Twisting the Day Away! A Joyful Young Marine Dances the Twist With Jayne Mansfield – Newfoundland U.S. Naval Station, 1961

In the image below, we witness an exuberant Marine dancing the twist with the American actress and sex symbol, Jayne Mansfield, at the U.S. Naval Station in Newfoundland in 1961. Known for her provocative persona, Mansfield, an actress, singer, and Playboy Playmate, had a unique appeal that left her many fans yearning for more.

In the spotlight, Mansfield was famous for her daring publicity stunts, often involving “alleged” wardrobe malfunctions. This contributed to her rapid rise as a sex icon shortly after entering the entertainment industry. Despite her tragic demise in a car accident in 1967 at the age of 34, Mansfield achieved considerable success at the box office during her time.