Maria Montez “The Queen of Technicolor.”

Maria Montez (June 6, 1912 – September 7, 1951) was a Dominican-born motion picture actress who gained fame and popularity in the 1940s as an exotic beauty starring in a series of filmed-in-Technicolor adventure films. Her screen image was that of a hot blooded Latin seductress, dressed in fanciful costumes and sparkling jewels. She became so identified with these adventure epics that she became known as “The Queen of Technicolor.” Over her career, Maria Montez appeared in 26 films.

Maria Montez

Maria Montez

Maria Montez

Maria Montez

Maria Montez in "Arabian Nights" (1942)

Maria Montez in “Arabian Nights” (1942)

Maria Montez in "Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves" (1944)

Maria Montez in “Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves” (1944)

Maria Montez

Maria Montez

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