Playboy Magazine July 1956

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Playboy July 1956

Cover: Suitcase

Playmate: Alice Denham

Pictorials: Actress Marla English, "The Girl In The Peek-A-Boo Pants". The pictorial is supposed to be Ms. English's swan song as the Hollywood mavens wish her to keep her clothes on.

Features: George Wein, the original promoter, covers the 3rd Newport Jazz Festival with super photos of Dinah Washington, Pee Wee Russell, Paul Desmond, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman , Chet Baker, Louis Armstrong, Gerry Mulligan and others; early LeRoy Neiman sketches in the attire article; Ribald Calssic is "The Woman in the Case," by Anton Chekov; three pages of Clemtine cartoons by artist Jean Bellus; satire, "The Catcher in the Wry," by Robert Turner; fiction by Alberto Maravia, "The Truckdriver"; Anthony Boucher, "Nellthu"; Playmate Alice Denham also has a fiction story in this issue, "The Deal."

Pages: 72