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Elke Sommer – photos and quotes

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"You think I'm beautiful? No, I'm not. I am not beautiful. I don't even think, really, that I'm very attractive." -- Elke Sommer (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“You think I’m beautiful? No, I’m not. I am not beautiful. I don’t even think, really, that I’m very attractive.” — Elke Sommer Source: Bruce Chadwick (1987) Photo: Virgil Apger   “I think a woman to be feminine should be round. In Europe, men prefer a woman they can put their arms around and feel […]

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Lizabeth Scott

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“I study hard, do not dissipate. Between pictures I relax by taking voice and dancing lessons. This acting is a highly competitive business, and I just can’t see frittering away my free time.” — Lizabeth Scott Source: John L. Scott (1950)     “The scandal seeking (and gay obsessed) Confidential magazine in 1955 implied Scott […]

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Capucine photos & quotes

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"The story of being discovered as a Cinderella is nonsense. I do not know where to say it began. But I believe I wanted escape. I wanted to escape my own environment." -- Capucine (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“The story of being discovered as a Cinderella is nonsense. I do not know where to say it began. But I believe I wanted escape. I wanted to escape my own environment.” — Capucine Source: Bernard Gavzer (1964)     “I’m a name dropper.” — Capucine, explaining why she goes by one name. Source: James […]

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Rachel Miner

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Rachel Miner (Bizarre Los Angeles)

 “Across the years I’ve always been interested from almost an anthropological point of view about what this fame phenomena is, I’ve tried to understand it from all different ways, and there is an oddity, which is, you know, when people, one side gets to know a person who’s on television or something, and the person […]

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Cortney Palm

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The horror films that I was drawn to and consider favorites of mine include The Orphanage, The Ring, Mirrors, The Descent and The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Horror movies are my go-to, they're so much fun and create an excited state-of-being." - Cortney Palm

“The horror films that I was drawn to and consider favorites of mine include The Orphanage, The Ring, Mirrors, The Descent and The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Horror movies are my go-to, they’re so much fun and create an excited state-of-being.” — Cortney Palm Source Photo: Zombeavers (2014)  

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Gracie Allen

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"You can't be funny without a funny situation. Give an ordinary player funny lines and a ludicrous situation and he or she will get laughs." -- Gracie Allen (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“You can’t be funny without a funny situation. Give an ordinary player funny lines and a ludicrous situation and he or she will get laughs.” — Gracie Allen Quote: 1939 Photo: College Swing (1937)   Dorothy Lamour hanging out with Gracie Allen and Betty Hutton at the Hollywood Brown Derby in 1948.

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Brigitte Bardot – photos and quotes

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Brigitte Bardot

“I love to love, and I hate to leave. But I love freely and I leave freely.” — Brigitte Bardot Source: Herb Michelson (1966) Photo: Peter Basch   “I am really a cat transformed into a woman . . . I purr. I scratch. And sometimes I bite.” — Brigitte Bardot  

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Yvonne Craig – Photos and quotes

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“Guys all say, ‘I had such a crush on you.’ Girls all say, ‘I always waited for Batgirl to come on. You were really an inspiration.’” — Yvonne Craig Source: Boston Herald (2002)   “I guess I was partially chosen because of my dancing background, although I had only been able to dance in one […]