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The Art of Bill Randall

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Best remembered as a pin-up calendar artist, notably with eponymous yearly publications of 12 paintings each: Bill Randall's Date Book, throughout the 1950s. Continued doing calendar tops into the 1970s. Magazine work began with Esquire. He also contributed story and cover art for Collier's and American Weekly. Advertising accounts included Palmolive, White Rock, Wurlizter, and Scotch Tape. Is said to have worked with the French Resistance during WW2.

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The vintage pin-up art of Bill Randall Retro Pin Up, Retro Art, Vintage Art, Vintage Photos, Uñas Pin Up, Pin Up Art, Pin Up Pictures, Pin Up Illustration, Nose Art

How Time Slips Away

Well hello there, It's been a long long time, How you doin, How I'm doin, I guess I'm doin' fine, It's been so long, but it seems it was only yesterday, Ain't in funny how time slips away...

lovethepinups: “ Bill Randall - “Ginny” - September 1952 Date Book Calendar - “Come as you are,” the hostess said, “Nobody plans to dress,” so Ginny hopped right out of the tub - and went - she’s dumb - I guess (? Calendar Girls, Pin Up Photography, Le Site, My Muse, Nose Art, Pulp Art, Retro Art, Pin Up Art, Pin Up Girls

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Bill Randall - “Ginny” - September 1952 Date Book Calendar - “Come as you are,” the hostess said, “Nobody plans to dress,” so Ginny hopped right out of the tub - and went - she’s dumb - I guess (?)“

lovethepinups: Bill Randall - “Mona” - September 1956 Date Book Calendar - “Indians and Cowboys! That’s a game I like to play. Since Mona donned her warpaint, the West gets wilder every day. Pin Up Vintage, Vintage Ads, Gil Elvgren, Pin Up Girls, Choctaw Nation, Pin Up Drawings, Native American Beauty, Calendar Girls, Illustrations And Posters

The American Pin-up

Bill Randall - “Mona” - September 1956 Date Book Calendar - “Indians and Cowboys! That’s a game I like to play. Since Mona donned her warpaint, the West gets wilder every day.”

lovethepinups: “ Bill Randall - “Fran” - November 1958 Date Book Calendar - “Fran is a night club dancer whose stardom we’ll concede, the talents that she doesn’t have are those she’ll never need! Pin Up Girls, The Great Ziegfeld, Pin Up Vintage, Robert Mcginnis, Calendar Girls, Pin Up Photography, Pin Up Art, Pin Up Style, Night Club

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Bill Randall - “Fran” - November 1958 Date Book Calendar - “Fran is a night club dancer whose stardom we’ll concede, the talents that she doesn’t have are those she’ll never need!”

Great American Pin-up - Bill Randall - “Sandy” - October 1956 Date Book Calendar - “Sandy likes the rural life, and to her taste I cater, I hoe and plow and rake all day, then I’m too tired to date ‘er. Pin Up Photography, Retro Art, Pin Up Art, Classic Beauty, Erotic Art, Pin Up Girls, Glamour, Vintage, Lady

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Bill Randall - “Sandy” - October 1956 Date Book Calendar - “Sandy likes the rural life, and to her taste I cater, I hoe and plow and rake all day, then I’m too tired to date ‘er.”

Bill Randall "Kris" Pin-up Pin Up Girls, Pinup, Pin Up Pictures, Calendar Girls, Pin Up Art, Cultura Pop, Pin Up Style, Up Styles, Art Girl

Bill Randall - “Kris” - December 1956 Date Book Calendar - “I’ve wrapped the gifts and trimmed the tree and feel just like a king, ‘Cause there’s a pretty Christmas Belle who’s waiting for my “ring”!”

Bill Randall - “Marilyn” - December 1955 Date Book Calendar from Kemper Thomas Calendar Co. - “Well, look what Santa left for me - a real, live, luscious Christmas tree! He couldn’t keep her home because she sheds to much, says Mrs. Christmas Items, Christmas Tree, Xmas, Pin Up Photography, Jane Fonda, Pin Up Art, Pin Up Style, Pin Up Girls, Old Hollywood

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Bill Randall - “Marilyn” - December 1955 Date Book Calendar from Kemper Thomas Calendar Co. - “Well, look what Santa left for me - a real, live, luscious Christmas tree! He couldn’t keep her home...

Bill Randall -“Jeannie” - July 1953 Date Book Calendar - “A bronco-bustin’ cowgirl thought this dude’s heart she could bust, "no gal’s ever branded me,” I bragged, then bit the dust! Pin Up Girl Vintage, Retro Vintage, Vintage Calendar, Western Girl, Calendar Girls, New Inventions, Pin Up Art, Erotic Art, Pin Up Girls

The American Pin-up

Bill Randall -“Jeannie” - July 1953 Date Book Calendar - “A bronco-bustin’ cowgirl thought this dude’s heart she could bust, "no gal’s ever branded me,” I bragged, then bit the dust!“

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Bill Randall - “Venus” - May 1955 Date Book Calendar - “Romance is different up on Mars, with no porch swings and no parked cars. Jet rockets are what Earth Men need to woo Space Girls with...

Bill Randall - “April” - November 1953 Date Book Calendar from Kemper Thomas Calendar Co. - “April in November, that’s what my calendar said, like everything in spring, she promised warmer days ahead. Estilo Pin Up, Pinup Art, My Calendar, Calendar Girls, Dita Von Teese, Pin Up Girl Vintage, Vintage Ladies, Pin Up Posters, Bathroom Art

Bill Randall - "April" - November 1953 Date Book Calendar - "April in November, that's what my calendar said, like everything in spring, she promised warmer days ahead."

September 1954 - Bill Randall - "SALLY is a puzzle. there's no question about it - some think she is an angel, but frankly, folks, I doubt it! Pin Up Tattoos, Calendar Girls, Rose Tyler, Pin Up Art, Pin Up Style, Pin Up Girls, Burlesque, Sally, Cover Art

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Bill Randall - “Sally” - September 1954 Date Book Calendar - “Sally is a puzzle, there’s no question about it, some think she is an angel, but, frankly, folks, I doubt it!”

vinyl record pin-up, by Bill Randall 1952 Pin Up Vintage, Retro Vintage, Vintage Modern, Retro Art, Vintage Music, Vintage Girls, Vintage Style, Vintage Fashion, Estilo Pin Up

Bill Randall - "Betty Jane" - October 1952 Date Book Calendar - "She's no intellectual, she can't tell Bach from Bing, but the records and my head both spin when Betty starts to swing!"

lovethepinups: “ Bill Randall - “Betty Jane” - October 1952 Date Book Calendar - “She’s no intellectual, she can’t tell Bach from Bing, but the records and my head both spin when Betty starts to. Pin Up Art, Geek Culture, Pin Up Girls, Cover Art, Geek Stuff, Disney Characters, Vintage, Pinup, Calendar

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Bill Randall - “Betty Jane” - October 1952 Date Book Calendar - “So she’s not intellectual, she can’t tell Bach from Bing, but the records and my head both spin when Betty starts to swing!”

Bill Randall - “Carol” - September 1953 Date Book Calendar from Kemper Thomas Calendar Co. - “Carol said she’d teach me how to dance and like a fool I tumbled, took one look, fell head over heels, and I don’t mean I stumbled! Vargas Girls, Comic Book Style, Football Program, College Football, Calendar Girls, Head Over Heels, Pin Up Art, Pin Up Girls, Teaching

Bill Randall - “Carol” - September 1953 Date Book Calendar - “Carol said she’d teach me how to dance, and like a fool I tumbled, took one look, fell head over heels, and I don’t mean I stumbled!”