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Sultry French actress.
The archetypal sex kitten, Bardot was the first foreign-language star ever to attain a level of international success comparable to America's most popular homegrown talents. Though she made her film debut in 1952 it wasn’t until 1956 that Bardot enjoyed her first starring role, in La Lumiere d'en Face. By 1957 she had become France's top sex symbol and she finally hit the jackpot that year when her husband Roger Vadim starred her in the erotic Et Dieu Crea la Femme (And God Created Woman). The film made Bardot an international star, earning over four million dollars in the U.S. alone.
In 1960, Bardot released a pop music album, Inside Brigitte Bardot; several other LPs, including 1963's Brigitte Bardot Sings and 1968's Special Bardot, were to follow, and she scored a number of hit singles in tandem with the infamous singer/songwriter Serge Gainsbourg.
This is a peachy vintage 1960s black and white photograph (5.5" x 3.25"), beautifully signed in period in blue ink with a superb example of her early signature. There's the ghost of a bend across the lower left corner tip (invisible when viewed head-on but otherwise in excellent condition.