American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (TV Series)

Original title
American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (TV Series)
Running time
42 min.
United States United States
Brian Burstein, Stephen David, Tim W. Kelly, Jeremiah Murphy, Peter Sherman
Milton Kam
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Alta Loma Entertainment / Stephen David Entertainment. Distributed by Amazon Studios
TV Series. Documentary. Drama | Biography
Synopsis / Plot
'American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story' is a docuseries combining archival footage, interviews and cinematic reenactments to tell the story of Playboy magazine's charismatic founder Hugh Hefner and his impact on global culture and history. American Playboy begins in post-war America and takes us through the launch of Playboy magazine in 1953 and the next six decades of Hefner's life and career. As he built his empire, Hefner became both a social justice advocate and a target of the conservative movement, battling with the FBI and J. Edgar Hoover while becoming an outspoken defender of civil rights.
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