Playboy Magazine December 1963 vol.10, no.12
December 1963, Playboy cover image.
Weight 599g
Cover Rabbit Head on the front with Donna Michelle photographed by Pompeo Posar on the inside
Prima Donna
triply gifted miss december is a prize package of holiday bounty
Donna Michelle photographed by Pompeo Posar, Edmund Leja
Dr. Albert Schweitzer at age 88, interviewed by Playboy's special correspondent
a candid conversation with africa's enigmatic doctor of the body and soul
Editor's Choice 11 pages
ten personal favorites from playboy's first ten years
Janet Pilgrim, Lisa Winters, Joyce Nizzari, Ellen Stratton, Heidi Becker, Christa Speck, Avis Kimble, Connie Mason, Christine Williams and Donna Michelle
Susan and Kim
Susan Strasberg photographed by Peter Basch
Kim Novak photographed by Bert Cann
Articles and Features Playbill
The World Of Playboy - hef sightings, mansion frolics and nightlife notes
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
The Playboy Advisor
The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
The Playboy Philosophy: Part 13 (editorial) by Hugh M. Hefner
Playboy's International Datebook (travel) by Patrick Chase
Gifting The Girls by Roert L. Green
The Vacation (fiction) by Ray Bradbury, illustrated by Phill Renaud
What A Night Before Christmas! (humor) by Thomas Mario with photography by Mario Casilli
a hip updating of the clement moore classic starring the famous krofft puppets of "les poupées de paris"
Holiday Spirits - Hot ... And Cold (drink) by Thomas Mario, with photography by Stan Malinowski
Eyewitness (fiction) by Alberto Moravia
How To Read A Book Superficially (article) by Mortimer Adler
Everybody Shinny On His Own Side (opinion) by Robert Paul Smith
The Morals Of Money (article) by J. Paul Getty
To Paradise, by Ferry (memior) by Arthur Kopit
Playboy's Christmas Cards (humor) by Judith Wax and Larry Siegal
Conversation Over Moo Goo Gai Pan (fiction) by Anatole Broyard
The Holiday Roast (food) by Thomas Mario, illustrated by Jeannine Birbil
Playboy Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Saltpeter And The Wolf (article) by William Zinsser, illustrated by Kalish
A Corking Evening (fiction) by Lawrence Durrell, illustrated by Gorey
Symbolic Sex (humor) by Don Addis
Beelzebub (fiction) by Robert Bloch, illustrated by Hartsig
The Lady And The Wrench (ribald classic) an anonymous 15th century fable
The Vargas Girl (pictorial) by Alberto Vargas - on heavy stock paper
with Madison Square Garden a LeRoy Neiman painting on the reverse
On The Scene (personalities)
Edwin H. Land prints charming - photographed by George S. Woodrufff
Jim Clark great scot - photographed by Marvin Koner
Woody Allen mirthful masochist - photographed by Don Brosntein
The "Noble" Experiment (nostalgia) by Ben Hecht, paintings by Paul Davis
Choice Cartoons Of Christmas Past (humor)
How To Talk Dirty And Influence People, part 3 of 3 (autobiography) by Lenny Bruce
Merry Christmas! (gifts) - femlin presents a handsome holiday haul
The Teevee Jeebies Story (satire)
The Loan (humor) by Jules Feiffer
The Playboy Art Gallery: The Mona Lisa (humor) by Jim Beaman
Little Anne Fannie spreads holiday cheer (satire) by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder

Donna Michelle was 17 years old at the time of her photo session.
Donna Michelle was PMOY for 1964 and also appears in a pictorials in the December 1976, October 1996 and December 2004 issues.
There is a new photo of Donna by Pompeo Posar in the April 1984 issue.
Dr. Albert Schweitzer was a medical missionary, founder and director of the hospital at Lambaréné - Gabon, a noted organist and winner of the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize, of course he used the prize fund of $33,000 to open his leprosarium. He died on September 4, 1965, and was buried at Lambaréné.
June Cochran, Miss December 1962 and PMOY 1963, advertises Playboy subscriptions on pages 34 - 35
Edwin H. Land founded of the Polaroid Corporation in 1936 and is reported to have personal net worth at this time of more than $100,000,000.
Jim Clark was a Formula 1 racing driver and 1963 World Driving Champion, something he'd do again in 1965.
This is still eighteen months before Woody Allen"s first movie, "What's New Pussycat?," is released. He's interviewed for the May 1967 issue.
Dave Brubeck advertises Bogen Hi-Fi on page 217.
Oleg Cassini, Jacqueline Kennedy's fashion designer of choice, advertises American Tourister luggage on page 253.

278 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.