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Sunday, February 3, 2008

American Woman - The Pin-Up Girls

Pin-up Girls were mainly portrayed by attractive glamorous women in picture, or illustrated as drawings and paintings. The term “Pin-up”, refers to the act of “pinning-up” a calendar-poster. Pin-up Girls included most photographed actresses and fashion models.

Some famous pin-up girls in the past include:

1910s and 1920s
Theda Bara, Clara Bow, Louise Brooks, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, Bessie Love, Mary Pickford, Dolores del Rio, Gloria Swanson

Josephine Baker, Claudette Colbert, Bette Davis, Marlene Dietrich, Jean Harlow, Olivia de Havilland, Vivien Leigh, Carole Lombard, Myrna Loy, Ginger Rogers, Barbara Stanwyck, Thelma Todd, Mae West

Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Yvonne De Carlo, Joan Fontaine, Ava Gardner, Judy Garland, Paulette Goddard, Betty Grable, Susan Hayward, Rita Hayworth, Lena Horne, Veronica Lake, Dorothy Lamour, Ann Miller, Carmen Miranda, Maureen O'Hara, Donna Reed, Ann Sheridan, Lana Turner, Esther Williams

Pier Angeli, Brigitte Bardot, Candy Barr, Doris Day, Sandra Dee, Anita Ekberg, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Gina Lollobrigida, Sophia Loren, Jayne Mansfield, Marilyn Monroe, Kim Novak, Bettie Page, Suzy Parker, Debbie Reynolds, Elizabeth Taylor

Ursula Andress, Yvonne Craig, Claudia Cardinale, Catherine Deneuve, Angie Dickinson, Faye Dunaway, Barbara Eden, Barbara Feldon, Jane Fonda, Linda Harrison, Mary Tyler Moore, Julie Newmar, Nico, Vanessa Redgrave, Romy Schneider, Elke Sommer, Sharon Tate, Twiggy, Raquel Welch, Tuesday Weld, Natalie Wood

Pin-Up Girls from the 20's to the 50's

American and European Pin-Up Girls from the 20's and 60's


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