I thinks it's time Tina Louise make an new appearance . . . and I mean the original Tina Louise, not the second one whose pumped-up images are all over eBay.
It's one of my major regrets that Tina Louise did not become a gig movie star. For me, she had three of the five essentials: looks, ability and screen presence. Apparently she did not have the other two: determination and luck.
There's room for disagreement about the color of Nancy Kovack's hair: some say she's a brunette but I have evidence she's a redhead.
There can be little disagreement that she is/was an absolute knock-out. I first saw her in a small role in Strangers When We Meet where she played Ernie Kovak's - note the difference in the spelling - rather abused girlfriend. Later I saw her with her elegant legs on display trying to bump off Dean Martin in The Silencers.
Despite her - to me- awe-inspiring looks, Nancy Kovack never became a big star and she gave up her career when she turned forty.
These are sad and gloomy days and we all need cheering up. There are few better ways of doing that than by looking at a gorgeous redhead! I've recently added two rare photos of Rhonda Fleming to my collection and . . .
. . . they deserve a wider appreciation. The image below must be a publicity shot for Slightly Scarlet because Rhonda wears that apparel in the film.
I still hope that one day whoever owns the rights to Slightly Scarlet will release it on Blu-ray disc.