Shelley in a publicity stll for the 1978 feature film If Ever I See You Again
Shelley's first leading lady role was in the feature film If Ever I See You Again back in 1978. Many publicity stills were taken and circulated to promote the film. Shelley had gained fame as THE Charlie Girl and the film was one of her first steps into the Hollywood arena. Her stills from the film accompanied articles about her when she became Charlie's newest Angel a year later.