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Jayne MansfieldThe Girl Couldn't Help It$
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Eve Golden

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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Jayne Mansfield
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Eve Golden

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813180953.003.0023

In 1964, with no decent film offers, Jayne embarks on summer stock and dinner theater, starring in Bus Stop and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (both formerly Marilyn Monroe films). She falls in love with director Matt Cimber, which ends her marriage to Mickey Hargitay. Jayne and Matt marry on September 24, 1964. Jayne and Matt move to New York, abandoning the Pink Palace.In August 1964 Jayne meets the Beatles who (except for Ringo) are cruel and dismissive toward her. Jayne also promotes her delightfully silly Jayne Mansfield for President campaign ("The White House or Bust!").

Keywords:   Jayne Mansfield, Mickey Hargitay, The Beatles, Matt Cimber, Jayne Mansfield for President

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