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Salma Hayek – photos and quotes

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"I just have to be very careful not to get stuck. I've been training as an actress for a very long time, and there are other parts of me that I'd like to show." -- Salma Hayek (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I just have to be very careful not to get stuck. I’ve been training as an actress for a very long time, and there are other parts of me that I’d like to show.” — Salma Hayek Source: Rene Rodriguez (1995) Photo: Allure/Patrick Demarchelier   “I was petrified. I had nightmares about the snake for […]

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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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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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Mylene Demongeot

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Mylene Demongeot

“Sex is the way to be a woman but I think we can make interest without taking off our clothes. There is no need for it. You don’t have to be naked, You can be sexy in a fur coat.” — Mylene Demongeot Source: 1964 Photo: Peter Basch   “Today in France, even when a picture […]

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Rita Gam – photos and quotes

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Rita Gam

“Just last month, I was asked to do another of those barbarian things — and my answer was ‘never again.’ I mean it. If I can’t play good American girls, I’d much rather not work.” — Rita Gam in 1961. Here she is playing Attila the Hun’s daughter in Sign of the Pagan (1954).   […]

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Diana Dors – photos and quotes

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Diana Dors

“I said to this priest, ‘Am I expected to believe that if I went out and had an affair that God was really going to be upset? Okay, thou shalt not kill…steal…but thou shalt not commit adultery? If no one is any the wiser, what the hell difference does it make?’ He was lovely. He […]

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Joan Collins – Photos & Quotes

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“The problem with beauty is that it’s like being born rich and getting poorer.” – Joan Collins   “It makes me simply crowlly to have to ever ask anyone for something I want. Independence is the most wonderfully important thing. This way I can be independent.” — Joan Collins on why she chose an acting […]