Type-casting, which to many actors can be perceived as the bane of a promising career, can sometimes in retrospect be recognized as a blessing in disguise. Yvette Vickers is beloved today for two of the 1950s best-remembered and fully realized vamp roles. But at the time Attack of the 50 Foot Woman and Attack of the Giant Leeches first appeared, the cheesecake and boudoir shots for which Vickers posed seemed to backfire on her. "That's something we were all blind-sided by," she says, referring to a coterie of actress friends who posed similarly. "We all thought, 'Yeah, we can do this and then drop it. We can still go on and get the serious parts.' But it really doesn't work that way."

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