Friday, March 11, 2016

#34 Margaret Lee

Though British-born, Margaret Lee moved to Italy before her first picture. There, she did sword and sandal epics, eurospy flicks, giallos, and a surprising amount of Italian TV. She would eventually move to the US, but she always seemed much more a continental presence than an Anglo-Saxon one.

Embarrassing Real Name:  Margaret Box

Embarrassing Real Birthplace:  Wolverhampton 

Embarrassing Movies
  • Agent 077: From the Orient with Fury
  • Asylum Erotica
  • Colossus of the Stone Age
  • Night of the Blood Dragon
  • Secret Agent Superdragon *
  • The Twelve-Handed Men of Mars
  • Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules
  • The Tiger Sprays Himself with Dynamite
  • Excuse Me, Padre, Are You Horny?
* - author has seen

Embarrassing Taglines
  • A Masterpiece of Supernatural Sex
  • Mad menace in Rio! Wow women & Pow action! 
  • Sizzling kisses and swinging adventure! The ultimate weapon! The ultimate plot! Watch out for everything!

Embarrassing Characters
  • Lady Lister
  • Fanny Fonseca
  • Baby Eva
  • Sayonara

Whiffs of Scandal:  Nude scenes

Interesting Tidbits
  • Also the name of a contemporary US artist, 60s tennis star, Singaporean actress, and Hong Kong actress
  • Co-starred with Klaus Kinski in 12 films
  • Was Marilyn Monroe’s double in Something’s Got to Give
  • Has two sons in the film industry

Where can I learn more?


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