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January, 1965

Sally Duberson; Peter Ustinov's harems pict. Fiction by Jack Kerouac, Vladimir Nabokov, Arthur C. Clarke, Harold Pinter and P. G. Wodehouse. Humor by Shel Silverstein, Bennett Cerf, Wm. Saroyan, Woody Allen and Peter Ustinov. Articles by Terry Southern, J. Paul Getty, Mortimer Adler and Ray Bradbury. Editorial by Hugh Hefner. Interview with Martin Luther King. Hostileman cartoon by Jule Feiffer. China Lee, Jo Collins, Nancy Scott, Melba Ogle, Kai Brendlinger, Lori Winston, Nancy Jo Hooper, Terri Kimball, Astrid Schulz, Rosemarie Hillcrest, Sharon Rogers, Ashley Martin cover.
Sally Duberson

February, 1965

Playboy February 1965 Playmate of the Month Jessica St. George photographed by Mario Casilli. Interview The Beatles (Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison and John Lennon) by Jean Shepherd. Features "The Strategy & Tactics of Job Jumping" by Vance Packard "The 1965 Playboy All-Stars" by Nat Hentoff. Playmate's Progress Donna Michelle (Playmate of the Year) photographed by Pompeo Posar.
Jessica St. George

March, 1965

Playmate of the Month Jennifer Jackson photographed by Pompeo Posar. Discussion "The Playboy Panel: Uses and Abuses of the New Leisure" with Steve Allen, Cleveland Amory, John Diebold, Paul Goodman, Walter Kerr, Norman Podhoretz, Jean Shepherd and Tery Southern. Features "Far-Out Safari" by Robert Ruark "What is Normal?" by Wardell B. Pomeroy "The Legal Art of Tax Avoidance" by Alvin Toffler. The Unsinkable "Fanny Hill" (film) Letitia Roman, Guinness Stout, Renate Hutte, Miriam Hopkins, Veronica Erickson, Christine Schmidtmer, Luise Schwarz, Cara Garnett, Britt Lindbert, Gitte Jell (not all previously named are nude). Carol Lynley photographed by Frank Bez and Sam Shaw, cover illustration by Vargas. Unsinkable Fanny Hill. Jennifer Jackson

April, 1965

Playmate of the Month Sue Williams photograhed by William V. (Bill) Figge and Ed DeLong. Interview Art Buchwald by Marvin Kitman. Features "The New Barbary Coast" by Herbert Gold "The Force of Habit" by J. Paul Getty "Old Man Pulaski" by Jean Shepherd "Topping Off the Well-Groomed Man" by Jay Sebring "The History of Sex in Cinema, Part One: The Original Sin" by Arthur Knight and Hollis Alpert. Playmate Play-Off Jo Collins, China Lee and Astrid Schulz. Lannie Balcom (cover) photographed by J. Barry O'Rourke; The Playboy Bed; Playboy playoff: Jo Collins, China Lee, Astrid Schulz. Sue Williams

May, 1965

Playmate of the Month Maria McBane photographed by William V. (Bill) Figge and Edward DeLong. Interview Jean-Paul Sartre. Features "Motoring's Classic Revival" by Ken W. Purdy "Hows and Whys of the Perfect Murder" by Murray Teigh Bloom "The History of Sex in Cinema, Part Two: Compounding the Sin" by Arthur Knight and Hollis Alpert. The Kiss Circa '65 (In Harm's Way, film) Barbara Bouchet and Hugh O'Brian. (Focuses on censorship and photos of nude scene). Stella Stevens photographed by Ron Thal. Femlin cover; Ian Fleming story.
Maria McBain

June, 1965

Playmate of the Month Hedy Scott photographed by Ron Vogel and Orlando. Interview Melvin Belli. Features "Portrait of the Machine as a Young Artist" by J.R. Pierce "The Overnight Guest" by Pietro di Donato "Keg O' My Heart" by William Iversen "History of Sex in Cinema, Part Three: The Twenties -- Hollywood's Flaming Youth. The Big Bunny Hop From California to the Caribbean, Playboy Flies you to the swinging debuts of our Hollywood hutch and coconut-palmed Jamaica paradise. Ursula Andress photograhed by John Derek, Turid Lundberg (cover) photographed by Pompeo Posar. Hedy Scott

July, 1965

Playmate of the Month Gay Collier photographed by Mario Casilli. Interview Marcello Mastroianni. Features "Ludlow Kissler and the Dago Bomb" by Jean Shepherd "The Great American Build-Up" by Murray Teigh Bloom "Fun for the Road" by Charles Beaumont. The Girls of the Riviera Arlette Dobson, Uschi Bernell, Clarence Cavieux, Jade Maillol, Miriam Michelson, Anne-lis Swensen, Inge Bohm, Joselyn, Madeleine Arentoft, Reine Rohan, Thao Phung, Tery Barella, Christiane Thiry, Helene Urbini, Jacqueline Lucciani, Tania Bosset, Elen Stroetinga, Catherine Frank, Renata Aldigeri, Inez Beinhouer, Virginie de Solenn, Claudia le Bail, Josick de Cupper, Simone Darot, Denise Perrier, Andela Krejci, Christiane Pavesi, Corrine Bedu, Simone Bovinah, Eva Schaulaud, Florence Fougere, Claire Davidson, Annie Pouliquen and Caron Gardner. Joey Thorpe (cover) photographed by Larry Gordon. Gay Collier

August, 1965

Playmate of the Year Jo Collins (cover) photographed by Mario Casilli. Playmate of the Month Lannie Balcom photographed by J. Barry O'Rourke. Interview Robert Shelton. Features "Milestones of Success" by J. Paul Getty "Where There's Smoke There's Ire" by Payntz Tyler "History of Sex in Cinema, Part Four: The Twenties -- Europe's Decade of Decadence and Delirium" by Arthur Knight and Hollis Alpert.
Lannie Balcom



September, 1965

Playmate of the Month Patti Reynolds photographed by Stan Malinowski. Interview Peter O'Toole by Kenneth Tynan. Features "Call Them Madam" by Irving Wallace "Horsing Them in with Hemingway" by Arnold Gingrich "Playboy's Pigskin Preview" by Anson Mount "The Sex Institute" by Ernest Havemann "Bye-Bye Stick Shirt" by Ken W. Prudy "History of Sex in Cinema, Part Five: Sex Stars of the Twenties" by Arthur Knight and Hollis Alpert. Saturday Night With "Genghis Khan" (film) Telly Savalas and a host of West German fashion models. Jeanne Moreau photographed by Douglas Kirkland. Teddi Smith (cover) photographed by Larry Gordon. Patti Reynolds

October, 1965

Playboy October 1965 Playmate of the Month Allison Parks photographed by William V. (Bill) Figge. Interview Madalyn Murray. Features "An Unhurried View of Ralph Ginzburg" by Dan Wakefield "The Orpheum Gravy Boat Riot" by Jean Shepherd "The Great Comic Book Heroes" by Jules Feifer. The Bunnies of Miami 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. Catherine Deneuve photographed by Dave Bailey and Len Kovars, Penny James (cover) photographed by Larry Gordon. Allison Parks

November, 1965

Playmate of the Month Pat Russo photographed by Pompeo Posar. Interview Sean Connery. Features "The Silence of Osward" by John Clellon Holmes "Creative Collecting" by J. Paul Getty "The History of Sex in Cinema, Part Six: The Thirties -- Censorship and the Depression" by Arthur Knight and Hollis Alpert. The Nude Look A playboy's-eye view of those show-me feminine fashions that have been designed with the male in mind. James Bond's Girls Ursula Andress, Daniela Bianchi, Tania Mallett, Nadja Regin, Lois Maxwell, Margaret Nolan, Shirley Eaton, Honor Blackman, Maggie Wright, Claudine Auger, Luciana Paoluzzi, Martine Beswick and Molly Peters. Beth Hyatt (cover) photographed by Pompeo Posar. Pat Russo



December, 1965

Playmate of the Month Dinah Willis photographed by Pompeo Posar. Interview Al Capp by Alvin Toffler. Features "Lincoln and Kennedy" by Jim Bishop "The Old Neighborhood" by Henry Miller "The Circle of Sex" by Alan Watts "Red Ryder Nails the Hammond Kid" by Jean Shepherd "Nothing Works and Nobody Cares" by Robert Ruark. The Lass Menagerie A bountiful bestiary of fauna-guised females by Eugenio Hirsch. The Playboy Portfolio of Sex Stars Elizabeth Taylor, Carroll Baker, Carol Lynley, Tina Louise, Jayne Mansfield, Susan Strasberg, Elsa Martinelli, Stella Stevens, Mamie van Doren, Arlene Dahl, Sophia Loren, Kim Novak, Brigitte Bardot and Ursula Andress. Allison Parks photographed by J. Barry O'Rourke. Dinah Willis