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The Jayne Mansfield Story (1980)

The gaudy rise and dizzy fall of the last great Hollywood blonde bombshell: Jayne Mansfield.

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The gaudy rise and dizzy fall of the last great Hollywood blonde bombshell: Jayne Mansfield.

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29 October 1980 (USA)  »

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Jayne Mansfield: A Symbol of the 50's  »

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Trivia

Austrian-born bodybuilder and former "Mr. Universe" Arnold Schwarzenegger plays Hungarian-born bodybuilder and former "Mr. Universe" Mickey Hargitay. See more »

Goofs

When Jim Byron is walking into the car dealership to see Jayne and her new make-over, a 1980 Honda Civic is seen passing by as he opens the door. This part of the film takes place in the 1950s. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Put Your Arms Around Me Honey
Written by Albert von Tilzer
Performed by Loni Anderson
Sung during opening nightclub scene
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Jayne=Goddess
5 May 2001 | by (Long Beach) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie years ago in high school in my drama class. Thats when I came to know Jayne Mansfield. Like a lot of people I only was familar with the Marilyn legacy. If Loni ever became a character in a movie this was the one. The effect of this movie made me a huge Jayne Mansfield fan. If this movie ever repeats on tv its a must see! I wish I could buy it. I would give it a 10 but it has Arnold you know who in it! It could have done without him. 1-10 (9) Z.


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