Paul Newman was one of the first gorgeous, brazenly objectified torsos in American film, and the ultimate in shower nozzle masturbation fodder back in his day. An A-list Hollywood actor with steel blue eyes and killer abs (back before abs were even, like, in), old Paul was among the elite stable of studio pretty boys (including homos Rock Hudson, Montgomery Clift, James Dean and big bisexual Marlon Brando) over whom every gal and closeted homo drooled in their 10-cent movie seats in the 1950s and 60s.
Some of these shots are stills from Cool Hand Luke, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Sweet Bird of Youth c/o superherofan.net.
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And in case you missed it the first time, check out this sexy screen test for East of Eden in which James Dean says to Paul Newman “kiss me” and kind of sounds like he means it, and Newman replies, “Can’t hurt.” Also director Elia Kazan asks the two to get nose to nose. (Hint: the sound doesn’t kick in until 00:08.)
Time-Honored Torsos: Tab Hunter
Time-Honored Torsos: John Travolta
From the Annals of Male Nudity: Joe Dallesandro
Time-Honored Torsos: James Dean
Mom Thought They Were Straight?: James Dean & Sal Mineo
Mom Thought He Was Straight?: Rock Hudson
UPDATE: Well hello, lawyer letter from Playgirl. In other news, Playgirl can afford a lawyer? Images removed.
The Homosexual Recruiter Association celebrates another success today now that former Menudo boy bander Angelo Garcia has done the yep-i'm-gay thing. And to celebrate, he's posing nude.