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Loveliest of the Plains—Licensed to Kill

A commercial for Skyfall aired last night, just before McKayla Maroney kissed the face of God, and I’ve got Bond on the brain. I guess that’s why I went with the July 21, 1967 Loveliest today. I mean, Kandy Walker—that’s a Bond girl name if ever there was one. Oh, and what do you know, there she is standing in front of a giant poster for You Only Live Twice. Holding a shotgun.

“…007 will need more than two lives when he encounters Auburn’s own deadly weapon.”

Kandy was a majorette and the 1966 Alabama College Queen. And don’t worry—she was but one of the many Loveliests who packed heat in front of the camera over the years.

Check out our growing Loveliest of the Plains archives.

Previously: Lyric Padovani.

Related: The Delta Chi Miss Hot Pants pageant.

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