Guiding Light

Best Prime-Time Show - Dallas

Synopses Section, show recaps and candid photos featuring
James Mitchell...Susan Lucci...Luke Reilly...Christine Kellogg & Todd Curtis...Stephen Nichols...Andrea Barber...Noelle Beck & John Johnston...Pamela G. Kay & Russell Curry...Bob Hastings...Brian Patrick Clarke...Kim Zimmer & Kristi Ferrell...Michael O'Leary...Ava Haddad & Ted Marcoux...Michael Levin...Page Moseley...Joe Lambie & Domini Blythe...Lauren Koslow...Grant Cramer...Larry Hagman & Deborah Shelton...Michael Nader...Daniel Greene...Ted Shackelford & Donna Mills...John James

Backstage, news/gossip and candid photos featuring
John Reilly...Christine Jones and husband, Tom...Abby Dalton

Late Breaking News, articles and candid photos featuring
Kate Linder...Catherine Hickland & David Hasselhoff...Joseph Mascolo

Hotline Hollywood, news and candid photos featuring
Sam Behrens...Anne Archer...Diahann Carroll

On The Road With Soaps Alive, 2 candid photos featuring
Michael E. Knight & Jean LeClerc and James Mitchell & Grant Cramer

Actors To Look Out For, individual articles and candid photos featuring
Jean LeClerc...Holly Gagnier...Mark Lewis...Finola Hughes...Tom Eplin...Ken Olin...Yasmine Bleeth...Michael Wilding


Interview with Mark Lewis (Kurt on Guiding Light)

Mailing Label? - YES
VERY GOOD condition with no missing pages or rips or creases.

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