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TINA TURNER appearing on the cover of the September 1979 Las Vegas Backgammon Magazine.
On the set of the 1938 movie "The Shining Hour," ROBERT YOUNG plays backgammon against director FRANK BORZAGE while JOAN CRAWFORD (another big backgammon fan) pampers her pets.
Husband and wife JENNIFER JONES and ROBERT WALKER play backgammon at home. The couple were married from 1939 to 1945.
COLE PORTER playing backgammon "Night and Day" in 1937.
HUMPHREY BOGART playing backgammon against ELIZABETH SELLARS as AVA GARDNER (right) looks on in a scene from "The Barefoot Contessa" (1954).
Director JOHN HUSTON and PAUL NEWMAN match wits between scenes for the 1973 Warner Brothers' film "The Mackintosh Man."
VINCE VAUGHN gives REESE WITHERSPOON some backgammon pointers in a screenshot from their 2008 movie Four Christmases.
OMAR SHARIF has been a backgammon aficionado since his youth and is a very fine player. Mr. Sharif's name has been used to promote tournaments, books, and other backgammon products, especially in the 1970s-1980s era.
NELSON EDDY and JEANETTE MACDONALD take a backgammon break during filming of their 1940 romantic musical New Moon.
BARON VERNON BALL plays backgammon with MUHAMMAD ALI in Puerto Rico in 1976. At the time, the Baron had a World Backgammon Champion title and Ali was Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World. [Submitted by Maurice Barie.]


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