Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Unknown Models

I love this photograph of these unknown athletes.

Images such as this paved the way for beefcake: the widespread popularity of viewing male beauty purely for the pleasure of it.

Bo Branden Photographed by Champion Studio

Champion Studio took these photographs of Bo Branden.

Billy Joe Carr Photographed by the Western Photography Guild

The Western Photography Guild took this photograph of Billy Joe Carr.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Monte Hansen, Ernie Mathews, Everett Lee Jackson and Bob Jackson Photographed by the Athletic Model Guild

The Athletic Model Guild took this photograph of Monte Hansen, Ernie Mathews, Everett Lee Jackson and Bob Jackson posing on a foggy Southern California beach.

When you jump to this post on the blog, you can see the foursome holding a board with their names, which we viewers find quite handy for keeping track of Bob Mizer's models some fifty years later.

Bud Counts

I strongly suspect the Athletic Model Guild took this photograph of Bud Counts, but am still seeking confirmation.

Bob Delmonteque

I do not know who took this photograph of Bob Delmonteque.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Gene Eberle Photographed by the Athletic Model Guild

I must thank a generous fan of this blog for this photograph of Gene Eberle taken in the 1940's or early 1950's by the Athletic Model Guild.

Alex Aronis Photographed by Spartan of Hollywood

Spartan of Hollywood took this photograph of Alex Aronis.

Dennis Tinerino and Unknown Model Photographed by Arax Studio

At the Mr. Universe competition in 1968, Arax Studio took this photograph of an unknown model congratulating Dennis Tinerino, who won the title that year.