August 23, 2009

all you need's a strong heart and a nerve of steel.

Ann-Margaret was an Academy Award nominated singer, actress and dancer who made a name for herself as one of the biggest sex symbols of the 60s and 70s. During 1964 Ann starred with Elvis Presley in Viva Las Vegas, which proved to be one of Elvis' most successful films, and the two had a very publicized affair which lasted for about a year. Ann-Margaret had a the look of a classic beauty with the edge of a child of the sexual revolution, with bold colors and almost burlesque costumes, Ann proved herself to be a fashionable and strong woman whose style influence is seen even today.

With Elvis in "Viva Las Vegas".

As Mrs. Walker in The Who's "Tommy".

Performing for troops in Vietnam. (1967)

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