Playboy Magazine December 1969 vol.16, no.12
December 1969, Playboy cover image
Weight787g
Cover
Jorja Beck photographed by Pompeo Posar
If anyoe happens to see our December cover girl, Jorja Beck, kissing Santa Claus beneath the mistletoe, it should come as no great surprise. She's just conveying our gratitude for the timely treasures he left with us during his Christmas drop-in.
Playmate
Revolutionary Discovery
december playmate gloria root covers the hip scene from taos to amsterdam
Gloria Root photographed by Pompeo Posar
Playmate image
Gloria Root
Interview
Joe Namath interviewed by Lawrence Linderman with photography by J. Cohen
a candid conversation with the superswinger quarterback
Pictorials
Homage To Toulouse-Lautrec by Ronald Searle
england's estimable master of graphic satire pays lighted tribute the the greatest delineator of the demimonde
The Girls of Hair with photography by Marvin Newman (7), Dwight Hooker (4) and Mario Casilli (1)
america's tribal love-rock musical is turning on audiences the world over --- and turning out a freewheeling array of female performances
Florence Rollin, Donna Lee, Shelley Plimpton, Lyvia Bauer, Jutta Weinhold, Hanny Kirchhoff, Carolyn Blakely, Leata Galloway, Betty Berr, Elisabeth Berger, Lynn Kellogg, Christine Guenther, Vannina Michel, Alica Ottawa, Sally Eaton, Gayle Hayden and Corinne Broskett
Sex Stars of 1969 by Arthur Knight and Hollis Alpert
a year of confrontation between the star establishment and the upsurgent new screen generation
Raquel Welch, Faye Dunaway, Katharine Ross, Mia Farrow, Susannah York, Vanessa Redgrave, Pamela Franklin, Catherine Deneuve, Joanna Shimkus, Ali MacGraw, Britt Ekland Leigh Taylor-Young, Jacqueline Bisset, Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Richard Harris, Peter Fonda, Clint Eastwood, Christopher Jones, Warren Beatty, Keir Dullea, Anthony Newley, Omar Sharif, John Wayne, Dean Martin, Marcello Mastroianni, Robert Mitchum, Anthony Quinn, Brigitte Bardot, Kim Novak, Joan Collins, Carroll Baker, Rita Moreno, Julie Christie, Nancy Sinatra, Jane Fonda, Julie Newmar, Ursula Andress, Pamela Tiffin, Ewa Aulin, Mireille Darc, Daniele Gaubert, Olinka Berova, Erica Gavin, Sylva Koscina, Yvette Mimieux, Senta Berger, Tina Aumont, Michele Carey, Barbara McNair, Paula Kelly, Anna Gael, Sondra Locke, Barbara Parkins, Gayle Hunnicutt, Candice Bergen, Genevieve Waite, Victoria Vetri, Barbi Benton and Connie Kreski
The Harold Robbins Co.: text by John Skow and photographed by Maynard Frank Wolfe
four days in a trollop trap with the master of sexploitation novels, including "the adventurers," the movie version of which is shown in living color on the following pages
Imogen Graham, Olivia de Havilland Candice Bergen,Annick Blanchard, Anna Moffo, Linda Towne, Irma Martinez, Elizabeth Moore and Leigh Taylor-Young
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
The Playboy Advisor
The Playboy Forum - an interchange of ideas between reader and editor on subjects raised by "the playboy philosophy"
The Flashlight (fiction) by Eldridge Cleaver, illustrated by Marvin Hayes
Genius (article) by Robert Graves with photography by J. Cohen
Two Paths To The Top (article) by J. Paul Getty
Crook's Tour, part two (fiction) by Graham Green
Hunger In America (article) by U.S. Senator Jacob Javits
Playboy's Christmas Cards (verse) by Judith Wax
Cross The Border, Close The Gap (opinion) by Leslie A. Fiedler, illustrated by Karl Wirsum
The Mini-Gala (food) by Thomas Mariowith photography by Alexas Urba
Soft-Core Pornography Made Easy (humor)
Cordle To Onion To Carrot (fiction) by Robert Sheckley
The Vargas Girl (pictorial) by Alberto Vargas
Santa Claus Confidential (humor) by William Iversen
Carnival In Rio (travel) with photography by Larry Dale Gordon
Snow White? (humor) by Woody Allen
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Love, Dad (fiction) by Joseph Heller, illustrated by Franz Altschuler
A New Approach To Christmas Giving (gifts) with photography by Bill Arsenault
The Great Crooners (nostalgia) by Tiny Tim, illustrated by Ed Aitchison
Choice Cartoons From Yuletides Past (humor)
Sugar And Clay (article) by Sugar Ray Robinson
Episode And Postscript (memoir) by Timothy Leary, illustrated by Ron Rae
Murder In The Kitchen (article) by Alan Watts with photography by Bill Arsenault
Epigrams From The Greek Anthology (ribald classic), illustrated by Brad Holland
The Pervert (satire) by Jules Feiffer
On The Scene (personalities) - Dennis Hopper, Nicholas Johnson, Roger P. Sonnabend
Little Annie Fanny explores astrology (satire) by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder
Victoria Vetri, using the name Angela Dorian, was the Playmate for the September 1967 issue.
Connie Kreski is the January 1968 Playmate. Connie also appears in a subscription advert of pages 76 - 77.
Joe Namath was a NFL Quarterback, of some reknown, during the 1960s and 1970s.
Eldridge Cleaver was interviewed for the December 1968 issue.
A bumper 352 page Christmas Issue with lots of period adverts, pin-ups, articles, quality photographs and illustrations.
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