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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
... was compared by the media to the reigning sex symbol of the period, Marilyn Monroe ... 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 – Bus Stop and Gentlemen ...
List Of People With Synesthesia - Synesthetes - Marilyn Monroe
... — Norman Mailer Marilyn A Biography p ... 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 ...
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 ... turned down the part, since she already was committed to playing Marilyn Monroe in Terry Johnson's 1982 play, Insignificance ... American actress Susan Sarandon to play the Marilyn Monroe character ...
1952 In Film - Notable Films Released in 1952
... by Fritz Lang, 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 ... Tyrone Power Don't 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 ... Monkey Business, starring Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, Marilyn Monroe Montana Belle, starring Jane Russell Moulin Rouge, starring José Ferrer ...
Strawhead
... Norman Mailer and Richard Hannum about Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe ... 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, most of ...

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    My work is the only ground I’ve ever had to stand on. I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation—but I’m working on the foundation.
    Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962)

    Unfortunately, I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle.
    —Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962)

    Ah, Marilyn, Hollywood’s Joan of Arc, our Ultimate Sacrificial Lamb. Well, let me tell you, she was mean, terribly mean. The meanest woman I have ever known in this town. I am appalled by this Marilyn Monroe cult. Perhaps it’s getting to be an act of courage to say the truth about her. Well, let me be courageous. I have never met anyone as utterly mean as Marilyn Monroe. Nor as utterly fabulous on the screen, and that includes Garbo.
    Billy Wilder (b. 1906)