Maila Nurmi (December 11, 1922 – January 10, 2008) was a Finnish-American actress who created the campy 1950s character Vampira. She portrayed Vampira as TV's first horror host and in the Ed Wood cult film Plan 9 from Outer Space. She is also billed as Vampira in the 1959 movie The Beat Generation where she plays a beatnik poet. (please follow minkshmink on pinterest)
Hilariously awful film gets a pretty great poster! I doubt this would make it into modern day theater lobbies...
Free !! We guarantee to bury you without charge if you die of fright during Screaming Skull, 1958. Film Poster by Albert Kallis.
A young British woman gets dressed after a night of passion with an American soldier during World War II, above the words 'While you are away', August 1944. The rest of the caption reads 'The Yanks are 'lease-lending' your women. Their pockets full of cash and no work to do...'. A German flyer aimed at demoralising English troops in France. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)