By Richard Koper

Affectionately, Jayne Mansfield tells the tale of an actress who was once often called America’s ‘Smartest Dumb Blonde’ and infrequently pushed aside as one other Marilyn Monroe copycat. Mansfield's blonde hair, seductive smile and eye-popping hourglass determine, frequently overshadowed the ‘real’ Jayne who spoke 5 languages and used to be a live performance violist and pianist. Jayne’s tale reads like a fairy story, yet one with a dismal facet and an unsatisfied finish. This booklet finds her inner most lifestyles, movie components, level performs and tv appearances. Her 27 movies and six performs are reviewed intimately and illustrated with (rare) pictures and different exposure material.

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