I heard the sad news today that Marie Deveraux passed away at the end of last year (30th December 2019). Marie real name Patricia Sutcliffe was one of the first models to became a regular and very popular nude model in magazines during the late 1950’s. She had a brief career in cinema, usually as a sexy girl in comedies, dramas and horror films and appeared in several Hammer Horror films including “The Brides of Dracula” (1960) and was Elizabeth Taylor’s stand-in in Cleopatra (1963)
Marie was one of the original group of models that posed for Harrison Marks in the late 1950’s for his Kamera publication and appeared in many of the early editions including the covers of No.2, No.5, No.10 and No.14. She was also one of three models that went to the Isles of Scilly in 1959, along with Pamela Green and Lorraine Burnett and featured throughout the original ‘Kamera on Location’.
A true glamour model legend 🙁
Another visually stunning shot of the seductive Julie (Shearing) from Solo No.4 P13 (1958) by Harrison Marks. This time a rear view of Julie looking over her shoulder wearing just fishnet stockings and of course her trademark big dangly earrings. What makes this shot so stunning is the view of that perfectly peachy arse and the way her hips glide into her hourglass waist.
Some technical information for the photographers of us out there. This was taken on a Rollei Tessar 3.5 on Weston Film 200 with an exposure of a 10th at f14. Lighting was via a 2000 watts Tungsten light according to the information on the page right under Julies bum 🙂
Another perfect shot of Marie Deveraux by Harrison Marks from this set of images. Taken in the studio it captures Marie using a fishing net as a make shift skirt and only just managing to hide her lower region from the camera. But if you look really carefully it doesn’t quite hide everything, but don’t stare too long or you’ll go blind 😉
Thanks to Kevin for another wonderful shot from his collection of Marie shots.
Another visually stunning shot of the seductive Julie (Shearing) from Solo No.4 (1958) by Harrison Marks. There is something about the make-up and highlights in the hair that give her a Cruella de Vil sort of look 🙂
The visually stunning and equally seductive Julie (Shearing) from Solo No.4 (1958) by Harrison Marks. Julie has to be one of the most exotic looking models that posed for GHM, even though she originated from London and this set of her is no exception. I love the use of the fishing net and once again she’s wearing a set of big earrings, which seems to be part of her signature look. Shots from this same set also appeared in later GHM publications such as Kamera no.7 and Kamera No.40.