With the release of the films Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter, The Girl Can't Help It, The Wayward Bus, and Playgirl After Dark Jayne Mansfield took America and the world by storm as the most celebrated and renowned actress of the silver screen.
In the three years since Mansfield made her debut on Broadway, she had become the most celebrated and controversial actress in a decade.
In fact, the worlds press awarded Jayne the title of At a time when most of the nation was still somewhat conservative, she attempted to do all in her power to liberate men and women from the moralities that governed them.
Her movies sought to exploit sexuality in new and risqué ways considered perverse in the 50's and 60's.
She was one of the first to break the taboo of no nudity in her films, which became the forerunners for the 'swinging sex films' of the 1970's.