Your Figure (Vintage digest fitness magazine Shirley Kilpatrick covers, 1953)
La Lanne, Jack (publisher)
Your Figure (Vintage digest fitness manual magazine, Shirley Kilpatrick covers, 1953)
Oakland, CA: Self published, 1953. Vintage digest fitness manual & pinup magazine, produced by Jack La Lanne, fitness expert, nutritionist, motivational speaker, TV show host, general stud & slick salesman. La Lanne (LaLanne) was French-American & San Francisco native who set several bodybuilding & strongman records, even inspired The Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Reprinted a few times, latest about 1972, this the only issue w/ Shirley Kilpatrick.
House favorite Shirley Kilpatrick on front & rear cover, posing at the beach in leopard print bikini, hoop earrings, seated on LaLanne's shoulder on rear cover. Throughout the magazine are instructions & conclusion on proper exercise, photo-illustrated featuring sprightly brunette Manon Dougherty lifting books & using chairs to stretch, a few vignettes of blonde Lynn Roebuck, Jack's "sales pitch" w/ stern but earnest Jack in suit at desk.
B/W throughout, 40pp, 5.25 x 8.5 inches, saddle-stapled. Very Good creases, spine tear, tiny stains. [Book ID 126047] [Magazines]