Maria Montez (June 6, 1912 – September 7, 1951) was a Dominican-born motion picture actress who gained fame and popularity in the 1940s as an exotic beauty starring in a series of filmed-in-Technicolor costume adventure films. Her screen image was that of a hot-blooded Latin seductress, dressed in fanciful costumes and sparkling jewels. She became known as "The Queen of Technicolor." Montez appeared in 26 films, 21 of which were made in North America and five in Europe
Maria Montez (Junes 6, 1912 - September 7, 1951) Motion picture actress who over her career appeared in 26 films in the USA and Europe and became known as "The Queen of Technicolor" Born in Barahona, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. On September, 1951, at the age of 39, Ms Montez suffered what appeared to be a heart attack while bathing and consequently drowned in her bathtub.
https://flic.kr/p/wwbPh5 | Maria Montez | German postcard by Kunst und Bild, Berlin, no. A 292. Photo: Pallas Film Verleih. Dominican film actress María Montez (1912-1951) gained fame and popularity as a tempestuous Latino beauty in Hollywood movies of the 1940s.
https://flic.kr/p/xaLRLm | Maria Montez | French postcard by Editions P.I., no. 259. Photo: Universal International. Dominican film actress María Montez (1912-1951) gained fame and popularity as a tempestuous Latino beauty in Hollywood movies of the 1940s.