The fact that ''Bolero,'' which opened yesterday at the Rivoli, was threatened with an X rating will surprise anyone who sees it, especially those who go for X-rated reasons. Most of Bo Derek's antics look distinctly chaste, and when she appears. For some reason, the movie's sex scenes, which are relatively few, have been directed as slapstick.
Maybe John Derek has a right to resent those terrible things everyone is saying about him these days. So it goes for the year-old starlet. As with Andress and Evans earlier, John took all the shots in the new page nude Playboy layout.
He doesn't keep them pinned to the inside of a greasy raincoat or anything, and you don't have to go down to the Combat Zone to see them. Just ask him--he's got a million, and he'll be glad to show them to you. That's what Derek does for a career these days.
In the early s, when he was 46, John Derek left his wife, a full-grown woman named Linda Evans, for a girl who was 16 years old, and who would soon be known as Bo Derek. This Bo Derek person was not an actress, though this did not stop her from acting, often in movies written and directed by John Derek, who loved nothing more than to film his jailbait bride in the nude. By which I mean she was in the nude, not him.
The movie is Dudley Moore and the legendary, gorgeous Julie Andrews. I had a little tiny part, and I was happy to go to Mexico. When it opened, my life changed overnight.
I always thought it was funny, a good Christian girl could go up and bump and grind and be vulgar on stage, but God forbid you should just take off your clothes—you crossed the line. You know the one: Derek, 22, is running along the beach wearing a skin-colored bathing suit and sporting cornrows. She is perfectly tanned, impossibly sexy, a goddess incarnate—a perfect In a sense, that has always been how Derek has been seen.
They were watching the beauteous Bo Derek, 27, in yet another nude love scene from her upcoming toreador flick, Bo-Bolero, directed by her semi-Svengali, husband John, A bare posterior hove into view. A breast bobbled on the screen.
The exhibition goes on to show that the models were becoming much more than just skinny clothes horses, they could move easily off the catwalks and onto the pages of Playboy with style, class and a sense of female empowerment. Held together by strategically placed gold safety pins, the dress was wide open at the front, from the neck down to at least halfway across the bust. The celebration of the supermodel was at an all-time high in when photographer Herb Ritts took the now-iconic shot of Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington, Tatjana Patitz and Stephanie Seymour huddled together completely naked.