CRIME: Hef's Hutch Much in Dutch

Hef's Hutch Much in Dutch

Call it the million-dollar panty raid. An unknown number of prurient perpetrators broke into the Los Angeles warehouse of Playboy magazine and swiped some of the Playboy empire's most valuable assets: namely, 421 hours of unedited videotape footage displaying Hugh Hefner's Playmates cavorting for the cameras. Valued at more than $1 million, the tapes constitute the raw material for such soft-porn piffle as erotic movies on the Playboy cable-TV channel and videocassette centerfolds. They included vintage rushes of Sondra Theodore, Miss July 1977 and a former Hefner girlfriend, interviews with Jessica Hahn, and the 1989 Playboy Video Calendar. Playboy officials fear...

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