That’s her character’s name in pro rasslin’. Her real name is Gionna Daddio, and I believe she is specifically referenced in the song “Black Slacks,” although it was written years before she was born. I guess it was a prophecy.

Ooo, black slacks
Ooo, black slacks
Make it cool, Daddio
When I put em on
I’m rarin’ to go

She is pictured below without her black slacks.


This very brief peek from The Owl and the Pussycat (1970) was the only time she clearly bared her breasts on film, and I have never seen the scene in any quality better than VHS (enlargement below).

The film is available free on Amazon Prime right now, so I watched it for a few minutes. The brief topless flash has been snipped out, as it has been in so many earlier versions.


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She came very close to nudity in a sex scene in A Star is Born (1976), but the film’s editor always managed to cut away just as her nipple started to appear. (I assume that was to comply with her contract.)

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I have yet to be impressed by any 2160uhd transfers, and this is no exception. While this “fully remastered” version looks better than any previous version of this classic erotic film, the individual screen grabs still basically make it seem that the film has been upsized from a sharper, smaller version.

Here are a few samples to give you the idea.


Sylvia Kristel

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Kristel and Jeanne Colletin

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Christine Boisson’s iconic scene.
(She pleasures herself to an image of Paul Newman.)

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It doesn’t seem possible that this film is now almost 20 years old.

Meg Ryan was in her forties when this was lensed, and it was billed as her big breakthrough to serious dramatic acting, not to mention lower body nudity.


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Here are my comments on the film, as well as on the eponymous source novel, which I preferred to the film adaptation.

Meg had done some nudity early in her career, but it was relatively modest, and ended a full decade before In the Cut.

She bared her breasts in the European version of The Presidio (1988). She was in her mid-twenties and looked great, but all we got to see was a shape, in the shadow, from the side.

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She flashed her breasts ever so quickly in a sex scene in Flesh and Bone (1993).

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And she exposed one lovely breast in The Doors (1991).

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