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More About Eve

Following on from my recent article about the unsolved murder of British glamour model Eve Stratford in March 1975, the BBC television series Crimewatch featured the case again last week. An informative, and deeply moving, 11-minute film about the crime … Continue reading

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All About Eve

1978’s The Playbirds was, unquestionably, Mary’s best movie, and perhaps one of the finest British sexploitation films of the entire Seventies. Playing an eager young policewoman, who goes undercover to catch a serial killer, Mary, for once, was afforded the … Continue reading

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Maryland’s Cookie

Exactly 25 years ago today American actress, artist and activist Cookie Mueller died. Virtually unknown in this country, Cookie was one of director John Waters’ original ‘Dreamlanders’ – that eclectic cast of eccentric misfits who numbered Divine, Mink Stole and … Continue reading

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Saint Jean

On 30 August 1979, just eleven days after Mary’s death, another celebrated blonde icon also died in tragic circumstances. The beautiful, boyish Jean Seberg was an American actress most famous for her film debut as Joan of Arc in Otto Preminger’s 1957 movie … Continue reading

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