Sunday, January 27, 2013

Harry Scilly

The origin of vintage beefcake extends back to the late 1800's, when athletes such as the "champion of Europe," Harry Scilly were photographed and celebrated in newspapers and magazines for their athletic prowess.

Larry Scott Photographed by Pat Milo

Pat Milo took this outstanding photograph of Larry Scott.

Keith Stephan Photographed by Bruce of Los Angeles

Bruce of Los Angeles took this photograph of massive Keith Stephan.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Les Petroff Photographed by the Athletic Model Guild

The Athletic Model Guild took these photographs of Les Petroff, of whom I hope to obtain more images to better examine his tattoos.

John Weidemann Photographed by Bruce of Los Angeles

Already on this blog is a less cropped version of this photograph of John Weidemann taken by Bruce of Los Angeles.

When you jump to this post on the blog, you can read about Weidemann's role alongside Jane Russell in the classic musical, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

Fred Bortnik

I do not know who took this photograph of Fred Bortnik.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Patrick Berglund Photographed by Champion Studio

Here's another great photograph of handsome Patrick Berglund taken by Champion Studio.

When you jump to this post on the blog, you can find out how to obtain a life-size poster of Berglund.

Unknown Model Photographed by Denny Denfield

Denny Denfield took this photograph of this unknown model.

Frank Renault

I do not know who took this photograph of Frank Renault.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Frank Affrunti Photographed by Lon

Lon took this photograph of spectacular Frank Affrunti.

George Quaintance applied the fig leaf directly to the photograph.

Jerry Valente Photographed by Onni Saari

Onni Saari makes his premiere on this blog with these photographs of Jerry Valente taken early in this bodybuilding career.

Kip Behar Photographed by Kris Studio

Kris Studios took these photographs of Kip Behar.