Cute Monster Face

61613739_717177668711412_8200412514593275904_nAfter mom Shelley Winters, still fuming on the cockblock daughter LOLITA pulled the night before, keeping her from the cha-cha with James Mason by showing up from Moma’s party early…

When mom says “Must you pamper your pimples?” after Lolita drowns her cereal in sugar, Sue Lyon gives a cute monster face to mom’s back as she brings breakfast up to her crush… who’s in lust with the daughter she’d wind up planning to send off to boarding school…


There’s Something About Mona


Susanne Gibbs as Mona in Lolita

Susanne Gibbs plays Mona, full name Mona Farlow, Sue Lyon’s best friend in Stanley Kubrick’s LOLITA…

Mona’s chunky but cute… The kind of girl that will blow up later on but it works in her youth, and LOLITA is about just that… youth and…

As we learn later on, Mona’s not the girl-next-door she makes herself out to be, or seems by her appearance…

And James Mason doesn’t want his young secret darling being around any bad influences: But little does he know that Mona… and her swinging, liberal-minded parents… areĀ  merely red-herrings in an immense sea of them… The proverbial devil in sheep’s clothing is right there on the dance floor, and is fully aware…


Sue Lyon after ditching the party.

Lolita Vs Frankenstein


Sue Lyon, James Mason and Shelley Winters in LOLITA, 1962

In one of many “famous scenes” in LOLITA, when Sue Lyon’s gorgeous teen, a befuddled and smitten James Mason and a very jealous suburban mother are at a movie, they’re watching Peter Cushing and, most importantly, Christopher Lee as the classic monster, The Monster, in THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN, and fifteen years later, in 1977, the man who frightened Sue Lyon’s character warns her about THE END OF THE WORLD with Kirk Scott…


Chris Lee, Kirk Scott and Sue Lyon

Happy Birthday to You, Sue Lyon

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Happy Birthday 69 to Sue Lyon

July 10th, 69 years old, Happy Birthday to the most beautiful actress of… in our opinion… all time, SUE LYON, our girl, our lady, our starlet… if you’re out there, somewhere, reading, we hope this blog makes an impact… your work, ranging from the 60’s to the 70’s on cinema and television, sure made our lives better. cooler, more awesome…

Kiss Off Until 1,000 Hits Reached


We shall return, victorious!

The Sue Lyon Cage needs your help… Spread the word and let’s get the numbers up… So much work involved getting photos and info about the gorgeous actress, centering on her work for two full decades… We have done a lot so far and won’t continue until reaching and surpassing 1,000 hits… Let’s get it going, for there is more and more and more to come… We just don’t want to entertain within a vacuum… You’re the audience… And we simple need more of you to continue… Till then check out the many posts here already…

Fantasy Island: Credit Due

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Name on Screen

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The Honeybees Reunite

Two more from Sue Lyon’s appearence on the first season of FANTASY ISLAND as one of four former cheerleaders reuniting and then being stalked by a mysterious menace. First is Sue’s credit and then a shot of all four starlets also including Hilary Thompson, horror icon Pamela Franklin and future KNOTS LANDING actress Michelle Lee.

1-5 Smash-up: Lyon & Jones 3 of 3


Sue Lyon with Tommy Lee Jones

Sue Lyon as a biker chick, and Tommy Lee Jones as a rookie cop, appearing in one scene in the TV movie of the week, SMASH-UP ON INTERSTATE 5. Also stars Robert Conrad as Tommy’s boss. The year was 1976, when movies on television reigned supreme; before video stores were on every corner.