Playboy Magazine July 1976 vol.23, no.7
July 1976, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈ 423g
Cyndi Wood photographed by Bill Arsenault
this month's cover, featuring 1974 playmate of the year cyndi wood, is an update of those turn-of-the-century fourth of july postcards, tobacco cards and posters showing lady liberty swathed in the stars and stripes and clad in the classic greek chiton of the statue of liberty. as you can see, our ubiquitous, if sometimes obscure, rabbit is formed by cyndi's hair covering part of a star
Declaration Of Independence
our july playmate discovers there's nothing wrong with painesville, ohio, that leaving it won't cure
Deborah Borkman photographed by Phillip Dixon
Playmate Image
Karl Hess interviewed by Sam Merrill with photography by Bill Ftantz
a candid conversation with the former goldwater advisor turned left-winger who now pays not taxes, lives by barter and preaches red-white-and-blue anarchy
Do You Know Lily Tomlin? by Louise Bernikow with photography by Steven Silverstein
you could start by asking ernestine or edith ann, but they probably wouldn't know, either
The Fire This Time by Vernon Gibbs, illustrated by Eraldo Carugati
gill scott-heron has been called the black bob dylan, he doesn't appreciate it
Jayne's Girl photographed by Dwight Hooker
for years jayne marie mansfield lived in the shadow of her famous mother, now she's letting the sunshine in
Kris And Sarah
in a scene of electrifying intensity, kristofferson and miles make love for the movie camera—and for "playboy"
The Soul Of Sarah by Bruce Williamson
life explorer, consummate actress and aspiring poet, ms. miles is— to say the least—singular
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
Selected Shorts
Forbidden Words by Thom Racina
Forbidden Games by Garry Wills
The Playboy Advisor
The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
Stonewalling On Sexual Freedom - The Nixon Legacy, Part I (editorial)
Born On The Fourth Of July (memoir) by Ron Kovic
Bicentennial Album (humor) by Art Buchwald
So You Want To Be A Sex Object? (humor) by G. Barry Golson
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Last One Out (fiction) by David Ely
Hot Dog! (food) by Emanuel Greenberg
City Shorts (attire)
Playboy's History Of Assassination (article) by James McKinley
Gawain And The Scarlet Lady (ribald classic), illustrated by Brad Holland
The Playboy Boat Stable (modern living) by Brock Yates
A Feast Of Snakes (fiction) by Harry Crews
Lookin' Good (attire) by David Platt
Poor Rowland's Almanack (humor) by Rowland B. Wilson
On The Scene (personalities) - Bernie Mitchell, Tony Bill, Chevy Chase
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
Deborah Borkman appears on the cover of the December 1976 issue.
Cyndi Wood
appears as the Playmate in the February 1973 issue and was Playmate of the Year 1974.
Jayne Marie Mansfield is the daughter of the February 1955 Playmate Jayne Mansfield.
Karl Hess was a libertarian and anarchist. In the 60s he was a speechwriter for Barry Goldwater. In the 70s he advocated small communities and their potential for self-reliance.
Ron Kovic's book was made into a movie, "Born On The Fourth Of July" in 1989 starring Tom Cruise.
In the 1976 film adapted from the novel by Yukio Mishima "The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea", Sarah Miles, playing a sex-starved widow participates in an explicit love scene with Kris Kristofferson.
206 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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