Outlaw Jane Russell. 1921-2011.

A few words of tribute to Jane Russell, the dark-haired siren of Hollywood whose acting in  the 1943 film “The Outlaw”  challenged the strict morality of Hollywood and of her time.

She was much more than the favorite pinup girl of US soldiers during World War II, much more than one of the Iconic movie goddesses of all time, she was a real life class act, like very few. (picture from archives)

11 Responses to “Outlaw Jane Russell. 1921-2011.”

  1. 1 Knucklehead Mar 1st, 2011 at 11:19 am

    Was she not but hot. I’ve watched that movie a couple times.

  2. 2 burnout Mar 1st, 2011 at 11:42 am

    I agree, a true goddess with class! peace

  3. 3 Manhattan Choppers Mar 1st, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    The OG Bombshell!!!

  4. 4 Iron Horse Mar 1st, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    Well said Manhattan Choppers…my sentiments exactly! RIP Jane.

  5. 5 Atlanta Roofing Mar 2nd, 2011 at 12:42 am

    Apart from the trashiness of today’s “superstars” they all lack what Jane Russell had in spades: star quality. Last Sunday, at the Oscars, most of those ladies looked like some Mary Smiths who had just washed their hair but didn’t have time to blow dry. All of them are interchangeable. Jane Russell was unique. RIP

  6. 6 Wiz Mar 2nd, 2011 at 3:28 am

    How about a little roll in the hay, waddaya say? Wiz

  7. 7 Cris Sommer Simmons Mar 2nd, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    Thanks for remembering Jane Russell Cyril. Behind that famous sweater was a woman who loved motorcycles too. She rode with her brothers while growing up and finally got her own Indian motorcycle in the late 40’s. Check out my book, “The American Motorcycle Girls, 1900-1950” She’s on page 227, riding the bike and… uh, wearing a sweater too!

  8. 8 martin Twofeather Mar 2nd, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    She was an Icon for lots of troops WWII,and Korea and a special person to millions of fans,Beauty never ends may she rest in peace…Martin

  9. 9 rags Mar 2nd, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    she had class

  10. 10 jatinder pal Mar 3rd, 2011 at 5:26 am

    She is timeless….Rip.

  11. 11 kimberly Mar 4th, 2011 at 7:28 am

    yeah nice

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