Playboy Magazine December 1979 vol.26, no.12
December 1979, Playboy cover image.
Raquel Welch photographed by Chris Von Wangenheim
If ever there were any question that Raquel Welch is one of the sexiest women in America, this photo of her by Chris Von Wangenheim should settle all arguments forever. For still more of Raquel, including her thoughts about her burgeoning career as a serious actress, see Raquel on page 156.
Canny Candace
our miss december has her life all planned out and, so far, she's right on schedule
Candace L. Collins photographed by Richard Fegley
Playmate Image
Candace Collins
Al Pacino interviewed by Lawrence Grobel with photography by Vernon L.Smith
a candid—and very rare—conversation with the enigmatic actor and superstar
Berserk Angel by William Brashler
who is richard pryor? sweet guy? maniac? racist? humanitarian? only richard pryor knows for sure, and he's not telling
Raquel Welch by Buck Henry and Lawrence S. Dietz photographed by Chris Von Wangenheim and Tony Kent
a dazzling photographic tribute to america's premier sex symbol—done exclusively for playboy
Playmates Forever! all new photos by Mario Casilli of . . .
you must have been a beautiful gatefold, 'cause, baby, look at you now
Connie Kreski, Neva Gilbert, DeDe Lind, Reagan Wilson,Nancy Scott, Jo Collins, Eleanor Bradley, Lisa Baker, Jean Bell, Sharon Johansen, Liv Lindeland, Heidi Becker and Miki Garcia
Sex Stars of 1979 with text by Jim Harwood
as if to make up for what wasn't happening onscreen this year, celebrities' love lives kept the rumor mills grinding
Laura Antonelli, Richard Gere, Frank Langella, Farrah Fawcett, Shelley Hack, Cheryl Ladd, Jaclyn Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Susan Anton, Cheryl Tiegs, Christopher Reeve, Natassja Kinski, Corinne Clery, Lois Chiles, Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Susan Sarandon, Dayle Haddon, Sydne Rome, Barbara Carrera, Sylvia Kristel, Lesley-Anne Down, Valerie Perrine, Robert Redford, Burt Reynolds, Suzanne Somers, John Trovolta, Bette Midler, Rod Stewart, Roy Scheider, Madleen Kane, Michele Drake, Dorothy Stratten, Susan Kiger, Cyndi Wood, Claudia Jennings, Steve Martin, George Hamilton, Diane Keaton, Woody Allen, Colleen Camp, William Katt, Cindy Pickett, D. D. Winters, Sybil Danning and Bo Derek
Articles and Features Playbill
The World Of Playboy - hef sightings, mansion frolics and nightlife notes
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
The Playboy Advisor
The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
The Holy Land (fiction) by John Updike
Dreaming Of A White Christmas (drink) by Emanuel Greenberg
The Executioner's Song (part 3 of 3) story on serial killer Gary Gilmore (article) by Norman Mailer
The Great Comic Heroes Trivia Quiz by David A. Fryxell
Sex In America: Los Angeles (article) by Barry Farrell and Penelope McMillan
Hollywood (article) by James Wohl
Two For The Show (attire) by David Platt
The Winner (verse) by Shel Silverstein
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Used In Evidence (fiction) by Frederick Forsythe
Playboy's Christmas Gift Guide (gifts)
LeRoy Neiman Sketchbook - A Painting of Cuban Boxer Teofilo Stevenson
A Bonehead Course In N.F.L. Betting (article) by Lawrence Linderman
Peter Beard (visual diary)
Teach Your Children Well (humor) by Shel Silverstein
Buck Rabbit (amusements)
The Philter Of The Shaman Of Sungtao (ribald classic), illustrated by Brad Holland
Playboy's College Basketball Preview (sports) by Anson Mount - our early selections for the best undergrad round-ball players in America
Playboy's Christmas Cards (verse) by Tom Koch
The 1980 Playboy Music Poll (music) - time to vote for your favorite performers, from jazz to rock to R&B to country
Playboy Funnies (humor)
Playboy's Pipeline - a look ahead at American cars in the Eighties
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
Playboy's New Age Primer
Playboy's Informed Source - how to enjoy the winter without freezing your buns off
Little Annie Fanny goes out dancing (satire) by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder
On The Scene
what's happening, where it's happening and who's making it happen
Gifts - Fashion - Habitat - Sex News and . . .
Grapevine Nick Nolte, Peter Fonda, Federico Fellini, Louise Coffin, Nona Hendryx, Karen Black, Suze Chafee & LeRoy Neiman
Candace appeared in a Pictorial in the November 1977, on the cover February 1979 and February 1980 issues.
Al Pacino answeres 20 Questions for the December 2005 issue.
Raquel Welch is interviewed for the January 1970issue.
A massive Christmas bumper issue with 414 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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