Jayne Mansfield in Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)

Spanish postcard by Ediciones JRB, no. 191/11. Photo: 20th Cntury Fox. Publicity still for Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (Frank Tashlin, 1957).


Some Hollywood stars were much more popular in Europe than at home. A fabulous example is sweet Jayne Mansfield (1933-1967), one of Hollywood’s original platinum blonde bombshells. Although most of her American films did not do much at the European box offices, Jayne herself was a sensation whenever she came to Europe to promote her films. During the 1960s when Hollywood had lost its interest in her, Jayne continued to appear cheerfully in several European films.


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