Rare Vintage Photos That Uncover the Unknown Truth

By Sarah Norman | June 30, 2023

Jayne Mansfield, 1957. 

Step back in time and relive the glamour and scandal of yesteryear with our nostalgic photo gallery. From young and carefree Hollywood stars, to royalty caught in candid moments, these photos offer a glimpse into the private lives of the famous and infamous.

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Jayne Mansfield has always been one of America’s greatest blonde bombshells, and no matter where she appeared she always popped onscreen. In 1957 Mansfield was in the middle of her contract with 20th Century Fox. While she appeared in a couple of dramas before ’57, her breakout role came in Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? where she played Rita Marlowe, a famous actress who’s got “oh-so-kissable lips.”

After starring in Rock Hunter, Mansfield went onto star alongside of Cary Grant in Kiss Them for Me. Also during this time Mansfield found herself engaged to Mickey Hargitay after meeting while he was performing as a member of the chorus line in Mae West's show.

Raquel Welch in the movie "Bluebeard" (1972)

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Bluebeard, the immortal story of a pilot who has a penchant for doing away with his wives. Raquel Welch plays Magdalena, a promiscuous nun who loves to talk about what she’s been getting up to while she’s in the habit. At the time of the film Welch was freshly divorced from her second husband, Patrick Curtis, and was in a career peak.

On top of her appearance in Bluebeard, Welch also starred in Kansas City Bomber and Fuzz in 1972. One year later she’d get a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy for her role in The Three Musketeers