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Claudine Auger waving in the waves

Born on 26 April 1941 in Paris, France, Claudine Auger originally spelled her surname Oger, but changed it early in her career to phonetically anglicise it.  78 more words

French

The Betty and Veronica Swimsuits

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I recently conquered one of my huge-ish sewing fears: making a swimsuit! The bathers you see above are made by me, and I’m so excited to tell you about it! 842 more words

Style

Natalie Wood and Nick Adams

Natalie Wood (1938 – 1981) and Nick Adams (1931 – 1968). “One of Presley’s most bizarre relationships involved stars Natalie Wood and Nick Adams. When Nick took Elvis to a hotel in Malibu where Natalie was spending the weekend with her bisexual boyfriend, actor Scott Marlowe, Natalie got along well with Elvis – and Marlowe was soon out of the equation,” said the source. 62 more words

American

Gloria DeHaven in 1949

Gloria DeHaven never made it to the front ranks of film stardom and none of her credits can be considered a major classic, but she was in her own modest way one of the signature perky soubrettes of the 1940s, a hometown sweetheart for many GIs. 75 more words

American

June Blair on the beach

Miss January 1957 is the gorgeous redhead, June Blair from San Francisco, California. Before gracing the pages of Playboy, Blair appeared as an extra in a handful of movies. 103 more words

American

Peggie Castle in LIFE

Peggie Castle: born Peggy Blair 22 December 1925, Appalachia Virginia (some sources cite either 1926 or 1927 as her year of birth) appeared in more than a dozen movies, beginning in 1950 with a role in “Mr. 168 more words

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Anne Francis on the beach

Anne Francis: the love interest in the 1950s science-fiction classic “Forbidden Planet” and later a sexy private eye in “Honey West” on TV. “Forbidden Planet” was hailed in Leonard Maltin’s “2006 Movie Guide” as “one of the most ambitious and intelligent films of its genre.” A science-fiction retelling of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” the 1956 film had Leslie Nielsen and other space travelers visiting a planet where expatriate scientist Walter Pidgeon, his daughter (Francis) and their helper, Robby the Robot, built a settlement. 153 more words

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