Playboy Magazine December 1966 vol.13, no.12
December 1966, Playboy cover image.
Nancy Gould photographed by J. Barry O'Rourk
"winter tames man, woman and beast." according to shakespeare, a generalisation contradicted by the spirited christmas spirit on the month's cover and by the 345 brim-filled pages of untamed entertainment—fictional, factual and pictorial—in this, our biggest issue ever
Growing Up Glamorous
charm and talent run in the family of hollywood playmate susan bernard
Sue Bernard, Mario Casilli photographed the gatefold and colour photos, Bruno Bernard did the rest
Playmate Image
Sue Bernard
Sammy Davis Jr. interviewed by Alex Haley
a candid conversation with the kinetic singer, dancer, comedian, musician, mimic, actor and best-selling author
Dialog In Black & White between James Baldwin and Budd Schulberg
two leading american authors, both deeply committed to the cause of civil rights, strive for consensus in their diverse approaches to the problem
The Girls of Tahiti with photography by Mario Casilli(15), Nelson Shawn(6), George Logue (3), Pete Turner (1)
an eye-filling encomium to the legendary lovelies of that idyllic isle
Partricia Garcia, Mareva Merahi, Myriam Rydge, Sophie Taumihau, Caroline Marthern, Marie Here, Betsy Grigsby, Susie Bright, Maea Flohr, Awlina Tumahai, Annie Thiebaut, Carlosa Lee, Danielle DiLia, Lynn Lambertson, Rosine Copie, Paulette Lieou, Yolande Florh, Etsuko Yashimachi, Marcelle Wong, Mirielle Hart, Neyen Regaud, Vaea Bennett, Cindy Groenendyke, Helene Lee and Annie Typaia.
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours
The Playboy Advisor
Playboy's International Datebook (travel) by Patrick Chase
Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
An Expensive Place To Die (fiction) by Len Deighton
Accidentally Good (fiction) by Robert Ruark
So Pretty And So Green (fiction) by Mackinlay Kantor
Playboy's Christmas Cards (verse) by Judith Wax
My Favorite Sleuths (article) by Kingsley Amis
Playboy on the Town - London and at the Playboy Club
The IBM And I (article) by Brooks Atkinson
The Truth About Orlik (fiction) by Gerald Kersh
Women As Angels (article) by Pearl Buck
The Intimate Notebook (bellos-lettres) by Gistave Flaubert
God Bless The Gentile (article) by Harry Golden
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
The Only Game In Town (fiction) by Garson Kanin
The Incredible Shrinking Ferrari (article) by Stirling Moss
Is My Culture Showing? (opinion) by Malcolm Muggeridge
Santas For All (satire)
The 12-To-12 Party (food and drink) by Thomas Mario
The Big Spenders (article) by Lucius Beebe
The Seven Coffins (memoir) by John Gunther
Silverstein's Songbook (humor) Shel Silverstein
The Vargas Girl (pictorial) by Alberto Vargas
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Fantastic Trio
Playback (fiction) by Arthur C. Clarke
Lovemaking (fiction) by Frederik Pohl
Cephalotron (fiction) by Thomas M. Disch
Our Man At The Film Festivals (article) by Kenneth Tynan
Playboy's Christmas Gift Guide (gifts)
The Scamp He Would A Scribbler Be (ribald classic) by Poggio Fiorentino
Vargas Girl
History of Sex In Cinema Part X111 by Arthur Knight and Hollis Alpert
The Fifties - Sex Goes Inernational
throughout the decade, the sexual sophistication and "new-wave" nudity of foreign films enjoyed increasing popularity with audiences in america and abroad
exposes sex godesses Jayne Mansfield, Simone Signoret, Jeanne Moreau, Sophia Loren, Briget Bardot and others.
Symbolic Sex (humor) by Don Addis
Little Annie Fanny takes in a football game (satire) by Harvey Kutzman and Will Elder
Sue is commonly reported as being the first Jewish Playmate of the month although Cindy Fuller , Miss May 1959 makes this claim.
A massive 354 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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