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Old Posted Jan 30, 2011, 4:46 PM
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Originally Posted by GaylordWilshire View Post


Los Angeles, August 6, 1949: "Marie Wilson is hoisted thigh-ward in a bosins chair to compare gams with a 35-foot model of one of the famous Wilson legs. The two-ton plaster statuary, designed to advertise hosiery, was unveiled by Marie amid the fanfare of a Hollywood-type premiere."

sanderson hosiery company 1949
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and very noirish to boot!

Actress Marie Wilson participating in a stunt ad unveiling the 34 foot sanderson hosiery leg 1949

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happy lookin' she ain't.....sheeesh, what's a girl gotta do to get a part in this town?

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