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The scene made the Swedish-born Anita Ekberg, who has died aged 83, a sex symbol par excellence. Later, in Le Tentazioni del Dottor Antonio The Temptation of Dr Antoniothe Fellini episode from the omnibus film Boccaccio 70she was the gigantic model who comes down from her billboard promoting milk to pursue a puritan who has campaigned against the advert. Both Tashlin and Fellini had found a way of using the former Miss Sweden in erotic satire.
Other than "4 for Texas" where she was second fiddle to Ursula Andressthere's wasn't one movie she was in that was worth watching. It's OK, it's black and white, artsy fartsy so it's cool. So Spartytruth's photo inspired me to do a google image search for "Anita Ekberg nude.
Neither blonde bombshells nor Swedish knockouts come more stunning than the great and glorious Anita Ekbergfigure rated at One of the top shelves of the s, enormously blessed Anita's sultry, pensive facial perfection adorned dozens of films, many of them foreign, in a prime that lasted from the s through the s. In Italian director Federico Fellini 's masterpiece of cosmopolitan decadence, La Dolce VitaAnita cavorted in the Trevi Fountain, her black dress slipping off her shoulders and clinging to her massive front.
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Jul 30, Actress. The existence of the Hollywood party girl is not a new phenomenon. Former Miss Sweden and former Cult Sirens bannergirl Anita Ekberg is such an individual, who used to party with the best of them, on any continent.
Ciao Anita Ekberg! The world should sigh — for the Scandinavian screen goddess Anita Ekberg died last weekend in Italy, her longtime home, at No matter how minor the movie — and there were plenty — the Swedish stunner seemed resolutely above and beyond, somehow ethereal and down to earth simultaneously.
In her teens, Anita worked as a fashion model. This led to the Miss Sweden contest which she won. She consequently went to the United States to compete for the Miss Universe title an unofficial pageant at that time, the pageant became official indespite speaking very little English. Although Ekberg did not win the Miss Universe pageant, as one of six finalists she did earn a starlet 's contract with Universal Studios.
Request condition report! A black and white silver gelatin print of a nude Anita Ekberg taken by Andre de Dienes in Hand printed by de Dienes on double-weight paper and stamped by the photographer on verso.