Playboy Magazine June 1969 vol.16, no.6
June 1969, Playboy cover image
Weight ≈ 620g
Cover
Connie Kreski photographed by Mario Casilli and Alexas Urba
crowning an issue as sunny as the season is connie kreski—whose appearance on this month's cover heralds her selection as 1969's playmate of the year. a regal photographic portfolio awaits within—along with a kingly abundance of entertainment for men, as befits the month that boasts the year's longest day
Playmate
Hare Apparent
since starting bunny training, this once-shy miss from the garden state is blooming with new-found poise
Helena Antonaccio photographed by Pompeo Posar
Playmate image
Helena
Antonaccio
Interview
Gore Vidal, the interviewer is not named but Dwight Hooker did the photos
a candid conversation with the acerbic social commentator, political polemicist, playwright, producer and author of "myra breckinridge"
PMOY
Connie Kreski photographed by Mario Casilli and Alexas Urba
january's curvaceous connie kreski, well on her way to cinematic stardom, now reigns as the premier gatefold girl of the past twelvemonth
Pictorials
De Sade (film) with photography by Gerd-Victor Krau and Alexander Low
that long haired whippe is now a movie marquis in a flesh-colored film based on the 18th century's class eroticist and his kinky pastimes
featuring Senta Berger, John Huston, Rolf Eden and others
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hoursa guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
Books, Dining-Drinking, Movies, Recordings, Theater
The Girl Watchers Happy Hour Barguide - Insert booklet (advert)*
The Playboy Advisor
The Playboy Forum - an interchange of ideas between reader and editor on subjects raised by "the playboy philosophy"
Downwind From Gettysburg (fiction) by Ray Bradbury, illustrated by James Hill
The Paramilitary Right (article) by Eric Norden with a painting by Herb Davidson
The Grand Hotels (article) by Robert Morley, illustrated by Charles Bragg
High Water Marks (attire) by Robert L. Green with photography by Don Ornitz
The Vargas Girl (pictorial) by Alberto Vargas
The American Novel Made Us (article) by Seymour Krim
Le Mans (man at his leisure) by Leroy Neiman**
I Do Not Like Thee, Dr. Feldman (fiction) by Henry Slesar, illustrated by Enos
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Paella Y Sangria (food and drink) by Thomas Mario with photography by David Chan
The Risk Takers (article) by Robert Daley, illustrated by Roger Hane
Gemini (fiction) by Ray Russell with photography by Jeff Cohen
Playboy's Gifts For Dads And Grads (gifts) with photography by David Chan and Pompeo Posar
Playboy's Guide To Mutual Funds (article) by Michael Laurence with photography by David Chan
A Life In The Day Of (fiction) by Frank M. Robinson with illustrations by Gene Szafran
Word Play (satire) by Robert Carola
Wanda Hickey's Night Of Golden Memories (humor) by Jean Sheperd, illustrated by Gordon Kibbee
The Lady In Green Slippers (ribald classic) by Restif De La Bretonne , illustrated by Brad Holland
Breezy Does It (attire) by Robert L. Green with photography by Alexas Urba
Hostileman (satire) cartoon by Jules Feiffer
On The Scene (personalities) Tom Jones, Arthur Ashe, Buck Henry
Vargas Girl
There are new photos of Helena by Bunny Yeager in the August 1997 issue.
Gore Vidal was an American author and playwright. He was also interviewed December 1987 and answered 20 Questions for the December 1998 issue. He died on July 31, 2012.
Connie Kreski is the January 1968 Playmate.
*The Barguide was produced by Southern Comfort - unfortunately it's quite often missing.
**An original 36 x 48 in. (91.5 x 122 cm.) enamel on board "Le Mans" painting by Leroy Neiman, from this series, sold in December 2003 for $107,550.
The Mercedes Benz 280SL is advertised on pages 30-31 and Julie Newmar advertises Coppertone on page 91.
266 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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