Vue (Vintage digest pinup magazine, Michelle Angelo feature, 1970)
Stearn, Allen (publisher); George Shute, Mark Shuler, Carl Mobley, Michael Paul Rand (editors); Bob Berry, Charles V. Nemo, Leif Redson, Cora Lorenz, Frank Arrighi, Cameron Chambers, A.H. Winfred, Bill Korman, C.L. Hershberger, Vincent Holder (contributors)
Vue [America's Digest for Men] (Vintage digest pinup magazine, Michelle Angelo cover, July 1970)
New York: Actual Publishing Company , 1970. V23 N5, July 1970. Distributed by VK (Kable??), bimonthly. B/W/Color throughout, 162pp, 5.25 x 7.5 inches, perfect-bound. Vintage long-running nude pinup digest magazine devoted to celebrities, sports, vice, truce crime, swimsuit models, burlesque, wartime themes, sensationalism. Loaded w/ photographs, including photo-story layouts (like Fawcett & detective magazines). At some point in 1953, w/ company name change to Actual Publishing, they included color insert pages. Similar to Eye Foto-rama, Pic, Tab. By mid 1970s, became standard size.
Michelle Angelo on the front & 4pp B/W, 2pp color layouts as Angela Merton, also "Nudist Honeymoon" ad. Texas native & prolific curvaceous 1960s model, notably a familiar face (& bust) in Parliament News titles, acted in feature films as well as "nude loops". Brandon House paperbacks showcased her lush dimensions regularly, a few other appearances from smaller publishers. She maintained a strong following well into 1990s.
Blonde Hope Springs 1pp, film orgies, Efrain Gonzales, aphrodisiacs, Donja Leba & go-cart, Ilona Mancini's tanlines, buxom blonde Willa Strong, Caribbean cruises, Antarctic Task Force, Mia Farrow 1pp, vignettes (Vanessa Redgrave, Ingrid Bergman), Inga Janssen motorcycle Godiva, Nancy Kosky keyhole outdoors, blondes Connie McCartney & Paulette Vire, Allison Coleman "Miss Student Power," Judy Jones poolside, the Alamo in film, Jane Birkin & Antonioni's "Blow-Up," 6pk beer tube, Eve Houston & marble statue, Delia Pearson outdoors, Hong Kong vice, Venice film festival, bra ban, cartoons (S. Harris, de Carlo), ads (inflatable dolls, Bettie Page, Diane Curtis, Stantoons), blonde in Pop art rear panel.
Very Good, light rubbing, slight lean, wrapper detached halfway. Scarce.
Steve Sullivan, "Glamour Girls: The Illustrated Encyclopedia," #119 (1999); Todd Frye, "Collecting Vintage Men's Magazines" (2013). [Book ID 126142] [Magazines]