Friday, November 19, 2010

Jack LaLanne and Jack Thomas by Russ Warner




These are some of the most famous of all beefcake photographs. They were taken by Russ Warner, who had a knack for getting his models to undress for the camera.

The two models, of course, are Jack Thomas and Jack LaLanne, who was on the cusp of becoming famous when these images were taken.

After he'd become the household face of the fitness craze in 1950's America, LaLanne tried unsuccessfully to have these photographs confiscated by a court and destroyed.

Today, these sort of lovely, sun-drenched images would likely enhance a celebrity's stardom.

5 comments:

  1. OMG! I can't belive that's what Jack LaLanne looked like back then!!!!

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  2. they look more artsy than erotic. just showcasing a beautiful male form. i like them.

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  3. WOW!! No steroids and no small "pee pee" LOL
    He was way ahead of his time when it came to fitness! RIP JACK!!

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  4. Great nude pics... Nicely done !

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  5. Beautiful stuff. Much love to Mr. LaLanne, may his spirit find its way home!

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