Betty wore her blonde locks in loose curls and finished off her glamorous look with lashings of deep red lipstick. Bunny: I hate to ask you, but how much did you get paid for the day? Retrieved January 11, 2016 — via Newspapers. A story about an even tinier waist:. She remained a highly visible presence among the various magazines, and was continuously included in their editorial photo work as well. However, his publicist said he was born in 1919. She also entered into a lucrative contract with the glamour photographer Keith Bernard, and she worked steadily with him for the rest of the decade.
Bettie: Sometimes they were just pinup and lingerie sessions, but sometimes they were nudes. He had one daughter, Lydia Ross, from his first marriage. After that, Weider regularly sought out her work among Bernard's submissions. And we know that history repeats itself.
Her later cover appearances were sometimes paired with other prominent bodybuilders of the day like , , and ; her final cover shot was on Muscle and Fitness in May 1988, with. Naturally small and slight of frame, Brosmer embarked on a personal and regimen before she was a teenager. In 1961 Brosmer married bodybuilder Joe Weider, the founder of the competition to former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, a seven-time Mr. In photos that lined his office, he fit right in with his iron-pumping protégés like Mr. The 1950s pin-up girl - who was later known by her married name Betty Weider - shot to fame as a popular commercial model, before she later swapped this for a career as a spokesperson and trainer in the health and bodybuilding industry.
The Weider Book of Bodybuilding for Women. While attending high school in Manhattan Brosmer would continue modeling, and her photographs would appear in numerous magazines as well as on the covers of sexy pulp novels. She was a popular pin-up at the height of her career in the 1950's. His product claims were challenged by consumers, experts and government agencies. You litereally could not go anywhere without seeing her image in a magazine, on a record album, or store window display. Not just of the 1950s… Ever.
Her husband, the legendary Joe Weider, of the Weider Publications health and fitness publishing empire, also publishes Muscle and Fitness, Men's Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, Her's, Natural Health, and Flex. Under her marital name Betty Weider, she served as a regular contributing writer for for over three decades. And now enjoy this beautiful collection of Betty Brosmer vintage photos. Did I ever take shots of you for him? Bettie: On weekends we went on outings to New Jersey, or to upstate New York, everybody in their cars. Betty returned to Los Angeles and was soon asked to pose for two of the most celebrated pin-up artists of the era, Alberto Vargas and Earl Moran.
With her husband, she authored two book-length fitness guides, The Weider Book of Bodybuilding for Women 1981 and The Weider Body Book 1984. It was kind of a homey atmosphere. I needed a job and this was a way of making some money. Some of her most famous photo work during this period include appearances in December 1950, cover ; July 1954, centerspread ; January 1955 ; and February 1955; May 1955. Weider and his brother Ben founded the International Federation of Body Builders, which sponsored the Mr. In 1961 she married Joe Weider, co-founder of the International Federation of BodyBuilders.
What do you think is the cause of this? Weider told Mark Stuart Gill for a 1989 profile in The New York Times. Give women something they can believe. April 24, 1961 26-year-old Betty marries a famous bodybuilder, entrepreneur and co-founder of the International Association of bodybuilding, the creator of the Mr. The Girl in Alfred Hitchcock's Shower. Joe Weider died in 2013, and Betty is now alone, and she still looks perfectly.
Bettie: Oh, I preferred outdoors. Brosmer and her husband, bodybuilding legend Joe Weider. She was also employed as a fashion model, and in 1954 posed for Christian Dior. But not in the nude as the magazine had hoped. The following year she visited New York City with her aunt and posed for pictures with a professional photographic studio; one of her photos was sold to Emerson Televisions for use in commercial advertising, and it became a widely-used promotional piece, printed in national magazines for several years thereafter.