Thursday, October 05, 2006

R.I.P. Cleopatra Jones

Tamara Dobson, the strikingly statuesque stunner who became a blaxpolitation icon during the 1970s, died Monday. But thanks to the camp classics Cleopatra Jones (where she tangled with an ultra-butch Shelley Winters) and Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold (which featured a va-va-voom Stella Stevens as a lipstick-lesbian villianess), she remains immortal.

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