Gorgeous never-before-seen photos of the original Catwoman

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Dec 14, 2012

The first woman to bring Catwoman to life—decades before Halle Berry followed in her paw prints—is about to publish a self-help book titled The Conscious Catwoman Explains Life on Earth. But while we look forward to learning Julie Newmar's "personal mess to miracle solutions," at the moment we can't tear our eyes away from these newly discovered photos.

Check out a sampling of LIFE magazine's never-before-seen images below. (And if these pics move to you track down Newmar's advice, you can order her book here.)

(via The Huffington Post)