Playboy Magazine March 1976 vol.23, no.3
March 1976, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈ 412g
Cover
Victoria Cunningham photographed by Paul Gremmler
this month's cover photo of april 1975 playmate vicki cunningham was shot on location in a chicago suburb's volunteer firehouse by photographer paul gremmler and was designed by associate Art director tom staebler. it should be noted that the volunteer firemen all volunteered their services for the occasion
Playmate
Sister Act
playmates obviously run in the pennington family—first janice and now ann. sorry, guys, but when miss march was born, they broke the mold
Ann Pennington photographed by Pompeo Posar and Phillip Dixon
Playmate Image
Ann Pennington
Interview
Norman Lear interviewed by Barbara Cady with photography by Carl Iri
a candid conversation about television (not intended for the "family hour") with the creator of archie bunker, maude findlay, fred sanford and the rest
Profile
The Ascension Of Bruce Springsteen by James R. Petersen Illustrated by John Youssi
the budding superstar from asbury park, new jersey, has been the subject of some pretty strong hype. our author, a longtime fan, follows this living legend on a cross-country tour and gets to know the real man behind the new myth
Pictorials
Encore Emmanuelle
next to this steamy sequel, emmanuelle i looks like a boy-scout jamboree. sexy sylvia kristel resumes, with added kinkiness, her romp through bangkok
Fire Belle photographed by Paul Gremmler
last april's playmate, Vicki Cunningham, grew up with a fantasy about fire fighting. Fortunately, she can light fires better than she can put them out
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
Movies, Books, Television, Recordings
Selected Shorts
The Middle-Class Squeeze by Craig Karpel
Help! Pleh! by L. Rust Hills
The Playboy Advisor
Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
How to Do Everything (article) by Peter Passell illustrated by Melinda Bordelon
Jogging Can Kill You! (article) by J.E. Schmidt, M.D. with photography by David Chan
Playboy's Guide To The Rites Of Spring (survey) illustrated by George Hirsch & Fred Nelson
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Who Can Arrest You? (article) by Laurence Gonzales
String Fever (modern living - guitars)
The Autumn Dog (fiction) by Paul Theroux Illustrated by Fred Meyer
The Pullover; Get It On (attire)
The 1976 Democratic Handicap (article) by Dick Tuck
The Contract (ribald classic) Illustrated by Brad Holland
Spring Tone Up (attire) by Robert L. Green
The Golden Whatever (fiction) by Jordan Crittenden
Playboy's History of Assassination by James McKinley
louisiana's huey "kingfish" long was a powerful demagog and possible political threat to president franklin d. roosevelt. unanswered questions persist to this day about his assassination. conspiracy buffs, note
Sci-Fi Sex cartoons by Michael Ffolkes
Think Tank - an insider's look at everything you need to know to keep up with, and flourish in, the latter part of the 20th century
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
Ann Pennington first appeared in the February 1974 issue then on the cover of the December 1976 issue and in a pictorial in the June 1980 issue.
Ann is the sister of fellow Playmate Janice Pennington who made her appearance in the May 1971 issue. This is the first instance of Playmate sisters in separate issues..
Victoria Cunningham is the April 1975 Playmate.
Norman Lear is an American TV writer and producer.
Telly Savalas advertises Gillette on page 1.
The magazine index changed from this issue to a two page version giving more details of the contents and carrying, for the first time, "Cover Story".
202 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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