Sylva Koscina will always be remembered as an Italian actress; a few wise guys might point out along the way that she was born on the Dalmatian coast of what used to be Yugoslavia, but nobody listens to them.
As is essential for an Italian actress of this vintage, she rocks the Little Black Dress:
Or, should the situation demand, even less:
In 1968, she did a segment of the anthology film Vedo Nudo (“I See Naked”), playing a woman identified as The Diva. She is not actually naked in this clip:
She does, however, get to drive an Italian sports car. You don’t usually get this kind of deal in Yugoslavia.
Sylva Koscina would have been 83 today; she was struck down by breast cancer in her early 60s.