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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

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Jayne Mansfield - Image - Rivalry
... Mansfield was compared by the media to the reigning sex symbol of the period, Marilyn Monroe ... Fox groomed her, as well as Sheree North, to substitute Monroe, their resident "blonde bombshell", while Universal Pictures launched Van Doren as their substitute ... She adopted Monroe's vocal mannerisms instead of her original husky voice and Texan speech, performed in two plays that were based on Marilyn Monroe vehicles ...
Strawhead - Production
... After deciding that Fitzpatrick was perfect to play Marilyn Monroe in Strawhead, Mailer, Hunter, and Hannum met with Fitzpatrick to give her the script ... Fitzpatrick turned down the part, since she already was committed to playing Marilyn Monroe in Terry Johnson's 1982 play, Insignificance ... Mailer, Hunter, and Hannum also courted American actress Susan Sarandon to play the Marilyn Monroe character ...
Strawhead
... and Richard Hannum about Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe ... Their Elegance, an imaginary memoir told in Monroe's voice ... Strawhead takes place in New York City during the last few days of Monroe's life in August 1962, a period in which she is alone with her memories, most of ...
List Of People With Synesthesia - Synesthetes - Marilyn Monroe
... — Norman Mailer Marilyn A Biography p ... although she admits they never called it synesthesia in their time "Synesthesia is a term Marilyn and I were unaware of in the past, we simply spoke of the characteristic experiences with terms such ...
1952 In Film - Notable Films Released in 1952
... Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Paul Douglas, Marilyn Monroe Come Back, Little Sheba, starring Burt Lancaster and Shirley Booth The Crimson Pirate, starring Burt Lancaster Deadline - U.S.A ... Hathaway, starring Tyrone Power Don't Bother to Knock, starring Richard Widmark, Anne Bancroft, Marilyn Monroe Down Among the Z Men, starring The ... Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, Marilyn Monroe Montana Belle, starring Jane Russell Moulin Rouge, starring José Ferrer and Zsa Zsa Gabor - (Britain) My ...

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    Why? It paid the rent.
    Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962)

    ...I’ve found out it’s fun to go shopping. It’s such a feminine thing to do.
    —Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962)

    So we think of Marilyn who was every man’s love affair with America. Marilyn Monroe who was blonde and beautiful and had a sweet little rinky-dink of a voice and all the cleanliness of all the clean American backyards.
    Norman Mailer (b. 1923)