Farewell Jane Russell (1921 – 2011)

Jane Russell

Michael Jackson in a grey wig?

No, actually it’s Jane Russell who died yesterday at the ripe old age of 89. And to feature that picture is very unfair of me (and in appalling bad taste, sorry) because screen legend Russell was a stunning beauty in her day.

Here she is at her voluptuous best in the controversial 1941 movie The Outlaw
Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes:


Read more about Jane Russell’s colourful career here.

TV channels will inevitably be paying tribute to this great movie goddess over the coming days so you might want to sign up for free email reminder to alert you when your favourite Jane Russell films are showing on UK TV.

The Son of Paleface is showing on Sky Movies Classics on Sat 5 March at 10.45pm.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is on More4 on Sun 6 March at 11am.

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