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Tiki Central Forums Beyond Tiki Diane Webber, mermaid, RIP
Diane Webber, mermaid, RIP
heelgrinder
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Joined: Oct 10, 2005
Posts: 116
From: deep in the jungle of san antonio, texas
Posted: 2008-09-09 12:11 pm   Permalink

Iconic mermaid model Diane Webber has died. She was 76. Webber became the quintessential mermaid with her starring role in the 1962 film Mermaids of Tiburon. Loren Coleman has an obituary over at Cryptomundo. And don't miss the magnificent scene from Mermaids of Tiburon viewable on YouTube.

Mermaid Queen Has Died (Cryptomundo), Mermaids of Tiburon (YouTube)

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javabachelor
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Joined: May 17, 2004
Posts: 196
From: The Bachelor Pad
Posted: 2008-09-09 4:09 pm   Permalink

This is sad news indeed. She has always been one of my favorite pin-ups gals. If people want to see more of her pin-ups, I have a gallery on my website: http://www.javasbachelorpad.com/webber.html

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floratina
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 998
From: West Los Angeles
Posted: 2008-09-09 10:55 pm   Permalink

I watched that Youtube clip. Very cool. She was very beautiful. Swam real good in that mermaid gear, too.

 
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HelloTiki
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Joined: Jul 23, 2005
Posts: 440
From: Kailua, Hawaii
Posted: 2008-09-09 11:14 pm   Permalink

Hubba Hubba. and R.I.P.

 
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procinema29
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Joined: Jul 31, 2003
Posts: 474
From: los angeles
Posted: 2008-09-12 6:32 pm   Permalink

Webber was very, very recognizable wherever she happened to pop up...in a magazine, on an album cover, in a movie. She did some wonderful things. RIP.

 
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