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2006

Janssen Books pays homage to the master of physique photography


Finally, a new title in this unique series on perhaps the most important, successful and influential male physique photo studio of the mid-20th Century; Bob Mizer’s ATHLETIC MODEL GUILD. Drawn from the vast archives of AMG negatives, this is an impressive selection of Bob Mizer’s best B&W photography. The handsome men, imaginative settings and poses, humor and heroics......

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2006

AMG RELEASES NEW FILM CLASSICS DVD:THE WILD ONES


About 50 years ago when it was against United States law to photograph two naked men showing affection for each other, nobody turned their heads if the naked men were simply wrestling and trying to kill each other. Porn pioneer Athletic Model Guild (AMG) has announced today the release of the second DVD release in their Film Classics line of digitally remastered 1950s & 60s films......

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2005

Pioneer Porn Reaches the Digital Age: AMG FILM CLASSICS DVD Released


About 50 years ago when it was against United States law to photograph two naked men showing affection for each other, nobody turned their heads if the naked men were simply wrestling and trying to kill each other. Porn pioneer Athletic Model Guild (AMG) has announced today the release of the first DVD release in their new line of digitally remastered AMG Classic Films -- AMG STORY......

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2004

​ATHLETIC MODEL GUILD's: TEN FOR TEN WITH WAYNE STANLEY:


TEN FOR TEN is an interview that brings you inside the walls of Athletic Model Guild, the longest continually operating male physique photo studio in the world. In this issue, we interview long time friend to Bob Mizer and previous AMG estate owner WAYNE STANLEY. Wayne sold AMG to physique photographer Dennis Bell in early 2004, fourteen years after inheriting everything when Bob Mizer passed......

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2004

Athletic Model Guild Completes Catalog of Bob Mizer’s Session Videos


Dennis Bell, owner of Athletic Model Guild, announced today that the new catalog of over 1800 Session Videos recorded by photographer Bob Mizer from 1980 until his death in 1992 has been completed. “This is a significant milestone for the company” said Bell. “There are nearly 4000 different photo sessions on these tapes. Bob was a great photographer, but piecing together the records......

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