Playboy Magazine January 1979 vol.26, no.1
January 1979... Click for larger.
Bunny Logo
  Corporate Art Director Arthur Paul, who designed the original Playboy Rabbit in 1953, updated long-ears especially for our 25th Anniversary. The emblem, in assorted colors, will be showing a high profile throughout the year.
and on the inside . . .
(top row) Amanda "Missy" Cleveland , Dorothy Stratten, Sue Sheridan; (middle row) Lisa Kalison, Sylvie Garant, Ruth Guerri; (bottom row) Denise McConnell, Michele Drake, Candy Loving  photographed by Tom Staebler
Playmate Perfect
our 25th-anniversary gatefold girl proves that candy is dandy
Candy Loving photographed by Dwight Hooker
Candy Loving
Marlon Brando interviewed and photographed by Lawrence Grobel
a candid—-if reluctant—conversation with the country's greatest actor
25 Beautiful Years
over the past quarter of a century, playboy has brought you the world's loveliest women. herewith, the ones we consider the most memorable
Marilyn Monroe, Janet Pilgrim, June Wilkinson, Jayne Mansfield, Anita Ekberg, Jo Collins, Christa Speck, Kim Novak, Donna Michelle, Carol Lynley, Ursula Andress, Elki Sommer, Catherine Deneuve, Paula Kelly, Veruschka, Madeleine & Mary Collinson, Claudia Jennings, Marilyn Cole, Barbi Benton, Lillian Müller, Brigitte Barbot, Sarah Miles, Patti McGuire, Debra Jo Fondren and Liv Lindeland
Grin and Bare It
playboy encores the stars who played around in our pages
Peter Sellers, Tony Randall, Eric Idle, Omar Sharif, Martin Mull, Pat Paulsen (nude), Woody Allen and Peter Ustinov photographed with nude models
Anniversary Issue

Collector's Edition
The Great Playmate Hunt
in what may have been the biggest search party in history, we went looking for that one very special woman and wound up with more than we had bargained for
Debra Selkirk, Dorothy Stratten, Sylvie Garant, K.C. Winkler, Liz Glazowski, Deanna Tyndall and daughter Nancy, Zita Cullum, Suzanne Sheridan, Candy Loving, Debbie Boostrom, Denise McConnell, Lisa Kalison, Michelle Drake, Janis Shmin, Debra Jo Fondren, Louann Fernald, Amanda Missy Cleveland, Ruth Guerri, Caren Phillips and Wanda Clineman
Interlude with the Undead by Anne Rice with photography by Phillip Dixon
the author of "interview with a vampire" reveals for the first time an all-too-human aspect of her singular subject
Playboy's Playmate Review with photography by Ken Marcus
a roundup of the past delightful dozen and includes Playmate's Progress
Debra Jensen, Janis Schmitt, Christina Smith, Pamela Jean Bryant, Kathryn Morrison, Gail Stanton, Karen Elaine Morton, Vicki Witt, Rosanne Katon, Marcy Hanson, Monique St. Pierre, Janet Quist
Playboy's Roving Eye: Page-Three Girls
every morning, thousands of englishmen get up to peruse the beauties who bare their breasts, in b&w, on the third page of the sun
Jacquie Dunbar, Diane West, Denise Perry, Nicki Debuse, Gill Duxbury, Nina Carter, Jane Warner, Jane Connors
Articles and Features A Letter From The Editor - Hugh M. Hefner
The World Of Playboy - in which we offer an insider's look at what's doing and who's doing it
  Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours- a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
Dining & Drinking, Music, Books, Movies, Coming Attractions
The Playboy Advisor, illustrated by Pater Sato
Playboy Sex Poll - an informal survey of current sexual attitudes, behavior and insights - by Howard Smith
The Playboy Philosophy by Hugh M. Hefner
on our 25th anniversary, we present highlights from the original "playboy philosophy," in which our editor-publisher spelled out our guiding principles and editorial credo
The Playboy Foundation - how the magazine has translated words into deeds -- a chronology of social activism
The Fountains Of Paradise: Part 1 (of 2) (fiction) by Arthur C. Clarke, illustrated by Gomez
Why The British Love To Dress In Drag (article) by Robert Morley, illustrated with a sculpture by Jo Ellen Trilling
Power Failure (opinion) David Halberstam with photography by Tom Staebler
Beyond 1984 (essay) by Ray Bradbury, illustrated by Gary Ciccarelli
Sex Is Politics (essay) by Gore Vidal, illustrated by Kinuko Y. Craft
Has Women's Lib Created A New Man? (symposium) by Robert Kerwin
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Elegance For The Eighties (attire) by David Platt, illustrated by Martin Hoffman
Up For The Count (attire - George Hamilton) by David Platt with photography by Mario Casilli
Word Job (humor) cartoons by Jules Feiffer
Gesturing (fiction) by John Updike, illustrated by Kathy Calderwood
Forecasting Playboy's Future (prognostication) by Sydney Omarr with photography by Richard Izui
The Purpose Of The Moon (fiction) by Tom Robbins, illustrated by Dennis Magdich
A Child's Garden Of (hormonal) Mysteries (humor) by Bill Cosby, illustrated by Kerig Pope
A Garland Of Lecherous Verse (ribald classic), illustrated by Brad Holland
That Was The Year That Was (humor) by Judith Wax, illustrated by Bill Utterback
The Illustrated History of Playboy by David Standish
a special 19-page section devoted to highlights from the past 25 years with double fold-outs covering every playmate and cover
The Eleventh-Hour Santa (gifts) with photography by Richard Izui
David Steinberg's Guide To Disco Etiquette (humor) by David Steinberg with photography by Gary Heery
Playboy's Annual Awards- announcing the prize-winning authors, artists, photographers and cartoonists . . .
Cheers Through The Years (drink) by Emanuel Greenberg
The Devil And Billy Markham (verse) by Shel Silverstein, illustrated by Brad Holland
Playboy's Pipeline - tips on keeping your lifestyle in high gear
Playboy Funnies (humor) five pages of cartoon strips
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
Little Annie Fanny tries skiing (satire) by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder
On The Scene
what's happening, where it's happening and who's making it happen
Gear - Fashion - Marisa Berenson hanging out in Grapevine with John Travolta, and Sex News
See more of Candy Loving on the cover and in the August 1979 issue and in pictorials; February 1981, September 1982 and December 1997.
Dolores Del Monte, Miss March 1954, didn't know that she'd been a Playmate until her son Steve saw her centerfold in this Issue and told her.
Sondra Theodore, the July 1977 Playmate, and Hugh Hefner advertise Playboy gift subscriptions on page 24 - 25.
A massive 410 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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