Playboy Magazine March 1973 vol.20, no.3
March 1973, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈505g
Cover Mercy Rooney photographed by Dwight Hooker
Playmate Image
Bonnie Large
Playmate
Sorcerer's Apprentice
playmate bonnie large floats through the air, gets sawed in half and hangs out with a robot—but it's all just part of her job
Bonnie Large photographed by Bill and Mel Figge
Interview
Joe Frazier interviewed by Carl Snyder
a candid conversation with the controversial heavyweight champ
Profile
Let's Make A Deal by Saul Braun, illustrated by Peter Lloyd
meet walter schneider, a real-estate alchemist who makes money and sometimes buildings out of numbers and thin air
Pictorials
All About Edy* photographed by her husband Russ Meyer
russ myer casts his wife as the star of his next film—and photographs her exclusively for us
"Evil" Doings (A Name For Evil, film): photographed by Bob Willougby
robert culp finds his real-life dream girl in a horror film's steamy nightmare scene
Robert Culp, Samantha Eggar and Sheila Sullivan
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
The Playboy Advisor
Vargas girl The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
The Inventory At Fontana Bella (fiction) by Tennessee Williams Illustrated by Seymour Rosofsky
John Dempsey cartoon (humor)
Legends In Their Own Time (satire) photographed by Bill Arsenault
Zap! You're Normal (article) by Stephen H. Yafa
Top Gear (modern living)
The Conservationist (fiction) by Nadine Gordimer
Lindner's Ladies (art) by Hilton Kramer
Cocktail Cookery (food) by Emanuel Greenberg photographed by Don Azuma
Conservative? Naturally! Dashing? Decidedly! (attire) by Robert L. Green - Simon Ward photographed by Don Azuma
The Man Who Wrote My Novel (article) by James Lincoln Collier Illustrated by Fred Berger
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Home? Which Way Is That? (memoir) by C. Robert Jennings
Backgammon photographed for the most part by Don Azuma
Lore And Lure (article) by Douglas Bauer
Secrets And Subtleties (modern living) by Michael Laurence
Games And Gear (modern living)
Big-Time Backgammon by Tim Holland
The Digger's Game (fiction) by George V. Higgins
The Rainbreakers (attire) by Robert L. Green
Going Back To The Nation (article) by Reg Potterton
Vargas Girl (pictorial) by Alberto Vargas
Up The Chimney (ribald classic) retold by Matteo Bandello Illustrated by Brad Holland
Word Play (satire) by Robert Carola
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
Mercy Rooney is the December 1972 Playmate.
At the time of this interview Joe Frazier had just lost the Undisputed Heavyweight Title to George Foreman in January of '73.
*Edwina Beth "Edy" Williams is an American television and film actress. Edy and Russ divorced in 1977.
222 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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