Playboy Magazine May 1972 vol.19, no.5
May 1972, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈ 585g
Cover Barbi Benton photography by Pompeo Posar
Playmate Image
Deanna Baker
Freedom Now!
denver's deanna baker leads a liberated life as pool bunny, judo expert, part-time entrepreneur and full-time conservationist
Deanna Baker photographed by Dwight Hooker and Bruce McBroom
Howard Cosell interviewed by Lawrence Linderman
a candid conversation with the fustian oracle of sport
'For My Next Act, I'm Going To Set Myself On Fire' by William Neely
craig breedlove, a deposed land-speed king with a prince valiant haircut, is again eying the bonneville salt flats—so back up, everybody
Valerie photographed by Mario Casilli and Larry Barbier
miss perrine is out of this world in the film version of kurt vonnegut, jr.'s "slaughterhouse five"
Monday's Child photographed by J. Frederick Smith
photographer j. frederick smith brings lovely new life to an old mother goose rhyme in 7 pages—one for each day of the week ...
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
The Playboy Advisor
Vargas Girl The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
The Jewels Of The Cabots (fiction) by John Cheever
You'll Laugh! You'll Cry! You'll Watch Them Die! It's Today's News Spectacular! (article) by Michael Arlen
Man's Hidden Environment (article) by David Dempsey
The Great Race (article) by Reg Potterton
Shoot & Show! (modern living)
Chairman Mao, I Presume (humor) by Sol Weinstein
When The Twerms Came (fantasy) by Arthur C. Clarke
In Search Of Los Angeles (article) by John Clellon Holmes
Riviera Idyl (fiction) by William Fifield
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Hot Rocks (modern living)
The Sound Of Rain (article) by Alan Watts
On Course (attire) by Robert L. Green
Vargas Girl (pictorial) by Alberto Vargas
The Greening Of The Cocktail Hour (drink) by Emanuel Greenberg
The Terminal Man (fiction) by Michael Crichton
John Dempsey Cartoon (humor)
Yours Sincerely (ribald classic) by Poggio Bracciolini
In A World They Never Made (verse) Introduction by Nadine Gordimer, with photography by Richard Fegley
five black south african poets write about life in the white-makes-right land of apartheid
An Agony (verse) by Joyce Nomafa Sikakane
Pigeons At The Oppenheimer Park (verse) by Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali
The Watchman's Blues (verse) by Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali
The Clothes (verse) by Mongane Wally Serote
Taken For A Ride (verse) by Stanley Motjuwadi
To Whom It May Concern (verse) by Sydney Sepamla
Seersucker's Back In Town (attire) by Robert L. Green
Bestial Sex (humor) by Lee Lorenz
On The Scene (personalities) - Joseph Papp, Robert Sonneman and Bonnie Koloc
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
Barbi Benton (aka Klein) also appears on the cover of the March 1970, December 1985 and in pictorials in the March 1970, December 1973, January 1975, December 1985 issues.
Valerie Perrine also appears in her own pictorials in the April 1975 and August 1981 issues.
Howard Cosell was, for forty years, an American sports journalist. He was named "The All-Time Best Sportscaster" for 1993, in the U.S., by TV Guide. There ia a "Profile" of him in the December 1982 issue.
Craig Breedlove is a five-time world land speed record holder.
262 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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