Bettie Page
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Bettie Page | 1923-2008

Bettie Page, the 1950s secretary-turned-model whose controversial photographs in skimpy attire or none at all helped set the stage for the 1960s sexual revolution. (CMG Worldwide / Associated Press)
Bettie Page sunbathes during a photo shoot in 1950. (Arthur Fellig / International Center of Photography via Getty Images)
Pin-up Betty Mae Page is seen in the 1954 film “Varietease.” Page both titillated and outraged Americans during her legendary career as a model and actress. (AFP/Getty Images)
Bettie Page would not allow her face to be shown as she signed some artwork of herself in 2006. “I want to be remembered as I was when I was young,” she said. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Devin Devasquez is an early arrival at the funeral of her friend Bettie Page at Pierce Bros. Westwood Village Memorial Park. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pallbearers carry Bettie Page’s casket to the chapel at Pierce Bros. Westwood Village Memorial Park, where dozens of family members and friends attended her funeral. Page, 85, died last weekend. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
A photo of Bettie Page at the chapel (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
A mourner touches the casket of 1950s pin-up model Bettie Page after the funeral at Pierce Bros. Westwood Memorial Park. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
The Rev. Robert Schuller delivers a eulogy for 1950s pinup icon Bettie Page at her funeral in Westwood. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Hugh Hefner and his entourage attend the funeral for 1950s pinup icon Bettie Page. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
The Rev. Robert Schuller speaks at the graveside service for Bettie Page at Westwood Village Memorial Park. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Tempest Storm, left, and Bernie Dexter are among mourners at the graveside service for Bettie Page. Storm, 80, starred in the 1950 movie “Teaserama” with Page. Dexter, 32, is a model who looks like, and is inspired by, Page. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Lara Sackey, at the graveside, is writing a musical based on the life of Bettie Page. (An earlier version of this caption incorrectly said Sackey was collaborating with Page on a play about her life.) (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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