The Art of the Centerfold #54


Gloria Root
(Miss December, 1969)

15 comments:

twister said...

Very pretty. I hope life treated her well.

Flickhead said...

I'm sure "Root canal" figures in here somewhere.

MichaelRyerson said...

She was a little thing, maybe 5'1" or so. Went on to complete her education including a couple of master's degrees, enjoyed a successful professional life, married (once), divorced, one child, a girl born in 1986. Gloria Root died of cancer at 57.

Sock MonKey 1 said...

I guess it did. You can read this brief Wiki bio and decide:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloria_Root

(Love your avatar, btw.)

Chris Rywalt said...

Now I'm sad.

anjisings said...

sooooo much prettier than the full exposure that occurs today.

Christopher said...

yep..this is so much more desirable than everything coming at you at once..

#6 said...

It's not the full exposure (itself a failure of imagination though, I agree) it's the surgical deceit and generally horrific Frankensteinography that has replaced Erotica and even replaced Pornography that is turning off our turn ons...

Robert Fiore said...

If you look at Playboy centerfolds with an eye to the date you'll notice there was a period where they were studiously avoiding showing nipples. Maybe the Post Office was coming down particularly hard at that time or something.

mister muleboy said...

#6 said: it's the surgical deceit and generally horrific Frankensteinography that has replaced Erotica and even replaced Pornography that is turning off our turn ons...


for me, it's ubiquity. . . .

Aunt Boe said...

When Airbrushing was an Art #1

Peter Yezukevich said...

Goodbye, 1960s.

hiflyer said...

@ Robert: they didnt seem to care about nipples in december of '69 though... http://images.google.de/images?q=Gloria+Root&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:de:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi

Brooks said...

I agree with Aunt Boe. She's pretty, but somewhat in the same way as a custom 70s van.

Dan said...

I wonder if she stayed vegetarian?