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The tenth year of the Sabrina Site!

23 Oct 2010 - Good ol' Matt sent in this photo of Sabby and Ron Searle on the set of Blue Murder at St Trinians. Thanks, Matt!

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Sabrina with Ronald Searle in Blue Murder at St Trinians - for BOOBS members only

October 2010 - Brian sent a previously unknown pic of Sabrina's appearance at the Point Leo Surf Life Saving Club in 1958, which attracted 10,000 fans! Many thanks, Brian.

19 September 2010 - Video of Sabrina and Stirling Moss meeting at the 1958 Melbourne Grand Prix.

15 September 2010 - Sabrina visits the Point Leo Surf Life Saving Club 1958.
Many thanks to the club for searching their archives for me.
Read the story of Sabby's first Australian visit.

10 September 2010 - a 'new' magazine: Featuring Sabrina from '66' #34, August 1958. Actually I forgot to process it and it's been sitting in my collection for a couple of years! Embarrassing...
4 September 2010 - a glossy vintage photo of Sabrina insuring her assets

Sabrina insures her breasts

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22 July 2010 - A guy in Australia is selling Sabrina's 1959 Buick used during her Australian stay!

7 July 2010 - I have ordered two Sabrinaclocks! And I made a Sabrina Fun index page.
12 June 2010 - SUPERSIZED Satan In High Heels clip (65M, FLV)
5 June - A brand new SABRINA FORUM - the official global Sabrina Communication Nexus
4 June - A new memory of Sabrina
19 May - Dear Sabrina, Hope you have a great birthday! Thank you for being so fabulous! Sincerely, Elizabeth

17 May - A message to Sabby from Peter - Happy birthday Sabrina, I used to work for Joe Mathews on Lambeth Walk a few centuries ago and remember meeting you then. Peter Russell.

13 May 2010 - private pictures of Sabrina carousing in St Kilda, Melbourne in 1959.
10 May 2010 - A special treat for Sabby's birthday: a Sabrina Comic Strip!
5 April 2010- An Austin Special Sabrina!
29 March 2010 - Some great colour pix from Richard Koper of Holland
14 March 2010 - Behind-the-scenes refit of all thumbnails to a minimum of 200 pixels width/height. Now all I have to do is find all the pages with old thumbnail measurements hardcoded into them... Arghh. "I am just going outside and may be some time" as Mr Oates once said...
7 March 2010 - added a Sabrina's Shows section (to tidy up several misplaced resources) and tidied up the index page.
7 March 2010 - Sabrina Special, in the Weekly Sporting Review and Show Business, 18 April 1957

6 March 2010 - A lovely original photo, taken in South Africa

Sabrina (Norma Sykes)

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28 Feb 2010 - Two new (and expensive) 8x10 glossies, full of B.O.O.B.S. goodness!

Sabrina (Norma Sykes)

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28 Feb 2010: A new magazine; number 104 in our collection! They're getting harder and harder to find. Sabrina's a Vulture for Culture - People (Aust), October 31, 1956

21 Feb 2010: Another mystery solved, thanks to Terry-Thomas and Ian Payne. The apparently badly-printed colour pix of Sabrina with an odd cavalier were always a mystery... until now!

24 Jan 2010: With Frankie Vaughan, co-star of Ramsbottom Rides Again, at the Oldham Carnival, 26 May 1956. Appeared in the Chronicle 2 June 1956. Thanks to Martin Riley!

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16 Jan 2010 - Thanks to DavidJ we have a couple of upgraded pix of Sabrina in Pix (1962) and Span. Thanks, David!

11 Jan 2010 - NEWSFLASH! I have found the notorious DECK OF NUDIE CARDS with Sabrina on it!

3 Jan 2010 - Thanks again to Matt, we have Sabrina in sketches from Before Your Very Eyes from 20 April 1956!



30 Dec 2009 - Sabrina Forum was humanely destroyed. Again... It seems no-one except spammers want to post to Sabrina discussions.

28 December 2009 - Matt from has kindly supplied video of Sabrina on the Steve Allen Show in America in 1958, and the long-elusive first film Stock Car! Thanks Matt! Matt has been awarded a year's access to VIP BOOBS stuff for his services to Sabrina.

15 Nov 2009 - The Sabrina Discussion Forum!

6 Nov 2009 - An interesting behind-the-scenes memory of Sabrina and Harry M Miller in New Zealand.

31 October 2009 -Watch the theatrical trailer for Satan in High Heels (4M WMV)

17 October 2009 - The World's Dumbest Blonde, Modern Man, August 1956 - with some interesting (if uncomplimentary) information

23 September 2009- Thanks to Anthony we have a newsreel of Sabrina at the premiere of 'The Story Of Ruth' in 1960

23 September 2009 - Sabrina was named as an adultress in a divorce case in 1958!

4 September 2009 - a unique find... a previously-unknown Sabrina nude photo from her photoshoot at the age of 16.

8 August 2009 - Sabrina - an INCREDIBLE MISTAKE, Australasian Post 1 Jan 1959

2 Aug 2009 - Hope to be getting a copy of Sabrina's first film - STOCKCAR soon! Yippee! Also, consolidated quite a few unthemed picture pages.

1 July 2009 - To celebrate the beginning of the new Sabfinancial year, I had a Sabrinatie made. And no, you can't have one!

28 June 2009 - Sabby becomes a mermaid - Australian Women's Weekly, 1 April 1959.
Plus! New photo pages! (Ads, Greetings) Improved Sabrina In Australia page.

10 May 2009 - A busy day. Processed the scans of the "Canberra Scrapbook", ripp'd from the bosom of eBay with the Power Of BOOBS Money - trying to get ready for the turmoil of SabrinaDay 2009 wherein our Norma/Sabrina/Sabby has her birthday!

10 May 2009 - Added Louis' Photo Treasury - thanks to Louis of Reno NV for his generous help.

10 May 2009 - Major revision of the Sabrina Life Story page to incorporate the pictures from the "Where/When" page and the ozvisit2 page which covers Sabrina's second and ill-fated Australian tour.

22 April 2009 - Thanks to Sir Stuart G for pointing out a Sabrina appearance in Australian ABC's Australian Story featuring Keith Miller - and Sabrina (for one frame...)

20 April 2009 - See Stevie Page's Youtube film of Ted Doan talking about Sabrina as patron of the Plaza

8 April 2009 - Sabrina on The Gruen Transfer (Australian ABC TV - 8 April 2009)

15 March 2009 - We have 1967-era glossy publicity photos of Sabrina in The Phantom Gunslinger, with Billy Frick, as a very odd Hitler.

23 Jan 2009 - The Ramsbottom Rides Again DVD has arrived, thanks to Torquil! Enjoy the Sabrinascenes and stills from the movie.


28 December 2008 - New and expensive photos!
4 Nov 2008 - some new (expensive) photos.. the first batch is in the Mountains of the Moon page.
11 July 2008 - A mystery solved! Did Sabrina go to Russia? Read the perplexing article and the solution!
10 July 2008 - BIG NEWS! After a long wait, the first of Sabrina's scrapbooks has arrived at SabrinaHQ. Soon there will be huge quantities of material from 1965 and 1966 when Sabrina toured America and Canada with The Loving Couch with Virginia Mayo!
21 June 2008 - The Blonde Who Bombed Castro - Picture Scope, October 1960

8 June 2008 - The iconic shot I call Queen Sabrina is now SUPERSIZED and UNCROPPED!

Sabrina - Queen of the Wall

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BOOBS contributors can click the VIP entry key to get the massive 1490 x 1903 pixel unwatermarked version - 660K!

6 June 2008 - we have our first hearing of Samba Sabrina! Arranged by Meggs, this rendition makes you wish Sabrina were here for some Samba Sinfulness! You can insert the obligatory cries of "Sabrina!" yourself.

28 May 2008 - evidence of Sabrina's birthdate from - Sabrina herself in 1955!
22 May 2008 - TV Star is seen but not heard - Pix (Aust) 10 Nov 1956. Our 96th magazine!
19 May 2008 - Happy Sabrinaday!

17 May 2008- It's all go at the Sabrina HQ.

First, it's Sabrina's birthday in 2 days. I sent her copies of all of her available movies, some of which she has never seen (such as The Ice House). The last I heard, she was delightedly settling down to watch her Tarzan episodes.

Next, Sabrina has become a patron of the Stockport Plaza, so there's a new page for that.

Then, I have been sent two nice photos of Sabrina at Thoresby Hall in 1957 by Jeremy - Thanks, mate!

And I've bought an Australian mag featuring Sabrina that should arrive soon.

4 May 2008 - British S-Bomb - Foto-rama, March 1958. Spookily, it arrived just days after one of the men in her pictures wrote to me! And there are great new turtleneck/walkabout photos!

19 April 2008 - One shopping month 'til Sabrina's birthday!
31 March 2008- A new and improved DivX rendition of the Goodnight with Sabrina silent short film, with remastered supplementary audio of her singing Persuade Me and a little bit of I Want A Man, Not a Mouse. It's just on 50 Megabytes, so it's for BOOBS contributors only, I'm afraid. Gotta pay for the bandwidth somehow... The original, smaller WMV version is still available for everyone, however.
21 March 2008 - I have obtained a DVD version of Sabrina in Tarzan and Mountains in the Moon. A little editing and it will be online soon.
9 March 2008 - Bigger and better DivX BOOBS clips of Sabrina in Make Mine a Million, the newsreel of Sabby's 1958 arrival in Oz, and her Australian TV ad for Caltex
23 February 2008 - Sabrina in The Phantom Gunslinger . Yes - we finally have video!
22 February 2008- 'Tim' ends the Sabrinadrought by sending us an audio clip about Sabrina from Hughie Green in Opportunity Knocks, and a new magazine appearance from July,1955. Thanks, Tim!


28 December 2007- an interesting pic of Sabby with Troy Donahue in 1967. Found on ebay.

Sabrina and Troy Donahue 1967

16 December 2007 - at long last a new magazine - thanks to our favourite 'Guy From the Netherlands' : Sabrina - Modern Man Yearbook 1963
16 December 2007 - Welcome to Barry, a new life member of the BOOBS society!
20 October 2007- In production by Neil Evans is a comic strip starring Sabrina! See the 'Odd Things about Sabrina' page

3 October 2007- another female Sabrina - not ours, but cute nevertheless - got in touch to say how she was "enchanted by [our Sabby's] images and history so far" and is "Just a young woman interested in your website and sabrinastuff altogether." Welcome, SabrinaC!

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29 September 2007- some interesting new pix on Picture Page 45
9 September 2007- Flash! We have 43 unique photos of Sabrina at the Hotel del Coronado in the 1960s. They cost beaucoup bucks, so bloody well ENJOY them or I'll punch you on the nose.

6 September - thanks again to Richard Kober we have a great still of Sabrina from Rambottom Rides Again. Thanks, Richard!

4 September - forty-six 8x10 glossy photos of Sabrina in the 1960s have arrived from the USA! I'll trickle them out over time. BOOBS members will get the fullest creamy goodness from them!
31 August - a new long (and badly edited) article from the US mag Inside Story in 1964 which re-tells the story of Sabrina
22 August - if you look down to 17 March you'll see a request for any contact for Betty Stewart who wrote the book including Sabby's trip to Australia. Alas, I got a response, but it was a bad one. Her solicitors told me to take the page down as it breached her copyright. In fact it would not be because my use was for research and I used only one chapter or less than 10% of the total number of pages, but I don't want to upset her. I've offered to connect her with Sabrina. Maybe there will be a resolution.

21 August 2007- big (and expensive) news. I have found a treasure trove of previously-unpublished Sabrina photos from the 1960s found at At $US 500 for 46 photos, it was a big decision. Please consider becoming a BOOBS subscriber to help fund my stupid obsession with this lovely woman!

Oh - and I've also bought a new magazine on eBay for a relatively modest sum ($US11).

Alas, I have emailed and written to Sabrina a few times but she has not replied for quite a long time. I fear there will be no new unique Sabrinastuff from her historical collection. Sigh. This might be the last gasp for the Sabrina site.

13 August - thanks to Richard K we have our first images ever of Sabrina in her first movie, Stock Car.

1 August 2007- a great contribution from Peter of Stockport - a classmate of Sabrina in 1945. A class photo!


1 July - A new magazine article. THESE STATISTICS RUN TO PRETTY FIGURES, Blighty Parade, October 31st, 1959

28 June 2007 - an email from Stockport!

Dear Mark
Hope this finds you well and greetings from Stockport in Cheshire. Sabrina may well recall the Plaza cinema located in the town centre of Stockport and I'm delighted to say that a dedicated team of volunteers saved the venue a few years ago and reopened her as a Theatre and Super Cinema showing classic films (see our web site for information
We are currently overhauling our lounge area in the venue and as our own home grown star we are getting a framed print of Sabrina which will have pride of place amongst other icons such as Mickey Rooney (appearing at our venue later this year), Rita Heyworth, Diana Dors etc etc
Would it be possible to get either a signed photograph or a message of good luck to the Plaza from Sabrina that we could frame alongside her portrait to celebrate her film career in her home town?I look forward to hearing from you and please do pass on our very best wishes.
Kindest regardsTed Doan
General Manager
The Plaza Stockport

15 March 07 - Would You Believe - in March 2007 this photo sold on eBay for... $US26.80!


12 March 07 - Sabrina has been appointed the patron of the Vauxhall Victor Club

11 March 07 - Found a new reference to Sabrina from Hancock's Half Hour : The Scandal Magazine

4 March 07 - A great new mag from Sir David Jackson - '66' Star Feature on Sabrina, October 1957

3 March 07 - Sabby sent a lovely Valentine's card recently. 
3 March 07 - David Jackson has again excelled with about 300 megabytes of scans from a '66' magazine.
3 March 07 - A mystery solved: the long-running query about a reference to Sabrina in a 1954 Goon Show

3 Feb 07 - two new magazines, thanks to David Jackson!  Beauty Parade and Sabrina Leads the way.  Spick & Span Extra No. 6, Spring 1957.  Dog bless David!


28 Jan 07 - NEW CONTACT WITH SABRINA!  A 2.5 hour phone conversation in which many old things were discovered, any new plans are laid.

28 Jan 07 - MAJOR behind-the-scenes site reorganisation (moving all thumbnails to a separate directory).  There MAY be broken links.  Please let me know of them (please be specific: tell me what page has the broken link and what it was linking to!)

12 Jan 07 - a new Sabrina magazine cover!

10 Jan 07 - Woohoo!  A Chrissie card from Sabrina!  It's a relief that at least she's still up and kicking enough to write a card. I was getting worried after so long without contact or replies to letters and emails.


9 Jan 07 - discovered some pix had been destroyed during FTP.  Found the originals, remade them and uploaded them afresh.

5 Jan 07 - In a retro spirit, I have removed the frameset from the site.  Frames are so 2006, dahhhling.

31 Dec 06 - Happy SabrinaYear!  Photo pages have been re-organised.  Still no word from Sabrina.  Sigh.  I fear the site is heading for retirement.


27 August - The transcription of the 2003 interview is now complete!  I have taken advantage of the sluggish Sabrinastuff climate to start reorganising the picture pages into some sort of thematic order. There will be some loose ends (repeated pix, stub pages) until work is complete. Please let me know of bad links.

20 August - started transcribing the 2003 interview.  Typing it up gave me time to consider things more carefully.  An Interesting experience!

6 August - a nice find by Paul W - from a Daily Sketch Northern Edition in 1956.  A really clever find!  Thanks, Paul.

6 August - replaced the old Miss Great Britain newsreel clip with a higher quality one found by Lord Reg.  Thanks, Reg!

23 July - Renamed all video clips as *.wmv rather than *.wmv.avi.  Please let me know if I missed changing links anywhere.

25 June - Spick # 131 from October 1964, with thanks to David Jackson.

22 June - Picture page 50, featuring pictures personally sent in by Sabby and Steve.

21 May - Inside Sabrina - Film and TV Parade #13

18 May - Sabrina phoned tonight, the day before her birthday; the first contact in more than a year. She has a broken leg and is not feeling too chipper. We talked for about 2 hours, but little of what we discussed can be published for libel reasons.

21 March - A girl who is a legend in her own lifetime - Foto #44 (no year - help needed!). 

20 March - Russian Dressing Man's Epic, June 1971 (Thanks, Sir H)

20 March - When Sabrina lost her Dress in the Street - Exposed, Oct 1957 (Thanks to Sir H)

20 March - Sabrina is antibikini!  Ace, Aug 1960

19 March - You'll be fitter if you're fatter - Australasian Post, 27 Feb 58.  A prescient body image warning for girls! Another Sir H contribution.

19 March - A bust for Sabrina - Sir Knight, Vol 1 Num 9, 1959 - A BIG MOMENT! Well worth a look! What was Sabrina doing in Rome?  See that most famous Sabrina pic in is full glory!  Thanks to Sir H!

19 March - a milestone of sorts. The number of pictures (including thumbnails) has exceeded 2000 and my FTP server is wetting itself, complaining it's not going to show more than 2000!

19 March - started replacing lower quality scans with better ones taken from Sir H's treasury.

18 MarchSabrinia [sic] Quick, April 1960.  Yes, 'Sabrinia'. To be fair, they are American. A valuable SIR H contribution.

18 March - It's Too Hot for England! - Everybody's 4 Sep 63 - the British censors ban Satan in High Heels!  Generously donated by Sir H.   

17 March - The last set of proof pictures (A023)

16 March - The Sabrina Scrap Book

3 March - A Day In the Life of Sabrina - Photoplay, Oct 57

29 Jan 2006 - thanks to BOOBS contributors, I have not only been able to buy unique Sabrinastuff over the past 2 months (such as the proof pictures), but now I've upgraded my domain's hosting plan to give me 75 Gigabytes of traffic per month.  We won't run out of download steam in a hurry now!

27 Jan - You've been very good and deserve another treat.  How about SHEET A158 of the second set of proof pictures purchased at wallet-rending expense? Twelve unique pix of our Sabby! With BOOBS!

26 Jan - GOODNIGHT WITH SABRINA - Thanks to Lord Reg you can see the short film of Sabrina coming home, undressing, having a bubble bath and slipping into bed... excuse me for a second.  I've got to take a cold shower. There's a regular 3M size and a mega-sized 18M version for BOOBS subscribers.

26 Jan - Goodnight Sabrina - the stills from the 8mm film which was brilliantly sent by Lord Reg M

19 Jan - nine proof pictures from sheet A157 are available, with extra-large creamy versions for BOOBS contributors.

18 Jan - The hideously expensive second set of contact proof sheets have arrived.  I'll don the cotton gloves and release them over time.  Thanks to BOOBS contributors who have helped with the $US250 cost of these rare puppies.

16 Jan- Let's Have a Ball!  Mosaic, 1962 - with BOOBS

15 Jan - Mr Cool 1960 - lovely pix with BOOBS!

10 Jan - Sydney Tivoli - Pleasures of Paris programme - Sydney, 1959 - thanks to James C

6 January - Bought more great contact proof sheets at ridiculous expense.  Don't think I'll be doing that again, unless I can get some new funding!

2 Jan - Sabrina, Beautiful Britons #20, June 1957 - thanks David J!

2 Jan - Double Feature, Beautiful Britons #8, June 1956 - a David J presentation.

2 Jan - Talk of the Town, Spick #18, Feb 55 - another early pudgy Norma Sykes before Sabrinahood.  Again, a round of applause for Sir David J.

1 Jan 2006 - Blackpool Blonde, Span #6, Feb 55 - very early pre-Sabrina stuff! thanks again to Sir David J



28 Dec 2005 - Sabrina Washes Her Hair, A.M. 21 June 1955.  Thanks to Lord James for some of the best ever pictures of Sabrina!

24 Dec 2005 - Read the newspaper articles that chronicle the sad times from 4 Jan to 7 April 1962 when Sabrina briefly returned to Australia to promote Twist dance craze for Lee Gordon.  It rapidly turned sour and she left the country bitter, broke and threatening to sue. Thanks to JamesC for these articles!

20 Dec 2005 - Sabrina in Australia. Tells about Sabby's Oz encounter. A long and detailed account! Thanks to James C for finding this.

14 Dec 2005 - Sabrina: made to measure- Crowd, 19 March 1958 [Australian]

9 Dec 2005 - Sabrina's thoughts on Marilyn Monroe - Picturegoer 3 Dec 55

9 Dec 2005 - Hark!  Sabrina has broken her silence!  Australasian Post 17 Jan 57

1 Dec 2005 - A memory from Ken who knew Sabrina in Melbourne!

1 Dec 2005 - the breathlessly-awaited contact proof prints of Sabrina are now online! Contribute to the BOOBS program to insinuate yourself into the cream of Sabrinastuff...

26 Nov 2005 - a possible sighting of The Phantom Gunslinger (aka El Pistolero Fantasma). Could this missing Sabrina classic still be out there on cable - in Mexico? Any Spanish speakers out there who can tell me what the score is?

20 Nov 2005- announcing the BOOBS program! For a large amount of legal tender ($US115 - $OZ165.52), the Sabrinasite has managed to winsome great-looking contact prints of Sabrina. Great thanks go to Sir Stuart who offered to help defray the costs of this important find. I may have to go into retirement for a while to let my Paypal account recover after this win, and the $US50 Top Secret buy.

20 Nov - won 3 sets of unique Sabrina proof shots, at great expense to the management.

5 Nov 2005 - Sabrina on the cover and feature article in Top Secret, 1960. A long article!

30 Sep 2005- Tony of Stockport reports that Sabrina's film Stock Car still exists and has been on TV in the past couple of years. He'll tape it for us when it comes back next!

30 Sep 2005 - On Melbourne TV in September 2005 was a show called "50 years of Television". Naturally, Sabrina got a minute's worth!

21 Sep 2005 - Fixed 281 broken links to thumbnails! Why didn't you guys tell me there were so many? They've probably been broken since ages ago when I moved all the thumbnails from /thumbs/ to the same folder as the big pics for ease of management. Help me out, guys - please report broken links here.

21 Sep 2005 - A new page - Sabrina Maybe - where you can help say if you think the pictures are Sabrina or not.

21 Sep 2005 - Russell Gay, Glamour Photographer

20 Sep 2005 - Come and Make Love to Me - Foto-Rama February 1960

27 July 2005: Picture Page 36 - Pleasures of Paris revue pix!

27 July 2005: Another Hancock Sabrina reference!

9 July 2005: The first Sabrina Sound not from the Goon Shows! From Hancock's Half Hour Tony essays to purchase his first television set.

1 July 2005 - Announcing the new SAMBA SABRINA competition! Record the Samba Sabrina based on the discovered sheet music, and you will win a KISS from me (and a nice note of appreciation from Sabrina)


10 May 2005 - PERSONAL SABRINA PICTURES courtesy of Steve Page. Woohoo!

24 April 2005 - Barry Crocker's autobio mentions Sabrina, albeit inaccurately!

24 April 2005 - Major filename re-adjustment: all full-size and thumbnail pix now are in the same folder to ease administration.

15 April 2005 - an odd finding about Sabrina! Click the pic

Sabrina mannequin 1965

7 April 2005 - Moved the site back to where it began. Sabrinastuff is getting nigh impossible to find, and the domain expires soon, so it's time to semi-retire again. No trace of any sabrinastuff coming from Sabrina or Stevie. Sigh.

20 March 2005 - The Ice House press book, courtesy of Lord Reg!

16 January 2005 (London time) - Sabrina gets her apology from the Mail on Sunday.

26 January 2005 - a thorough check of picture links fixed several bad cases in filenames. Also turned off hotlink protection since it was blocking images when it should not have. If you visited recently and had trouble seeing pictures, try it again.

24 January 2005 - news about the elusive "Goodnight with Sabrina" film! Alas, I didn't win the auction: the film went for more than £50

22 January 2005 - Sabrina's friend Steve has been in touch by email. He reports that:

  • Sabrina has been quite ill recently and spent quite some time in hospital with an ongoing back problem and nasty infection.
  • He has also promised to send "the ultimate photo of Sabrina."
  • He is planning on doing some kind of tribute exibition to Sabby with regards to when she came to Wolverhampton England in the 50s. There is a street called Sabrina Drive which Sabby apparently opened by cutting a ribbon stretching over the street. It also related to Sabrina a legendary mermaid which supposedly dwelled in the nearby river Severn. My mom said she remembers Sabby on the news cutting the ribbon but Sabby says she can't remember so if you have any news please let me know. Does anyone out there have information on this?
  • BIG NEWS WILL BE COMING about the Mail on Sunday newspaper articles on Sabrina in 2002. Stay tuned! (see 16 Jan 2005)



31 December 2004- Sabrina the Great - Pose, October 1958. Happy new Sabrinayear!

29 December 2004 - Several additions to Sabrina's Biography, courtesy of ITN and Pathe newsreels. We have the newsreels' details, but not the films, alas!

29 December 2004 - A Sabrina sighting - History of the bikini

24 December 2004 - Major picture and thumbnail renaming

4 December 2004 - Sabrina in Print - Ron Blaskett remembers her.

21 Nov 2004 - Front page renovations

21 Nov 2004 - What do they see in Sabrina? Adam, Vol 2, Num 1, 1957

24 October 2004 - Argosy, October 1960

24 October 2004 - "The BBC goes Berserk!" Picturegoer, 19 March 1955, thanks to Kevin Hobbs!

5 October 2004 - a minor landmark. Searching for "sabrina" in Google Images now brings up our Sabrina as its first image!

9 August 2004 - Long time between drinks! A few new miscellaneous pix were put on Picture page 31 - two of them courtesy of the 'Guy From the Netherlands'. I recently got 2 mags from eBay which I will soon scan. Still no news from Sabrina about her scrapbooks. Sigh. I have consolidated a few niggling messy bits where related pages were separated for no good reason. Also removed the 'Ask Sabrina' form and replaced it with a direct email address for Sabrina.

4 May 2004 - A video of Sabrina on Before Your Very Eyes in 1958 with Arthur Askey. Hail Roger!

18 April 2004 - An Easter Card from Sabrina... click it to see it in full

23 January 2004 - GREAT NEW COMPETITION! Pick which nudie card(s) feature Sabrina! No prize, but fun to enter!

23 January 2004 - Elementary My Dear Watson, Point, July 1956 - another Reg surprise!

23 January 2004 - The Glamorous Headline Hunters, Modern Man, April 1959 - thanks, Reg!

23 January 2004 - Escapade Interviews Sabrina - Escapade, October 1958 - thanks to Reg.

10 January 2004 - Queen Sabrina - Modern Man Yearbook 1959, thanks to Reg.



30 December 2003 - Make Way for Sabrina! Picturegoer, 25 June 1955. Thanks to Reg.

20 December 2003 - When Sabrina Crowned Steve Cochran With a Vase Confidential, Nov 57 thanks to Reg!

11 December 2003 - Reg M has delivered Sabrina at Home on 8mm! Viva Lord Reg!

23 Nov 2003 - Nice new pix from Reg - Carnival, April 1956

19 Nov 2003 - THE SabrinaStuff site goes into semi-retirement until the scrapbooks, 9mm films or other new Sabrinastuff can be acquired.

19 Nov 2003: See Sabrina in 'Just My Luck' with (blech!) Norman Wisdom.

12 Nov 2003: A BETTER version of Make Mine A Million appears! If you watched it before, try it again, without video tearing!

2 Nov 2003: See Sabrina in 'Make Mine a Million'.

19 October 2003: Finally added video clips from SIHH!

11 October 2003: Mountains of the Moon - Sabrina's 1967 brush with Tarzan on TV!

2 October 2003: A historic two hour interview with Sabrina - in 42 parts! Smily

26 September 2003: Sabrina presents a greyhound race trophy

24 September 2003: Sabrina's Got What it Takes - Sir! Sept 1959 - Great pix!

23 September 2003: The Amazing Sabrina Survival - Picturegoer, 28 December 1957

22 September 2003: A new magazine! Sabrina - Lend-lease nude. Sir! Sept 1957

22 September 2003: A letter from Sabrina!

16 September 2003: Thanks to Paul M for pointing me to the new SIHH promo shot.

7 September 2003 - Added some frames to the new-look sabrinastuff site.

1 September 2003 - this is officially now the site! All visits to old pages will be automagically redirected to the new domain.

(12 April 2005 - we've moved back to

24 August 2003 - repaired the Sabrina feedback form and Ask Sabrina form, which suddenly stopped working for reasons unknown.

15 August 2003 - added the final, climactic clip of 'The Ice House' in which Sabrina gets her oats...

14 August 2003 - after a nasty hiatus after the death of my mum (who saw Sabrina live in Melbourne), I dedicate this to Nancy Jean. Sabrina in the Ice House (released 1969). Gotta been seen to be appreciated.

4 Aug 2003 - I have finished scanning 147 Goon Shows and found 19 with breathless references to Sabrina. That means 13% of Goon Shows have SabrinaSounds!

27 July 2003 -
(1) Have ordered Sabrina in The Ice House on video.
(2) Found a listing for Sabrina's 9.5mm films, "At Home with Sabrina" and "Good-Night with Sabrina" (1959) - unfortunately, not for sale. I hope The Producer might be able to satisfy our 9.5mm needs in time!

26 July 2003 - Anyone heard of London's Erotic Review? They've emailed asking to use the picture of Sabrina in St. Trinians in their publication. Looks like Sabrina's resurgence is nigh - and you were here when it happened, folks!

24 July 2003 - Started picture page 28

20 July 2003 - A new Sabrina Sound (more sounds)

18 July 2003 - Why Sabrina Stopped Playing with the Playboys - Uncensored, January 1958

16 July 2003 - The 5 of spades detailed scan! All Hail The Producer!

12 July 2003: [Drumroll........] Break out the lager, Sabrinafans. We have nudie cards. Repeating - we have nudie cards. Visit the nudie card page for a peek.

11 July 2003: Every time it looks like the search for Sabrinastuff is coming to an end, a fillip comes out of the blue.'The Producer has emailed to say that he has a set of the Sabrina Nudie Playing cards! He believes Sabrina appears on more than one of the cards in the deck. High Level Discussions are underway to attempt to bring the cards to Sabrinafans. He also has movies of Sabrina At Home! Stay tuned!

29 June 2003: Dismantled the Sabrina Message Board.

14 June 2003: Picture page 27 and two new Goon Show SabrinaSounds

1 June 2003: Sabrina through the looking glass. Best of QT (1950s)

31 May 2003: A new Sabrina Sound from the Goon Show. John Snagge - the male Sabrina??

30 May 2003: The SabrinaStuff Site is proud to announce the introduction of the Sabrina Board: a discussion board for Sabrina Fans to share SabrinaStuff, Ask Sabrina, and other amazing things. [Dismantled 29 June 2003 because of lack of use.]

23 May 2003: Sabrina in Beautiful Britons, Nov 1955 - thanks to David J

21 May 2003: The SabrinaStuff site back after a short hiatus while shifting the domain to a new host.

17 May 2003: A new Sabrina Sound. See here for for more Sabrina references in The Goon Show.

9 May 2003: Sabrina is Dancing for Satan in House of Black Death

8 May 2003: A Lancashire choice to beat the Italian Beauties, Picture Post, 8 Jan 55 - thanks to David J

4 May 2003: Video of Sabrina at the premiere of 'Yield to the Night' 1956

4 May 2003: A reader's query about Sabrina Chickens. Can anyone help?

28 April 2003: Programme, SIR? Spick Feb & May 55 - pre-Sabrina!. Thanks to David J again!

27 April 2003: Happy Landings, Spick Nov 1964. Thanks to David J.

24 April 2003: Newsreel of Sabrina at a charity golf match 1956

24 April 2003: Newsreel of Sabrina at the opening the Granada cinema 1957

23 April 2003: My Night Out with Sabrina - Photoplay, September 1958

23 April 2003: 15 high-resolution Sabrina pictures from ceguah.

20 April 2003: First contact with Sabrina!

4 April 2003: Sabrina's screen test for Satan in High Heels - Scene 1961

1 April 2003: (No joke!) Just found out Sabrina was in a sitcom in 1957-1958, "Living it Up"

30 March 2003: Newsreel of Sabrina judging Miss Great Britain 1956

28 March 2003: A memory and Sabrina autograph from Gregor

27 March 2003: A twin-barrelled Sabrina on the cover of Picture Post, Oct 1955

25 March 2003: A nice Sabrina picture from a Turkish magazine!

14 March 2003: Two covers from Australian mags, 1955 and 1958.

6 March 2003: An article from HI-LIFE (Nov 58) with some better versions of existing pix. Many thanks to Argyle for scanning and sending the article.

21 Feb 2003: More grist to the birthday rumour mill - a 1960 picture press caption says she was born on May 21, 1937.

16 Feb 2003: 4 new pix on the new picture page 23. It's been a while since I excitedly announced just a new picture - the trickle has become a flood of Sabrina stuff! Power to the Sabrinahorde!

11 Feb 2003: The Day Sabrina Blew Her Top - Confidential (US), September 1963 - nudie cards and a BAD temper!

8 Feb 2003: Sabrina tells her secret - Pictorial (Australia), 13 May 1957

7 Feb 2003: Michael T has unearthed the date of Sabrina's wedding and cast doubt on her ability to remember her age! Well done, MRT! He also believes he has narrowed down the search for Sabrina's address!

2 Feb 2003: As far as we can tell, it's Sabrina's 67th birthday! Maybe... perhaps.

1 Feb 2003: Sabrina's Secret Shocker - Picture Digest Oct 1956. More nudie card talk!

27 Jan 2003: A snippet from a newsreel in which Sabrina consorts with Froggy stars

26 Jan 2003: I haven't a real friend in the world - TV Mirror 5 Oct 57. Another busy Sabrinaday.
26 Jan 2003: One Look and all Britain Gasped - People June 29, 1955
26 Jan 2003: A new mag online! Sabrina Slays the Yanks. '66' May 58

9 Jan 2003: Photo of Sabrina with Norman Wisdom during the filming of "Just My Luck".
9 Jan 2003: Cover of TV Mirror, 5 Oct 57.
9 Jan 2003: Elliott sent his Sabrina-inspired painting. It's been a busy Sabrinaday.

6 Jan 2003: Am bidding on Australian 'People' magazine, June 29 1955.

3 Jan 2003: Found some interesting things at TimePix.


31 Dec 2002: The sign outside Sabrina's house in the Mail On Sunday article's picture - partially deciphered!

28 Dec 2002: 1956 photoshoot newsreel of Sabrina in glorious technicolour - yes, folks! People who lived before 1960 did have flesh tones!

17 Dec 2002: When Sabrina was shot in the nude! Lowdown, July 1956

7 Dec 2002: Deleted a few duplicate pix, added the 'Picture Series' page and the Bondi Mermaids

23 Nov 2002: Sex-quisite - A Sabrina Album. Through the generosity of David Jackson.

22 Nov 2002: Sabrina - Spick 'n' Span, Spring 1965, again courtesy of David Jackson

16 Nov 2002: Sabrina and Corinne - Span #23, July 1956 - thanks to David Jackson

13 Nov 2002: What now for Sabrina? - Picturegoer July 28, 1956

6 Nov 2002: 'Adventure' magazine, Nov 56 (17 nice pix!)

31 Oct 2002: Sabrina Surprised from Male Point of View, Oct 57.

28 Oct 2002: 200 Sabrina Photos for $1! Conditions apply ;-)

5 Oct 2002: Sabrina in Span #33, thanks to David Jackson

4 Oct 2002: Began the Sabrina Mouse Mat project

2 Oct 2002: Don't Make a Mug out of Me says Sabrina - Picturegoer Nov 12, 1955 via eBay. Sabrina's not happy about Stock Car.

30 Sep 2002: The first ebay purchase arrives, yielding "What I Think About Men" from TV Mirror, Oct 13, 1956. Sabrina's not happy about men!

24 Sep 2002: 2 or 3 magazines purchased at great expense from ebay will soon be arriving full of Sabrina stuff!

22 Sep 2002: The Commemorative Sabrina Stamps.

17 Sep 2002: Fiona Wingett has forwarded my letter to Sabrina in L.A. Now we wait.

11 Sep 2002: Thanks to Fiona Wingett, author of the Mail On Sunday article I am going to write to Sabrina to see if she would be willing to share some memories of her life.

4 Sep 2002: A "me too" article in the Stockport Express, largely quoting the MoS article. See the Sabrina Press page.

1 Sep 2002: At last - news of what happened to Sabrina. A sorry tale. My thanks to Keith.

14 Aug 2002: Video of Sabrina singing "I would if I could" (WMV, 2M)

11 Aug 2002: After a long search, I found video of the entire Caltex Ad (WMV, 3.23M) and the newsreel of Sabrina arriving in Australia (WMV, 1.5M)

28 July 2002: Copious thanks to 'Karamavov' for the picture of Sabina onstage.

20 June 2002: Some brand new pictures, courtesy of Beth.

19 June 2002: Audio of Sabrina acting in "Satan in High Heels", and her nightclub songs as well!

15 June 2002: Stills from Blue Murder at St Trinians. Surprisingly little Sabrina, though!

June 2002: The Sabrina Site's second birthday.

22 April 2002: Thanks to Andy Briggs, we now offer the warblings of Sabrina ONLINE for the first time in history! All praise, Andy of Kent!

18 April 2002: I have bitten the bullet and ordered two St Trinians videos from Amazon for their Sabrina stuff. Look forward to some colour MPEGS! (I even spent $150 on an MPEG editor - this is getting out of control. I think I need professional help!)

6 April 2002: Long article (none too flattering, either!) from Bombshells: Glamour Girls of a Lifetime

17 Feb 2002: The Sir H Collection is complete: Click here to see its full majesty.

14 Feb 2002: Great News! The Sir H Collection has begun. An amazing unique collection of 215 images scanned from the original publications of our premier Sabrina fan.

9 Feb 2002: Some more Sabrina bio courtesy of Simon Vaughan.

3 Feb 2002: Many thanks for a rather striking picture from the 'TV Mirror' May 26, 1956, to Simon Vaughan, Archivist for Alexandra Palace Television Society, visit . It's a rather solemn and dark-haired Sabrina!

Sabrina (Norma Sykes)

1 Feb 2002: Found a possibly uncredited Sabrina appearance in Norman Wisdom's "Follow A Star". [Later discredited and removed]

24 Jan 2002: Added 105 new pix. Nurse! The screens!

23 Jan 2002: Paul Walsh has sent a picture scanned from Arthur Askey's bio.

Sabrina (Norma Sykes)

22 Jan 2002: Paul Walsh has kindly sent scanned pages from Arthur Askey's biography that discuss Sabrina's start in TV.

21 Jan 2002: Some pretty amazing news: Sabrina was not, apparently, born in Wales according to a first hand report from someone who knew Norma Ann Sykes as a little girl. Lea Ellis and his mother Beryl Ellis (nee Coburn) tell us about the young Norma Ann Sykes. See the original emails here.

20 Jan 2002: Good Paul Walsh has also been wearing his fingers to the bone and has uncovered 6 new images! What is it about Sundays that makes people's hearts turn to thoughts of Sabrina?

20 Jan 2002: Roger has uncovered 4 new Sabrina pix! See the Pictures page. Well done, Roger!

13 Jan 2002: Roger is doing some onerous work looking closely at Sabrina on film. His early findings are on the Sabrina Cinema page.

11 Jan 2002: Created the Sabrina Message Board

11 Jan 2002: 'Roger' writes

11 Jan 2002 - it's all happening now, folks! Simon Vaughan, Archivist for the Alexandra Palace Television Society will be sending a scan of the cover of TV Mirror, May 26, 1956 which stars Sabrina (Norma Sykes). What a jolly nice chap!

9 Jan 2002 - A certain kind gentleman codenamed 'Sir H' has emailed with a timeline of Sabrina's life and career. Thanks to him, the Sabrina's Life section is actually fact-filled!


16 June 2000 - Sabrina page started at as an offshoot of the Goon Show page

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