Tag Archives: Marilyn Monroe

Dead Hollywood: Actors Who Died Young (documentary-video)

There has been a slew of Hollywood personalities dying young in recent few years: Heath  Ledger, Brittany Murphy, Anna Nicole Smith,  Princess Diana, John F. Kennedy Jr., Kurt Cobain, Chris Farley, River Pheonix, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Tupac Shapur, Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston to name some of … Continue reading

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Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (documentary)

I just located this documentary today about Marilyn’s final period. From all of the searching I have done in the past, to just be finding this now seems like a diamond hunt that came up well. Or Trout fishing that suddenly … Continue reading

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The Marilyn Monroe A&E Biography

In this A & E Biography, you will learn of Marilyns’ illegitimate origins as Norma Jean Baker, her early teenage marriage to a neighbor’s son, and her beginnings as a magazine cover model. Her film history includes a long list of playing the … Continue reading

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Saturday Showtime: Niagara, starring Marilyn Monroe

  1953. Marilyn was 29 years old when she did this film, and the role, though a departure from her usual light and airy characters, was right up her alley. She was emotionally a very vulnerable woman, and she uses that … Continue reading

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Good Mom – Bad Mom; The Mating Season (1951)

The real Star of this film is Thelma Ritter (1902 – 1969), whose first movie role was an uncredited part in Miracle on 34th Street (1947). She won an Oscar for her performance as ‘Birdie’ in the film ‘All About Eve’ in 1950 with … Continue reading

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Saturday Showtime: The Seven Year Itch, starring Marilynn Monroe & Tom Ewell

This famous film, based on the successful Broadway play by written by George Axelrod, had much trouble wriggling its way through the strict censors of the 1955 Hayden Office. Tom Ewell is the actor who brought the character alive on Broadway, … Continue reading

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Old Coke Commercials

Here is Marilyn Monroe plugging for Coke: This commercial is actually part of the TV show “Coke Time”, and is 7 minutes long, with Eddie Fisher crooning a song following the commercial.

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