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Jayne Mansfield: The Girl Couldn't Help It

Eve Golden

Abstract

Jayne Mansfield (1933−1967) was driven not just to be an actress but to be a star. One of the most influential sex symbols of her time, she was known for her platinum blonde hair, hourglass figure, outrageously low necklines, and flamboyant lifestyle. Hardworking and ambitious, Mansfield proved early in her career that she was adept in both comic and dramatic roles, but her tenacious search for the spotlight and her risqué promotional stunts caused her to be increasingly snubbed in Hollywood. In the first definitive biography of Mansfield, Eve Golden offers a joyful account of the star Andy Wa ... More

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Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780813180953
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813180953.001.0001

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Eve Golden, author

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