"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set

"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set

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Carroll Baker is a famous American actress who has become popular due to a number of roles in dramatic cinema. She was called the sex symbol of America. Despite the fact that her star is already close to sunset, Carroll remains one of the most recognizable actresses of the past.

Her role in the film "Doll" in 1956 brought the girl popularity. Despite envious glances and incredible offers, Carroll remained true to herself and her family. Her pictures are an example of how modern ideas about beauty differ from the ideals of the past.

"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set A source: Vintag

Carroll was born in 1931 in Johnstown. The official start of her career is considered to be a cameo role in the film "Easy to Love" in '53.

"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set

However, the real flowering of the girl's acting skills took place on Broadway. Regular facial features, slightly lowered corners of the lips, an innocent face – all this provided Carroll with recognition and popularity.

"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set

The girl showed herself best in dramatic films. It was the "Doll" that brought Carroll the Golden Globe as the most potentially successful talent of the year. She was also nominated for a BAFTA and an Oscar.

"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set

In 1964, Carroll signed a contract with Paramount Pictures and starred in the movie "Bigwigs". It was a cardinal turn in her work, from a somewhat naive and feminine image to a more liberated and sexy one.

"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set

This girl was dreamed of not only in the USA, but also in Europe and even in Africa. After the filming of "Mr. Moses" was completed, the actress heard a rumor that the Maasai chief was giving 150 cows, 200 sheep and goats for her, and $750 in addition, the treasury of his entire tribe.

"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set

In 1965, Carroll played the role of Harlow in the film of the same name. The film grossed more than $ 13 million at the box office, at the same time the first problems of the actress with the studio began.

"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set

Despite the frankness of the roles and photo sets, Carroll was modest and protested against nude scenes. As a result of a long showdown, the contract was terminated, and the actress left the United States.

"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set

The same period is considered the sunset of her professional career. For the next 10 years, she starred in several dramatic films, but they did not return the love of the audience to her.

"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set

Until 2003, the actress took part in various projects. She has released two autobiographies and a novella. Now she is 87, she is engaged in a family and her own home.

"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set

This is the story of the sex bomb, which has become a symbol of eroticism involuntarily. Do you think Carroll should have continued his collaboration with Paramount Pictures?

"I give 150 cows for this doll!". Incredible Carroll Baker in vintage photo set

Keywords: Actress | America | Drama | Sex symbol

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