Thursday, August 27, 2009
Whisper: Inside the Pink Pussycat!
Tura Satana and I are getting together soon. I don't think she danced at the PP - I know she danced at "The Losers" - but I have to ask her. Now I want to try to track down some of these gals!
But wait! There's more, courtesy of this fab article in Time Magazine from 1961. Yes - 1961! Guess who's mom was the dean? Lenny Bruce's!
To prepare for a screen role in Seven Thieves, Actress Joan Collins dropped in at Pink Pussycat College to see how it is done. But most undergraduates are less celebrated—ambitious unknowns with names like Dee Pontius and Jo Lynn, who will go out into the world after graduation with new professional names selected by the college's vocational-guidance department: Peeler Lawford, Fran Sinatra, Toni Curtis.