Cinema Starlets

The Beauties You Might Have Missed

Spider Baby Jill Banner Hammers Dragnet

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Jill Banner in DRAGNET 1967

Actress: JILL BANNER Known for: SPIDER BABY Project: DRAGNET 1967 Episode: The Hammer Genre: Crime Character: Camille Traits: DRAGNET 1967 has two 1950’s cops taking down hippies, and Jill Banner’s Camille is one of the more lethal-minded and vile: playing the snarky girlfriend of a guy who beat a friendly landlord dead with a claw hammer, and then broke open his piggy bank… for under ten bucks. The Best Part: Jill Banner wearing groovy shades, using counter-culture lingo, and pointing out that Jack Webb’s Joe Friday has nice eyes, for a cop. You Missed: The cult starlet, known as the title character in Jack Hill’s SPIDER BABY the same year, dated Marlon Brando before her death in the 1982 at age 32.

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Jill Banner as Camille wanted for an L.A. crime in Arizona

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Jill Banner, Mugshot in DRAGNET 1967

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