Hugh Hefner's "The Big Bunny" , 1970
File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 257, File 3
Scope and Contents
- Color photocopy of front page of Professional Pilot, includes publisher Hugh Hefner, TV star Bill Cosby and Purdue Airlines President Joe Minton at Bunny Tail of Playboy DC-9 N950PB at ORD, vol. 4, no. 6, June 1970.
- "The Big Bunny Is Airborne: Hefner hosts press on inaugural flight," 1970. [includes color photos from a magazine article, no publication information available]
- "Look—Don't Touch – Playboy Plane Lease Pact For 2 Years Only," includes photograph with caption"…To be maintained and flown by Purdue Airlines crews…" 1970. [no publication information available]
- "Maggie Daly" column, Family Today, Chicago Today, Wednesday, February 11, 1970. [makes mention of Hugh Hefner's all black jet, $5.5 million, PB 950]
- "Airborne Playboy: Hefner Flies With Bed and Bunnies," 1970. [from a newspaper "Lifestyles" section, with detailed description of the interior, no publication information available]
- "the bunny jet set: high-flying cottontails undergo elaborate training," circa 1970. [page from unidentified magazine, includes color pictures of "the Big Bunny"]
- Black and white newspaper photograph, "Inside the Big Bunny," [UPI Telephoto, no publication information available]
- Playboy name badge for Mr. Joseph Minton, Purdue Airlines, circa 1970.
- "Security Around Playboy Plane Likened to Air Force One's," includes photo of Joseph P. Minton with a replica of the Playboy jet, with caption, "What Else But a Bunny?" circa 1970. [no publication information available]
Language of Materials
From the Collection: Collection material is in English.
The collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 0.182 Cubic Feet (One letter-size half-width manuscript box)