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Barbara Jo Allen, actress also known as “Vera Vague” during the 1940s and 50s

Barbara Jo Allen (September 2, 1906 – September 14, 1974) was an actress, comedienne, and writer who induced laughs nationwide during the 1940s and 50s after originating and literally becoming synonymous with the talky, shrill-voiced, man-hungry spinster “Vera Vague”.  Allen … Continue reading

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Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

  Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini Joi Lansing, film and television actress, model and nightclub singer, best known for her pin-up photos and minor roles in B-movies during the 1940s and ’50s.

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Betty Hutton popular actress during the 1940’s and early 50’s

Betty Hutton (February 26, 1921 – March 11, 2007) was an American stage, film, and television actress, comedienne and singer. Hutton’s greatest screen triumph came in “Annie Get Your Gun” (1950) for MGM, which hired her to replace an exhausted … Continue reading

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George Reeves

George Reeves (January 5, 1914 – June 16, 1959) was an American actor best known for his role as Superman in the 1950s television program Adventures of Superman. Reeves also starred as Superman in two feature films “Superman and the … Continue reading

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Gina Lollobrigida popular actress and sex symbol of the 1950s

Gina Lollobrigida (July 4, 1927) Italian actress was one of the most popular actresses and iconic sex symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s. Lollobrigida received numerous awards and nominations for her performances in both Italian and American films, working … Continue reading

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