A History of “It” Girls: The 70s

'Charlie's Angels'

‘Charlie’s Angels’

As pin-ups in the 1970s, Raquel Welch and Farrah Fawcett made more impact on posters than moving on screens. Welch seems more like a businesswoman than a proper sex symbol, so the title needs to go to Fawcett, who carried on the more old-fashioned trend of the vulnerable “It” girl, fragile, sweet, but very limited.

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