A Brief Photo History Of The Playboy Bunny Girls

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The Playboy Bunny costume — with its shiny satin bustier and floppy-eared head gear — has become an iconic part of America’s pop culture history. Ever since Hugh Hefner and Playboy executive Victor Lownes recruited Zelda Wynn Valdes to design the rabbit-inspired outfit, it’s morphed into a recognizable symbol for Hefner’s formidable media empire.


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Two Bunny Girls from the Playboy Club and two Penthouse Pets from the Penthouse Club prepare to take part in the annual Good Friday waiters and waitresses race in Battersea Festival Gardens, London, 28th March 1972.


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A troupe of Bunny girl dancers including Maureen Hayden and Marianne Hunt during a performance at London’s Playboy Club, 1963.


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Millionaire publisher of Playboy magazine Hugh Hefner poses with a bevy of bunny girls at one of America’s chain of Playboy clubs, 1962.


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A group of Playboy Bunny Girls from London’s Playboy Club waiting for Hugh Hefner, the American owner of the «Playboy» business empire at London Airport, 1966.


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Playboy editor and tycoon Hugh Hefner is greeted by a group of bunny girls from his Playboy Clubs, upon his arrival at London Airport, 1966.


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Bunny Girls in costume pose on the roof of the Playboy Club, London, 22nd June 1976.


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Three Playboy Club Bunny Girls practice their serving during a training session for the All-London Waiter and Waitress Race to be held for charity in Battersea Park, United Kingdom on 24th March 1970.


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A Bunny Girl croupier spins the roulette wheel in the casino at London’s Playboy Club, 20th December 1967.


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Glamorous “Bunny Girl” Wanda rings a gong for breakfast at Hugh Hefner’s “Playboy Club”, United States, 1962.


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A group of British Playboy Bunny girls (Kathleen Bascombe, Dolly Read, Catherine MacDonald and Doreen Allen) arriving at London Airport on a BOAC plane, 24th April 1966.


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Champion British boxer John Conteh is lifted by Playboy Bunny Girls, 30th September 1974.


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Prospective “bunny girl” hostesses for the “Black Jack” club in Paris, France are taught the refinements of the job by Rio Sefarini and Laura Ulmer (daughter of George Ulmer), circa 1965.


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Croupier and bunny girl, Corrina, dealing cards at the Hefner-Playboy Park Lane club in London, 16th February 1978.


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Playboy-style “bunny girls” serving a customer with a champagne lunch at Paul Raymond’s Bal Tabarin nightclub in Hanover Square, London, 11th February 1963.


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Bunny Girls taking an order in a club restaurant in London, 11th February 1963.


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Decorating the still furnished wall of the new Playboy Club in New York City are the shapely hostesses. The girls dressed in “Bunnie” costumes, (left to right), Elaine Gallo, Lynn Smith, Bette West, Laura Addams, Virginia Hebel and Morta Andersen had been trained to serve as waitress’ in the key club which had recently opened, ca 1970s.


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Playboy Bunny at the London Playboy Club for a Bunny Pictorial, UK on August 1, 1969.

 

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