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    Jayne Mansfield "Lost at Sea" Archive. In February, 1962, actress Jayne Mansfield, her husband Mickey Hargitay, and friend Jack Drury were water skiing in the Bahamas when their boat capsized. The trio swam to a nearby isle and spent the night shivering in their bathing suits while tabloid speculation ran rampant as to their whereabouts. (They were rescued the next day, suffering from mild exposure and plenty of insect bites.) Included here are eight b&w 8" x 10" photos of Mansfield, Hargitay, and Drury, taken after the ordeal, including some of an obviously shaken Mansfield shortly after her rescue, as well as both vintage and xerox copies newspaper clippings regarding the event. The photos are in Excellent condition with some curling, and the clippings are in Fine condition with some wear and tear and heavy tanning due to age. The items come from Drury's personal collection.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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