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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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Strawhead
... by American writers Norman Mailer and Richard Hannum about Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe. 1980 book, Of Women and 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 ...
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 as 'extraor ...
1952 In Film - Notable Films Released in 1952
... starring Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Paul Douglas, Marilyn Monroe Come Back, Little Sheba, starring Burt Lancaster and Shirley Booth The Crimson Pirate, starring Burt Lancaster Deadline ... Bother to Knock, starring Richard Widmark, Anne Bancroft, Marilyn Monroe Down Among the Z Men, starring The Goons - (Britain) Dreamboat, starring Ginger Rogers, Clifton Webb, Elsa Lanchester, Anne Francis E-F ... Paget Monkey Business, starring Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, Marilyn Monroe Montana Belle, starring Jane Russell Moulin Rouge, starring José Ferrer and Zsa ...
Jayne Mansfield - Image - Rivalry
... to the reigning sex symbol of the period, Marilyn Monroe. 20th Century 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 ... courted American actress Susan Sarandon to play the Marilyn Monroe character ...

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    I don’t want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.
    Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962)

    Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.
    —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)