On Friday, a documentary about the life and influences of fifties pin-up icon Bettie Page hits theaters. Entitled Bettie Page Reveals All , the documentary features interviews that filmmaker Mark Mori taped with Page a decade before her death. In the film, the woman who would become immortalized as a cult sex symbol talks about her youth which included graduating high school as salutatorian , love affairs, and the height of her modeling career. While the documentary was being filmed, a wealth of previously unpublished nude photographs of Page were uncovered. Click through the slideshow for a first look at the blunt-banged model in her early modeling years, posing in absolutely nothing — or in the occasional pair of thigh-highs.
The 'Illegal' Bettie Page Photos We Almost Never Saw (NSFW)
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A documentary slated to hit New York City this month boasts a hefty tease. The film, titled " Bettie Page Reveals All ," will present to those who see it an archive of never published photos of the celebrated pin-up queen. Nude photos, to be precise; ones so salacious they were almost confiscated by the police in The photos were originally taken at a "camera club," a secretive type of photography gathering that took place in empty offices across New York City in the s. Through this system, photographers could shoot women like Page in the buff, without running up against the laws that technically prevented such pictures from being published. Famous photographers like Weegee and Gordon Parks frequented the events.