Every so often, Driver would catch one of us peering into the camera's eye.
A six-page spread displaying Principal's earthly delights appears in Playboy's Sept.
No one knew it at the time, but Driver's Naked Ape was destined to become one of Hollywood's legendary Lost Movies.
The former Miss Miami's rise to Hollywood sex-goddess was swift: Her 1972 film debut was opposite Paul Newman in Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean.
How bad was Naked Ape? There she sat, on a stool not six feet from me, in the University of Florida infirmary: The delicious Victoria Principal, a 22-year-old vision from heaven--from Hollywood, actually--in a white, tight-clinging see-through blouse and mini-skirt.