Click here to read an excerpt from an interview with Jan Cremer, a writer and former lover of Jayne's. This interview was published in Playboy magazine.
Jayne's first publicity stunt, orchaestrated by herself and Jim Byron, was when she dressed up in a sexy Santa outfit and went around to newspaper offices giving away bottles of Scotch for Christmas presents.
Beatles onced stated that Jayne Mansfield was the American moviestar they
would most like to meet.
Jayne was crowned with many titles throughout her career. Afew of them are as follows; Queen of Refrigeration Week, Queen of Palm Springs Desert Rodeo, Cherry Blossom Queen, Queen Cotton, Nylon Queen, Gas Station Queen, Queen of the Chihuahua Show, Princess of the Freeways, Miss Neglige', Miss Tomato, Miss Direct Mail, Miss Lobster, Miss Photoflash, Miss Third Platoon, Miss Orchid, Miss 100% Pure, Miss One for the Road, Miss Blue Bonnet Belle, Miss Electric Switch, Miss Standard Foods, Miss Fire Alarm, Miss Fourth of July.
did many pictorials for Playboy magazine. There was one which caused a
huge public outcry... It was the June, 1963 issue and it featured nude
photos of Jayne from the set of the movie, Promises! Promises!.
Consequently, Hugh Hefner was arrested in Chicago for publishing the
pictures, but only ended up paying a small $200 fine.
abound when Jayne leaned over Sophia's shoulder to greet her. Many thought
that Jayne's behavior had gone too far and that it could get her run out
of Hollywood. It did. Although Fox initially reprimanded her behavior, it
wasn't long before they sent her on a world tour.
Jayne was supposed to play the part of Ginger on Gilligan's Island, but she turned it down.
Las Vegas entertainer, Engelbert Humperdinck, is the present owner of the Jayne's Pink Palace on Sunset Boulevard. He has preserved one hundred magazine front covers of Jayne behind a wall that he has put up in the home.