- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: November 18, 2003
- Originally Released: 2003
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
An icon in the world of adult publishing, Hugh Hefner's story is one of self-made success, fabulous wealth, and a driving ambition to push back the boundaries of publishing. AMERICAN PLAYBOY is hosted by Richard Kiley, and takes a look at some exclusive footage of Hef, including interviews, photographs, home videos, news footage, and a whole lot more. Famous friends come out to testify to the great man as well, including Ray Bradbury, Tony Curtis, Mel Torme, and many others.
Description by Image Entertainment:
From a repressed puritan upbringing, Hugh Hefner became the publisher of one of the most controversial, groundbreaking magazines in America and an icon of male sexuality. Hosted by Richard Kiley, these intimate interviews, personal photographs, home movies, news footage, and clips illustrate the public and private life of the man behind Playboy magazine. With rare home movies and candid personal photos. Special Interviews with Hugh Hefner as well as his friends and family including Tony Curtis, Mel Torme, Ray Bradbury, Barbi Benton, Camille Paglia, his daughter Christie Hefner, his second wife Kimberly Conrad, and many more!