Maila Nurmi – Vampira!

I was going through the most excellent articles over at The Eye of Faith {Vintage} blog when I came across the image of a lovely young lady…

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(A very young Maila Nurmi)

I doubt many of you would recognize this girl as she looked in her younger years.

You’re probably more familiar seeing her like this…

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Yes, Maila Nurmi played the legendary character Vampira.

vampira-02(Check out that waistline!!)

Dark, lovely, creepy…  her character Vampira quickly became a cult classic.

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Vampira is a kind of entity (and you can call her a woman though she is androgynous) that survives in this world. I, Maila Nurmi, am not.”  –  Maila Nurmi

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Maila Nurmi [December 11, 1922 – January 10, 2008]

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