Never let it be said that Cinema Retro readers are not appreciative of the human anatomy. We've received a number of letters griping that we've been negligent in presenting our Gratuitously Sexy Photos of the Week. We plead guilty, but only because there has been such an abundance of other stories. Nevertheless, we herewith resume the feature that has earned us high marks not only from straight guys but also from our female readers and gay guys who appreciate the fact that we never fail to include some vintage male cheesecake shots to satiate their lurid desires as well.
Having barely survived the horrors of Germany in the final days of WWII, young Elke Sommer never dreamed she would become one of the major starlets of the 1960s. Elke has recently given Cinema Retro interviews about her films from this period. Look for the first in issue #10 in which she recalls making Deadlier Than the Male.
Long and hard- that's how you can describe Dick Chamberlain's surfboard in the 1960s flick Joy in the Morning. Chamberlain, like Rock Hudson and so many other gay Hollywood hunks of the era, had to stay in the closet in order to maintain their lucrative careers as the "boys next door". Chamberlain set the record straight, so to speak, in his autobiography from the 1990s in which he opened up about the trials and tribulations of hiding his sexuality for so many years.