Tony Brent

Evergreen - - Spring 2016 -

eye­lids at the cam­era. Mean­while, all around her was the chaos and noise of bat­tle. Her vi­tal sta­tis­tics were such that The Goon Show ( see Ev­er­green, Win­ter 2006), reg­u­larly poked fun in her di­rec­tion.

“Sabrina” was god­dess of the River Sev­ern in Celtic mythol­ogy, and a baby name for “princess” but ow­ing to the size of Sabrina’s chest it was used a nick­name for two large humps un­der­neath the Hawker Hunter fighter plane and the ex­tra pro­trud­ing bon­net on ERF lor­ries be­cause they had “a lit­tle more in front”. MG and Tri­umph sports cars ex­ported to Amer­ica also had ex­tended rear bumpers known as “Sabri­nas”.

In 1967 she mar­ried a Hol­ly­wood doc­tor but it ended in di­vorce and, ac­cord­ing to the press she was last heard of in a run- down area of Hol­ly­wood liv­ing “in squalor”. If true then it is light years away from her glam­our days of the late Fifties and Six­ties.

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