Playboy Magazine April 1969 vol.16, no.4
April 1969, Playboy cover image
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Weight ≈ 592g
Cover Sharon Kristie photographed by Pompeo Posar
Playmate image
Lorna Hopper
Comely Camper
nature-loving lorna hopper makes for beautiful bivouacs in california's wide-open spaces
Lorna Hopper photographed by William Figge and Ed DeLong
Allen Ginsberg interviewed by Paul Carroll with photography by Jerry Yulsman
a candid conversation with the hippie-guru poet laureate of the new left and the flower children
Volatile Vanessa with photography by Claudio Patriarca (7), Victor Skrebneski (1) and others (4)
in a pair of far out films, the comely and contentious miss redgrave plays a kinky art collector and a free-loving queen of modern dance
The Language of Legs photographed by Dwight Hooker
how a girl deploys her gams when seated reveals far more than just her lower limbs
Bébé Bares All 8 pages of photos by Sueva Vigeveno
for the first time, sex queen brigitte bardot poses for off-the-set uncoverage
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours
- a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
Books, Dining-Drinking, Movies, Recordings, Theater
Vargas Girl The Playboy Advisor
The Playboy Forum- an interchange of ideas between reader and editor on subjects raised by "the playboy philosophy"
Ada (fiction) by Vladimir Nabokov, Illustrations by Robert Andrew Parker
Serendipitous Ceylon (travel)> with photography by Dick Rowan
The Toys And Games Of War And Peace with Illustrations by Robert Lostutter
Playing For Keeps (article) by Jules Siegel
Playing For Fun (article) by Robert Russel
Playing For The Upper Hand (article) by Philip Meyer
The Light Touch (modern living) with photography by Dwight Hooker
Cut Out Her Heart And Stomped On It! (article) by Reginald Potterton
The Vargas Girl (pictorial) by Alberto Vargas
Master Of The Ball Hawks (fiction) by Patrick McGivern, Illustrated by Warren Linn
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Playboy's Spring & Summer Fashion Forecast (attire) by Robert L. Green, photos by Len Steckler
The Swingers (article) by Richard Warren Lewis, Illustrated by Bob Post
The Grandstand Passion Play (humor) by Jean Sheperd
The Fixer (ribald classic) retold by Nicholas Gabayev, Illustrated by Brad Holland
Prey (fiction) by Richard Matheson, Illustrated by Martin Hoffman
Chili Weather (food) by Thomas Mario, Illustrated by Bob Zoell
On The Scene (personalities) - David Levine, Paul Young and Tom O'Horgan
Little Annie Fanny makes a movie (satire) by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder
Between the ages of 13 and 15, Lorna lived in Manchester, England.
Sharon Kristie also appears on the cover of the June 1967 and March 1968 issues.
Allen Ginsberg was an American poet and one of the leading figures of both the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the counterculture that soon would follow.
Pages 17 through 20 are a four page advert for the 1968 movie "The Killing Of Sister George" which includes colour stills and a good sized reproduction of the movie's graphic title.
Full page B&W advert for the 1968 movie "Where Eagles Dare" on page 181. Stirling Moss advertises AT&T on page 1.
Page 247 carries a full page colour advert for the 1969 movie "Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?" Connie Kreski, Miss January 1968, plays Mercy Humppe - also see the March 1969 issue . . ..Theatrical Trailer
266 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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