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Byline: KATE SULLIVAN
For her first allure cover, Banks was photographed by Norman Jean Roy at Maxwell DeMille's Cicada Club, an Art Deco nightclub in Los Angeles.
Dancing With the Stars: The actress changed out of her preppy Tory Burch cashmere sweater and into the gown of a 1930s vamp for a photo inspired by a dance-hall scene in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Conformist. She posed alongside professional dancers as tango music, Ella Fitzgerald, and Billie Holiday played.
Adventures in Babysitting: In a bathrobe between shots, Banks ate lunch with the crew. The Academy Awards were held just two days before the shoot, and the mother of …