The Metro St. Louis Live Music

Historical Society

 

 

 

St. Louis Playboy Club

3914 Lindell at Vandeventer

 

 

 

 

 

These backlit frames held "Bunny" photos

When the club was "Kearbey's" they held colored paper

 

St. Louis Bunnies Kitty, Bea and Kelly

greet keyholders on opening night, July 1963

 

Here's a KTVI look back at the club:

 

A film by Paul Shankman

 

Bunny Cathy Nall with Fred Waring in The Living Room

 

 

Hef in St. Lou...that's Ronnie on the left!

 

This back-lit glass/painted mural was originally upstairs in the penthouse

 

Invitation only!

 

Even my very own Sis, Cris, worked there in its' final years!

 

House bandleader Joe Bozzi jams with Dizzy Gillespie

 

 

Stairs to lower level

This remarkable lounging area "floated" above the dance floor

 

The St. Louis Bunnies with Johnny Carson at the Chase!

 

This is Rosalie "Ronnie" Murray, then and now. Ronnie was one of the original 50 Bunnies hired for the new St. Louis club! The center photo is Ronnie's new book about her life and time at the club! Ceck out Ronnie's website: cherokeerose.murray@gmail.com  You're still looking GREAT Ronnie!

 

KXOK DJ Johnny Rabbitt indulges!

 

 

 

 

If you have any photos, facts or memories of this club, please email me at: greg@dejawho.com

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Photos courtesy Robthurman.com, Tim Neely and www.explayboybunnies.com