Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Sylva Koscina 1933 – 1994

In 1933, Italian on August 11, 2017 at 9:46 am

Sylva Koscina, actress: born Zagreb 22 August 1933; died Rome 26 December 1994. Sweet, smiling, curvaceous Sylva Koscina was a symbol of the Italy of the Sixties, incarnating the optimism of the years of the Italian economic miracle. Throughout that period, Koscina was Italy’s version of a Hollywood glamour queen, and movie posters never failed to enhance her ample bosom. But she was no maneater. Even at the peak of her success, there was often a touch of sadness in the famous smile.”She had the typical melancholy of the Slavs,” recalled Dino Risi, who directed her in a series of comedy roles. “I never managed,” she herself admitted, “to unite the actress and the woman in a single person.” The Independent Online.

 

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