LIFE: Actresses on the brink of fame

Here, LIFE.com offers a gallery of some of moviedom's most celebrated (and gorgeous) young talents, on the very brink of life-altering fame, from Marilyn Monroe and Sophie Loren to Ann-Margret, Kim Novak, Rita Moreno and other legends.

LIFE actresses

LIFE actresses

LIFE actresses

LIFE actresses

LIFE actresses

LIFE actresses

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