The 1960s saw Hugh Hefner opening up his Playboy Clubs across the world. Those hostess showgirls wedged in to satin corsets and sprinkled with bunny ears and bow ties are still seen as one of America's lasting sex symbols. Pathé take a look back at the girls with cotton tails.
Hugh Hefner has said the Bunny was inspired by Bernard "Bunny" Fitzsimmons who owned Bunny's Tavern in Urbana, Illinois. The tavern was popular with locals and Illinois University students - one of whom was Hugh Hefner.
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