This interview with Model and artist Kristie California was conducted back in April 2012 by Tom Heckbert for the now-defunct website Eyestrane.com. It’s been republished at Idol Features courtesy of Tom.
There is no industry-established criteria for earning Scream Queen status, but if there were, Deborah Dutch, who’s one of the premiere Scream Queens in the industry, would well exceed whatever the standard were set at.
Bettie Page is probably the undisputed cheesecake queen. A very prolific magazine, figure and photo club model during the 1950s, seemingly millions of photos were taken of her in just about every situation imaginable.