Playboy Magazine Back Issue - December 1980
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Playboy December 1980 Magazine |
Volume 27 Issue # 12 COVER STORY
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Playboy Clubs, Executive Art Director
Tom Staebler and Senior Art Director Len Willis have positioned the accouterments
of the basic Bunny outfit to resemble our very own Rabbit. You might call it a
bunnyrabbit. We thought it was cute. But not as cute as the 14 pages of real Bunnies
you'll see in Bunny Birthday (page 144). You'll wish you were Peter Cottontail.
15 THE WORLD OF PLAYBOY
21 DEAR PLAYBOY
29 PLAYBOY AFTER HOURS
35 MOVIE ESSAY
On the set of Nine to Five with Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton.
Elvis from beyond the grave; adventures of a hot fusion fiddler.
Some strong roles for women, plus intriguing imports from Brazil and Australia
Derek Jacobi stuns in Hamlet; Life on the Mississippi resurrects Mark Twain.
Woody Allen is more fun onscreen than in print, but Pat (The Great Santini) Conroy
62 COMING ATTRACTIONS
A role for Raquel; aftereffects of the actors' strike.
65 PLAYBOY'S TRAVEL GUIDE STEPHEN BIRNBAUM
If it's holiday nostalgia you're after, here's where to go.
67 THE PLAYBOY ADVISOR
73 THE PLAYBOY FORUM
81 PLAYBOY INTERVIEW: GEORGE C. SCOTT—candid conversation
The veteran film star talks about his right-wing views, his battles with the bottle,
the difference between himself and other actors and why he's one of the angriest
men in Hollywood.
140 FROZEN JOURNEY—fiction PHILIP K. DICK
It's rough being neurotic, even with plenty of earthly distractions and a good
shrink. But when you're going crazy on a space ship with only a computer to help
you, snapping is, well, a snap.
144 BUNNY BIRTHDAY—pictorial
On the 20th anniversary of the Playboy Clubs, we couldn't think of a better way
to celebrate than this loving tribute to their most popular attraction.
158 INSIDE KHOMEINI'S IRAN—article DICK GREGORY with BARBARA REYNOLDS
While human-rights activist Gregory was fasting for peace in Iran, he saw the
other side of the hostage story and met the Ayatollah.
163 PLAYBOY'S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE—gifts
Our annual yuletide selection of special things to put under your tree.
168 MAY I HAVE SOME MARMALADE, PLEASE?—fiction SEAN O'FAOLAIN
There was the woman he knew over the breakfast table, and there was the lover
he met in the tavern—and they were the same.
173 THE EMPERORS' NEW CLOTHES—attire DAVID PLATT
If you buy your clothes to dress for success, you're making a good investment.
178 DESIRE—article JAMES R. PETERSEN
We suppose it began right after Adam and Eve ate the apple; but exactly what is
184 GOLDEN GIRL—playboy's playmate of the month
Terri Welles is an ex—flight attendant who has her feet on the ground and
our head in the clouds.
198 PLAYBOY'S PARTY JOKES—humor
200 TALES OF THE ANIMAL CRIME SQUAD—fiction THOMAS BERGER
In a dog-eat-dog world, it's no surprise that animals have taken to crime. And
somebody has to bring them to justice.
202 PLAYBOY'S CHRISTMAS CARDS—verse TOM KOCH
Mischievous missives for famous people.
204 WARM REGARDS—drink EMANUEL GREENBERG
From grogs to nogs, there's nothing like a hot winter drink to warm your cockles.
207 CONTEMPORARY MASTERS: AN EROTIC PORTFOLIO
A look at Bradley Smith's incredible collection of erotic art, including works
by Andy Warhol, Jean Paul Cleren, Lucien Coutaud and many others, accompanied
by Henry Miller's essay, Reflections on Erotica.
218 DOUBLE TAKE—pictorial
Linda Kerridge is an actress who looks like Marilyn Monroe; no wonder she has
started a heat wave with her latest movie role.
229 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, FEMLIN—pictorial
The naughty little lady who has become almost as much a symbol of PLAYBOY as the
Rabbit is 25 this year; we salute her and the artist who has brought her to us,
234 HOLDEN CAULFIELD AT MIDDLE AGE—parody .... DAVID STANDISH
The last time we saw or Holden, he was a whacked-out adolescent. Years later,
he's proof that while you can take a nut off the funny farm, you can't take the—funny"
out of the nut.
236 SEX STARS OF 1980—pictorial essay JIM HARWOOD
If you're tired of seeing the same old faces (and bodies) in movies and on TV,
relax. There's always a new crop just over the cinematic horizon.
248 UNEXPURGATED SUNDAY SCHOOL—ribald classic
251 PLAYBOY'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREVIEW—sports ANSON MOUNT
Our pre-season picks for the country's top undergrad hoop stars, plus PLAYBOY'S
1980-1981 preview all-America team.
258 20 QUESTIONS: TRUMAN CAPOTE
He mby be on the wagon, but he's as feisty and funny as ever.
261 PLAYBOY FUNNIES—humor
267 PLAYBOY'S PIPELINE
Man & Work; pension advice.
342 PLAYBOY POTPOURRI
379 PLAYBOY PUZZLE
383 PLAYBOY ON THE SCENE
Gift perfume, loungewear, cars that go in the snow, Grapevine, Sex News.