Playboy Magazine October 1965 vol.12, no.10
October 1965, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈ 500g
Cover
Penny James photographed by Larry Gordon
october's hare-raising cover hails an issue as sprightly as a brisk fall day
Playmate
Natural Wonder
october playmate allison parks is a high-flying fan of the active outdoor life
Allison Parks photographed by William V. (Bill) Figge
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Allison Parks
Interview
Madalyn Murray interviewed by Richard Tregaskis with photography by Werner Stoy
a candid conversation with "the most hated woman in america," the embattled atheist who sparked the controversial supreme court decision banning school prayer
Pictorials   France's Deneuve Wave photographed by David Bailey and Len Kovars
a revealing visit with catherine the great—current queen of parisian cinema sexpots
The Bunnies of Miami
a gracious goodness of biscayne boulevard's curvaceous cottontails
Jackie Brown, Bonnie Norris, Laura Huston, Barbara Ager, Pat Russo, Joyce Nizzari, Brenda Sakobie, Christy Bertrand, Dianne Tucker, Joani Medina, Elaine Reynolds, Bobbie Galletta, Nancilee Furnish, Diana Balough, Linda Gail Gainer and Sally Duberson
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
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 Great Comic Book Heroes (nostalgia) by Jules Feiffer
City Of Light '65 (fiction) by Herbert Gold
The Fireplace (fiction) by Pietro Di Donato
An Unhurried View Of Ralph Ginzberg (article) by Dan Wakefield
Duplex Digs (playboy pad)
Limericks (humor)
The Nail And The Oracle (fiction) by Theodore Sturgeon
The Cherished Cheroot (modern living)
The Official Sex Manual (satire) by Gerald Sussman
The Opheum Gravy Boat Riot (nostalgia) by Jean Shepard
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Playboy's Fall & Winter Fashion Forecast (attire) by Robert L. Green
The 1966 Playboy Jazz Poll (jazz) with photography by Jon Pownall
The Vargas Girl (pictorial) by Alberto Vargas
Lotus Blossoms (ribald classic)
Loxfinger (parody) by Sol Weinstein
Oysters R In Season (food) by Thomas Mario
Symbolic Sex (humor) by Don Addis
On The Scene (personalities) Charles Aznavour, Gerald Tsai, Richard Lester
The Playboy Art Gallery (humor) by Jim Beaman
Little Annie Fanny goes to Hollywood (satire) by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder
The "swimming school" students in Allison's pictorial are her own children.
Allison Parks was PMOY 1966. Her pictorial is in the May 1966 issue was also photographed by William Figge. Allison also appears in a pictorial in the December 1965 issue.
Allison was the sister-in-law of June 1966 Playmate Kelly Burke.
Penny James was Miss Colorado USA for 1962. Penny also appears on the cover of the July 1966, October 1966, March 1969 and August 1969 issues.
Madalyn Murray challenged organized religion, school prayer, and belief in God as it was in the USA in the 60s. In June 1963 The United States Supreme Court ruled 8 to 1 in School Dist. of Abington Township v. Schempp, 374 U.S.203(1963) against allowing the reciting of Bible verses and the Lord's Prayer in public schools.
230 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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