JAYNE MANSFIELD — Film Noir Femme Fatale?

Quickly. Jayne Mansfield. What comes instantly to mind? We’re betting that most classic movie fans would reply, “Sexpot,” “B-list Marilyn Monroe” ¬†or perhaps more creatively, “the starlet whose exposed bosom alarmed a young Sophia Loren” (see above). We seriously doubt that not many would respond with “a promising film noir femme fatale who could act.” […]