Picture Digest [formerly MAGAZINE DIGEST] (3 pin-up digest magazines, 1955-57)
Picture Digest [formerly Magazine Digest] (3 vintage pinup digest magazines, 1955-57)
New York: Plaza Digest, 1955-57. Distributed by ID/K, B/W throughout, ~130pp. Long-running non-nude pinup digest magazine devoted to celebrities, swimsuits, burlesque, copious photographs & great models. Similar to Foto-rama, Eye, Tab, Vue, & later issues have color foldouts.
V28 N11, February 1955: Dawn Reddick, sex & cancer, 1919 World Series scandal, Sophia Loren, Eartha Kitt, Claudette Colbert, Kathleen O'Rourke, drugs & jazz, Artists & Models Ball, 1965 space travel, meat wagon, Latin Quarter girls, Vivian Gordon murder, judo, Marla English, backs (Tempest Storm, Clara Bow, Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe), red curtain torture tactics, Sheree North, Rita Gam, Kalantan, Evelyn West, Ernest Hemingway. Cartoons: Frost, Vic Martin! Good.
V29 N3, December 1955: Sheree (Besiree) North cover/layout! Photographers: Graphic House, Mirror Pics, Wide World, Burchman, Lions, Wagner, M.N., Weegee, Kell, McCall, Fletcher, Hass, European, Globe, Kemp. Models: Abbe Lane, Cleo Moore moustached, Gio-Mo Huang, Margy McCormack, Peggy Lemily, Margi Vann, Dorothy Gordon, Gilda, Vicky Martin, vignettes (Lili St. Cyr, Lilly Cat Girl Christine, Jessica Rogers), house favorite Eve Meyer, Shirley Correnti, Dianna Darin, Jayne Mansfield playing table tennis. NYC fireman, JVs, robot "Anatole," Lepcha tribe.
V30 N6, June 1957: Margie Vann cover! Photographers: Kell, Enterprise, Pix, Wagner, Burchman, Earl Leaf, Earl Wilson, Pappas, Bernard. Models: showgirls, Jayne Mansfield kisses seal, Tybee Afra, Bambi Dale, Wendy Stone, Monica Davis, stripper Rita Grable, Baby Lake, Ruth Clarkson, Donalda Jordan foldout, Smokey Campbell, Lita Toy, Micky Marlowe, Mitzi du Brais. Telephone pole tossing, matadors.
Very Good Plus, Very Good (Feb). [Book ID 125318] [Magazines]