Friday, September 30, 2011

Unknown Model Photographed by John Barrington


John Barrington took this photograph of this unknown model, whose abdomen is a work of art.

Louis Garbarini


Here's a catalog of photographs of Louis Garbarini taken in the mid-1930's to ensure you collect all of the images.

I do not know who the photographer was.

John Silva Photographed by David Martin


This photograph of John Silva tells us it was taken by David Martin in 1964 and that John attended Arizona State College, where he played football, baseball and basketball.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Dan Brown Photographed by Lon


Lon took this photograph of Dan Brown, whose stern gaze and upper torso are incredible.

Bill Lamm Photographed by Bruce of Los Angeles


Here's another great photograph of Bill Lamm taken by Bruce of Los Angeles.

Roy Hilligen Photographed by Russ Warner


Russ Warner took this magnificent photograph of Roy Hilligen, of whom you can see more images when you jump to this post on the blog.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Al Morrow and Joe Fierre Photographed by Bruce of Los Angeles


Bruce of Los Angeles took these great photographs of Al Morrow fending off the dark-haired model, whom I've tentatively named Joe Fierre, only one source online having similar images and identifying him as such.

Jim Plummer Photographed by the Western Photography Guild


The Western Photography Guild took this nice image of Jim Plummer.

Claude Powell and Gig Gigolo Photographed by Lon


Lon took this great photograph of Gig Gigolo about to finish off Claude Powell.

I especially like Claude's massive thighs and upper torso.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Bob Delmonteque

Bob Delmonteque never fails to look fantastic.

I can stare for hours at the golden hairs on his arms and legs.

Bob Bishop Photographed by Vulcan


Vulcan took this nice photograph of Bob Bishop in the 1960's.

Unknown Model Photographed by the Athletic Model Guild


I hope a reader can help me identify this unknown model photographed by the Athletic Model Guild sometime in the early 1950's, judging by the coarseness of his posing strap.

This man's abdomen is a work of art.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Richard Bennett Photographed by Les Demi Dieux


Here's another fantastic photograph of Richard Bennett taken in the 1960's by Les Demi Dieux.

Phil Campisi Photographed by John Hernic




John Hernic makes his premiere on the blog with these amazing photographs of massive Phil Campisi taken in the late 1930's or early 1940's.

Steve Wengryn


Steve Wengryn looks like an Olympian in this image, whose photographer I suspect is Lon, but I am still seeking confirmation.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Unknown Model


I do not know who took this photograph of this massive model, though my research indicates this image was created in the late 1930's.

Joe Canoli Photographed by Champion Studio


Here's another nice photograph of Joe Canoli taken by Champion Studio.

Don Reyes Photographed by Ralph Kelly


Don Reyes looks fantastic in this photograph taken by Ralph Kelly.

As you can read in the sidebar, Don received the Purple Heart while a machine-gunner in the Korean War.

Despite his injuries, he clearly achieved success later in life as a bodybuilder.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Friday, September 23, 2011

Unknown Model Photographed by Spartan of Hollywood


Spartan of Hollywood took this great photograph of an unknown model in the 1950's.

Caleb Saunders Photographed by Edwin Townsend


In the 1930's, Edwin Townsend took this spectacular photograph of Caleb Saunders, of whom I hope to acquire more images.

Vic Seipke


Vic Seipke never took a bad photograph.

His massive physique is nothing short of a masterpiece.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Bruce Schorb Photographed by Bruce of Los Angeles


I was thrilled to add to my collection this photograph of Bruce Schorb taken by Bruce of Los Angeles.

When you jump to this post on the blog, you can see more images of this handsome man.

Keith Stephan


Here's another fantastic photograph of Keith Stephan.

I especially like this Strength and Health cover, as it is one of the few color images I have of this massive man.

Don Silvas and Andrew Marke Photographed by Kovert of Hollywood


Don Silvas has the upper hand over Andrew Marke in this great photograph taken by Kovert of Hollywood.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Steve Reeves, Clarence Ross and George Eiferman


Seated together are the Titans of bodybuilding of the late 1940's and 1950's: Steve Reeves sports a wispy mustache as he looks at the document Clarence Ross holds, George Eiferman bumping shoulders with Clarence as he too examines the paper.

Les Petroff

UPDATE March 10, 2013: Thank you to everyone who identified this ruggedly handsome man as Les Petroff. You can see more images of him when you jump to this post on the blog.

I am especially pleased to have this view of his impressive physique to better see the eagle tattoo on his chest.

Unknown Model

I nearly fell out of my chair when I came across this photograph of an unknown model, whose spectacular upper torso and amazing tan lines have thoroughly captured my attention.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Jim Haislop




Jim Haislop looks fantastic in these images by an unknown photographer.

With his movie-star good looks and outstanding physique, it is no surprise Jim won the titles Mr. Florida in 1965, Mr. North America in 1966, Mr. Southern States and Mr. U.S.A. in 1967, Mr. America in 1968 and Mr. Universe (NABBA, Tall, 1st) in 1969.

Leo DiCara Photographed by Edwin Townsend



Edwin Townsend took these photographs of Leo DiCara in the 1930's.

I especially like the image of Leo standing, as it best showcases his hirsute torso.

Joe Dallesandro




Iconic Joe Dallesandro looks fantastic in these stark photographs.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Dale Gilbert and Vic Mesenzeff


I do not know who took this great photograph of Dale Gilbert and Vic Mesenzeff in the 1950's.

I love Dale's big grin as he points over Vic at something off camera.

Dick Mathias Photographed by the Western Photography Guild


The Western Photography Guild took this outstanding image of Dick Mathias, of whom I am tracking down more photographs.

Scott Manley Photographed by Champion Studio


And now to idle away another moment with Scott Manley in the showers at Champion Studio.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Bob Collier Photographed by Bruce of Los Angeles


I recently added to my collection several photographs of Bob Collier taken by Bruce of Los Angeles.

Brian Melloy


I hope a reader can provide more information on Brian Melloy, whose long, lean physique surely caught the attention of more than a few physique photographers, though these are the only two images I've been able to locate.