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(via Mickey Shaughnessy & Jayne Mansfield “The Burglar” (1957))

Although many people sadly consider Jayne to be nothing more than a dumb blonde, in her short career she actually played a variety of roles. Her films which display her dramatic abilities as an actress include; The Burglar (1957), Illegal (1955), The Wayward Bus (1957), Too Hot To Handle (1959), The Challenge (1960) and Single Room Furnished (1968) her last starring role where she plays three different characters, including a prostitute and a struggling young woman as shown in this press photo released shortly after her death in 1967.