Playboy Magazine April 1965 vol.12, no.4
April 1965, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈ 418g
Cover
Lannie Balcom photographed by J. Barry O'Rourke
this april's cover find the ever-gallant playboy rabbit lending his ears to aid a young lady starting from scratch. when cover girl lannie balcolm isn't itching to model for us, she delightfully decorates playboy's chicago editorial offices as a receptionist. we know lannie will receive a warm reception from playboy readers when she appears as a a playmate in the very near future.
Playmate
Sweet Sue
miss april is one of the small wonders of the modern world
Sue Williams photographed by Edward DeLong and William V. Figge
Playmate image
Sue Williams
Interview
Art Buchwald interviewed by Marvin Kitman with photography by Marvin Koner
a candid conversation with washington's self-appointed secretary of satire
Pictorials
Playmate Play-Off:
cast your vote for the playmate of the year from among the trio of comely candidates
Jo Collins, China Lee. Astrid Schulz
Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
Theater, Movies, Books, Recordings
The Playboy Advisor
Playboy's International Datebook (travel) by Patrick Chase
The Playboy Forum - an interchange of ideas between reader and editor on subjects raised by "the playboy philosophy"
The Man With The Golden Gun - part 1 of 4 - (fiction) by Ian Fleming, illustrated by Howard Mueller
Those Frisky Friscotheques with photography by Eugene Anthony
The New Barbary Coast (article) by Herbert Gold
Nude Discothèque with Carol Doda
Stylish Stout (fiction) by P. G. Wodehouse
From Russia With Love (food) by Thomas Mario with photography by Pompeo Posar
The Force Of Habit (article) by J. Paul Getty
Old Man Pulaski (nostalgia) by Jean Shepherd with photography by Larry Gordon and Stan Malinowski
Maelstrom Ii (fiction) by Arthur C. Clarke, illustrated by Frank Bozzo
Seduced - Sicilian Style (satire) by Ray Russell
The Playboy Bed (modern living)
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Playboy's Spring & Summer Fashion Forecast (attire) by Robert L. Green with photography by Mario Casilli
Double Take (fiction) by Jack Finney
The Vargas Girl (pictorial) by Alberto Vargas
Pomposity Repaid by A Knave (ribald classic)
Topping Off The Well-groomed Man (article) by Jay Sebring
The History of Sex in Cinema, Part One: The Original Sin by Arthur Knight and Hollis Alpert
Send Me No Teevee Jeebies (satire) sketches by Shel Silverstein
The Playboy Art Gallery (humor) September Morn by Jim Beaman
Articles and Features
Lannie Balcom is the August 1965 Playmate.
Jo Collins, is the December 1964 Playmate and also appears in pictorial in the May 1966 issue and on the cover in August 1965 and as the PMOY in a pictorial inside.
Sue Williams at just 4' 11 is the shortest playmate a distinction she shares with Karla Conway Miss April 1966. She was also the first Playmate to get breast implants and the first to have committed suicide (September 2, 1969).
Art Buchwald is the Pulitzer Prize winning (1982) author, humorist and journalist.
Carol Doda, an American cultural icon of the 1960s, was a topless stripper in San Francisco, California throughout the '60s, '70s and '80s, one of the first of the era. Her bottomless dancing only lasted three years until the law was changed in 1972.
190 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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