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By Douglas Brode

they will LOVE YOU TO DEATH!

James Bond's undesirable ladies. depraved queens of historical fantasy. Bisexual vampire ladies. Teenage temptresses. lethal dinosaur dames in fanciful fur bikinis. Golden princesses of porn.

And many, many more.

They have been the depraved ladies of the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies. whereas there have continuously been femme fatales in motion pictures, not anyone had ever believed whatever like this pop-culture revolution may be attainable, as in a single day the 'new freedom of the reveal' got here into being.

Censorship used to be out. Nudity was once in.

The golden age of the depraved lady lasted for 2 complete many years. in the course of that point, B-movies and exploitation flicks, in addition to Hollywood A-movies and foreign cinema, performed host to a impressive array of deliciously lethal ladies who had issues in common:

They have been all drop useless wonderful they usually promised dedicated lovers “the wanted death.”

Rich with infrequent images, packed with formerly unknown information from the personal lives of the very genuine ladies who incarnated those myth femmes, here's the final word encyclopedia in their on- and off-screen adventures.

DOUGLAS BRODE is a novelist, photograph novelist, screenwriter, playwright, and multi-award-winning journalist. He created and taught the movie Classics application at Syracuse college until eventually his retirement in 2013.

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