1973

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January, 1973


Playmate of the Month Miki Garcia gatefold photographed by Mario Casilli. Interview Carroll O'Conner by Richard Warren Lewis. Features "Seduction is a Four-Letter Word" by Germain Greer "By The Bay" by Herbert Gold "To China with Nixon" by William F. Buckley, Jr. "And So it Goes" by Tom Fitpatrick "The Natural" by Laurence Gonzales "Adventures of a Litigious Law Buff" by Calvin Trillin. Pete Turner's Turn-Ons Models photographed by Pete Turner. Playboy's Playmate Review Linda Summers, Vicki Peters, Carol O'Neal, Debbie Davis, Lenna Sjooblom, Mercy Rooney, Sharon Johansen, Ellen Michaels, Susan Miller, Deanna Baker, P.J. Lansing and Marilyn Cole. Cover photographed by Richard Fegley.
Miki Garcia


February, 1973


Playmate of the Month Cyndi Wood photographed by Pompeo Posar. Interview Milton Friedman by Geoffrey Norman. Features "The Spartans of Indochina" by Tom Buckley "Gone in October" by John Clellon Holmes "The Power and the Glory" by John Skow "Oh, Little Town of Millionaires" by Douglas Bauer "Jazz & Pop '73" by Nat Hentoff. The Siegfeld Girls Imogene "Bubbles" Wilson, Anna Held, Nora Bayes, Marilyn Miller and Kay Laurell photographed by Mario Casilli. Two to "Tango" (Last Tango in Paris, film) Maria Schneider and Marlon Brando. Maria Schneider photographed by Raymond Depardon, Jeanette Larson (cover) photographed by Pompeo Posar. Cyndi Wood; Jeanette Larsen cover; Interview with Milton Friedman, the "Ziegfield Girls", Vargas art, artcle by John Clellon Holmes about Jack Kerouac, Richard Simmons, "Last Tango in Paris" article with Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider (nude) pics, Jazz and Pop all-star Band: Mick Jagger, Miles Davis, Eric Clapton, Chicago, Paul McCartney, Elton John, etc.
Cyndi Wood


March, 1973


Playmate of the Month Bonnie Large photographed by Bill and Mel Figge. Interview Joe Frazier by Carl Snyder. Personality "Let's Make a Deal: Walter Schneider" by Saul Braun. Features "Zap! You're Normal" by Stephen H. Yafa "The Man Who Wrote My Novel" by James Lincoln Collier "Home? Which Way is That?" C. Robert Jennings "Lore and Lure" by Jon Bradshaw "Going Back to the Nation" by Reg Potterton. "Evil" Doings (A Name for Evil, film) Robert Culp, Samantha Eggar and Sheila Sullivan photographed by Bob Willoughby. Edy Williams photographed by husband Russ Meyer, Marcy Rooney (cover) photographed by Dwight Hooker. Bonnie Large; Mercy Rooney cover; Edy Williams pict.; Samatha Eggar & Sheila Sullivan pict.
Bonnie Large


April, 1973


Playmate of the Month Julie Woodson photographed by David Chan. Interview Tennessee Williams by C. Robert Jennings. Features "The Lei Machine" by Craig Vetter "Killer" by Dave Fisher and 'Joey' "The Games of Munich" by John Skow "The Big Top Wants You!" by Fred Powledge. Women - With a Twist Models photographed by Andre de Dienes. Dayle Haddon photographed by Richard Bennett Taylor, Lenna Sjooblom (cover) photographed by Don Azuma, Linda Lovelace. Julie Woodson; Lenna Sjooblom cover; Linda Lovelace; ballerina Dayle Haddon pictorial
Julie Woodson


May, 1973


Playmate of the Month Anulka Dziubinska photographed by Pomeo Posar. Interview Huey Newton by Lee Lockwood. Personality "Twilight for a Baron: Major William Purviance Tams, Jr." by Laurence Leamer. Features "What a Waste" by Gerald Astor "Service Without a Smile" by Roy Andries de Groot "Dieticians are Just Folks" by Calvin Trillin "Palm Springs Eternal" by F.P. Tullius "If you Liked "1984," you'll Love 1973" by Nat Hentoff. Sex and the Automobile Models photographed by R. Scott Hooper. Barbara Leigh photographed by Charles W. Bush, Bernie Becker (cover) photographed by Bill Arsenault. Anulka Dziubinska; Bernie Becker cover; Barbara Leigh pict.; sex and the auto pict.
Anulka Dziubinska


June, 1973


Playmate of the Year Marilyn Cole (cover) photographed by Dwight Hooker. Playmate of the Month Ruthy Ross. Interview Walter Cronkite by Ron Powers. Personality "Where the West Has Gone" (Casey Tibbs) by Bil Gilbert. Features "We are All "BUI DOI"" by Gloria Emerson "The Writer as Political Crazy" by Alfred Kazin "Winners and Losers" by Jon Bradshaw. Women's Work Mary Bacon (jockey), Carol Fulton (photographer), Cynthia Calhoun (sign painter), Pam Sweet (Hollywood producer of X-rated films), Betty Ortega (cab driver)Lynn Gayle (hairstylist) and Ann Lello (antique furniture mover) photographed by J. Frederick Smith and David Chan
Ruthy Ross; Marilyn Cole cover & PMOY.
Ruthy Ross


July, 1973


Playmate of the Month Martha Smith photographed by Pompeo Posar. Interview Kurt Vonnegut Jr. by David Standish. Personality "The Day Bobby (Fisher) Blew It" by Brad Darrach. Features "Jesus Christ Superham" by Nik Cohn "How to Beat the Stock Market by Watching Girls, Counting Aspirine, Checking Sunspots" by Max Gunther "Win Some, Lose Some" by Donn Pearch. Sainted Bond Jane Seymour, Gloria Hendry and Rosie Carver. Tisa Farrow photographed by Mario Casilli, Tina of the Tanbark photographed by Alexas Urba, Karen Christy (cover) photographed by Don Azuma, illustrations by LeRoy Neiman. Martha Smith; Karen Christy cover; Tisa Farrow pict.; Jane Seymour & Gloria Hendry pict.; Kurt Vonnegut interview.
Martha Smith


August, 1973


Playmate of the Month Phyllis Coleman photographed by Bill and Mel Figges and Ed Delong. Interview David Halberstam. Personality "Chairman Skinflint: Re. Wayne Hays" by Marshall Frady. Features "Playboy's History of Organized Crime -- The American Dream" by Richard Hammer "Showdown on Boardwalk" by Richard Warren Lewis "Journey into Silence" by Jack Denton Scott "Playboy's Pro Football Preview" by Anson Mount. Porn Chic Harry Reems, Judith Crist, Jim Buckley, Linda Lovelace, Elizabeth Donavan, Tina Russell, John C. Holmes, Jason and Tina Russell, Calvin Culver (a.k.a. Casey Donovan), Rick Cassidy, Michelle Magazine, Marc Stevens, Rene Bond and Marilyn Chambers. Heather Menzies photographed by Mario Casilli, Cyndi Wood (cover) photographed by Richard Fegley. Phyllis Coleman; Cyndi Wood cover; Tender Trap w/Heather Menzies; Prono Chic.
Phyllis Coleman

 

 

September, 1973


Playmate of the Month Geri Glass photographed by Mario Casilli. Interview "Playboy Panel: New Sexual Life Styles" (Madeline Davis, Bety Dodson, Al Goldstein, Phyllis and Eberhard Kronhausen, Linda Lovelace, John Money, Troy Perry, Wardell B. Pomeroy, Robert H. Rimmer, William Simon and Ernest Van Den Haag). Features "It's Enough to Make You Sick" by Roger Rapoport "Playboy's History of Organized Crime -- Chicago and the Prohibition Years" by Richard Hammer "The Sarong Comes From Saks" by Calvin Trillin "Playboy's Pigskin Preview" by Anson Mount. Lee Meredith photographed by Carl Fischer, Victoria Principal photographed by Mario Casilli, cover photographed by J. Frederick Smith. Geri Glass; Lee Meredith in A Star Is Made pict.; Victoria Principal pict.
Geri Glass


October, 1973


Playmate of the Month Valerie Lane photographed by Bill and Mel Figge. Interview Pete Rozelle by Lawrence Linderman. Features "Sexual Behavior in the 1970's" by Morton Hunt "The Promoters" by Stephen Yafa "I Lost it in the Second Turn" by "Stroker Ace" "Playboy's History of Organized Crime -- Slicing Up the Big Apple" by Richard Hammer "Burt Reynolds Puts His Pants On" by Bruce Jay Friedman. Bunnies of 1973 Gwen Wong, Jillian Bergamo, Toby Ostreicher, Zee Tomkins, Park Lane, Bridge Ryan, Karin Sims, Coke White, Alyson Merkel, Jill deVier, Jan Seratt, Terri Striebel, Linda Sorensen, Sara Reynolds, Coni Hugee, Carol Vitale, Ruthy Ross, Bonita Rossi, Nancy Turner, Carolyn Larkin, Cher Miller, Terri Johnson, Simone Pertuiset, Lorraine Turrell, Sue Huggy and Kacey Cobb. Sacheen Littlefeather photographed by Michael Kornafel, Sheila Ryan (cover) photographed by Richard Fegley. Valerie Lane; Sheila Ryan cover; Bunnies of 1973; Sacheen Littlefeather pict.
Valerie Lane


November, 1973


Playmate of the Month Monica Tidwell photographed by Dwight Hooker and Bill Frantz. Interview James Dickey by Geoffrey Norman. Personality "Mason Hoffenberg Gets in a Few Licks" by Sam Merrill. Features "Goodbye To Darkest Africa" by Richard Rhodes "Playboy's History of Organized Crime -- War in the Underworld" by Richard Hammer. Sex in Cinema 1973 Alan Bates Lea Massari, Brigitt Bardot, Francis Huster, Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Billingsley, Glenda Jackson, George Segal, Jeff Bridges, Valerie Perrine, Kris Kristofferson, Rita Coolidge, Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Sophia Loren, Tiffany Bolling, Vincent Martorana, Lynn Lowry, George Shannon, Mary Wornov Sarah Miles, Anne Heywood, Marcello Mastroianni, Jack Lemmon, Juliet Mills, Marsha Mason, Pam Grier, Philip Thomas, Freda Payne, Fred "The Hammer" Williamson, Theresa Graves, Gloria Hendry, Richard Roundtree, Vonetta McGee, Robert Hooks, Paula Kelly, Roger Moore, Marki Bey, William Elliot, Jim Brown, Judy Brown, Michele Placido, Carol White, Veronica Anderson, Cheri "Ginger" Caffaro, Fred Vincent, Linda Lovelace, Georgina Spelvin, Marilyn Chambers, Eric Rohmer, Bernard Verley, Dominique Sanda, Macha Meril, Hiram Keller, Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider (almost all nude). Ursulla Andress photographed by John Derek, Anne Randall (cover) photographed by Mario Casilli. Monica Tidwell; Anne Randall cover; Ursula Andress pictorial.
Monica Tidwell

 

 

December, 1973


Playmate of the Month Christine Maddox Interview Bob Hope by William Murray. Features "The World's Most Dangerous Book" by Alan Watts "Playboy's History of Organized Crime -- Happy Days and Hard Times" by Richard Hammer "A Real Mickey Mouse Operation" by D. Keith Mano "It's Just Like You're Two Rubber Titties" by Dan Greenburg "A Town So Tough" by John Gregory Dunne. Pinups Models photographed by Bill Arsenault. Sex Stars of 1973 Linda Lovelace, Marlon Brando, Burt Reynolds, Robert Redford, Paul Newman, James Caan, Al Pacino, Ali MacGraw, Steve McQueen, David Carradine, Barbara Hershey Seagull, Kris Kristofferson, Diana Ross, Roger Moore, Gloria Hendry, Jane Seymour, Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Warren Oates, Pam Grier, Tamara Dobson, Jane Fonda, Jaye Dunaway, Dyan Cannon, Brigitte Bardot, Glenda Jackson, Bruce Lee, Clint Eastwood, Charles Grodin, George Segal, Sally Kellerman, Karen Black, Anne Randall, Claudia Jennings, Valerie Perrine, Dayle Haddon, Angel Tompkins, Tiffany Bolling, Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, Ron O'Neal, Richard Roundtree, Stella Stevens, Raquel Welch, Marilyn Chambers, Georgina Spelvin, Edward Albert, Marisa Berenson, Victoria Principal, Johynny Crawford, Dominique Sanda and Maria Schneider (not all previously named are nude). Bonita Lou Rossi (cover) photographed by Bill Aurenault, Barbi Benton. Christine Maddox; Bonita Lou Rossi cover; Barbi Benton pictorial; Sex Stars of 1973.
Christine Maddox



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