Carpe Diem: Jayne Mansfield in 1957—And Ten Years Later She Was Dead

Here’s Jayne Mansfield in 1957 (at age 24) talking about her desire to be taken seriously as an actress:

And below is a brief documentary on her death.

Jayne Mansfield, in addition to her acting, played the violin.

After Jayne’s death, her ex-husband had an early morning twilight hallucination of her resurrected from the dead and playing her violin. The last moments of the below video I found quite moving:

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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