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3 hrs ago | Film School Rejects

Required Reading: Marilyn Monroe's Dress and Edith Beale's Beauty

" 'That silly little dress: the story behind Marilyn Monroe's iconic scene " - Anne T. Donahue at The Guardian celebrates the 60th anniversary of hot air affecting a dress by sharing some interesting facts about The Seven Year Itch . " Grey Gardens and the tragedy of short-term beauty " - Nathan Rabin at The Dissolve spends some time with two nice ladies.


Related Topix: The Seven Year Itch, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Vocal

Mon Sep 15, 2014

New York Post

Behind the scenes of Marilyn Monroea s most iconic moment

Marilyn Monroe's billowing skirt repeatedly blew upwards as she stood over a subway grate on Lexington Avenue in the early morning hours on Sept. 15, 1954 - the most iconic location shoot in NYC history.


Related Topix: The Seven Year Itch, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Vocal, Tom Ewell

Fri Sep 12, 2014


Rare Marilyn Monroe Picture Up For Auction

The image, which was taken when the actress was just 20 years old, is thought to be from her first ever modelling shoot and was taken by agency photographer Joseph Jasgur in 1946. The current owner of the snap is now selling both the negative and copyright of the image at an auction on 20 September in Wiltshire, England.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Vocal, Los Angeles, CA

The Jersey Journal

Grounds for Sculpture extends Seward Johnson exhibit until 2015, including 'Forever Marilyn' statue

HAMILTON -- An exhibit on the life of Seward Johnson at the Grounds for Sculpture, which he founded in 1992, has been extended until July 2015, the park announced today. Since opening in May, the Johnson retrospective has drawn nearly 149,000 visitors to the park, including 30,000 in May alone, park spokeswoman Coby Green-Rifkin said in a news release.


Related Topix: God Bless America, Celebrities, Vocal

HAPPI/Household & PP Industry

Sexy Hair Celebrate Marilyn Monroe

The scene in the film The Seven Year Itch, where Monroe's white dress is blown up by a gust wind from a subway, has become almost as famous as the actress herself. To celebrate Marilyn's poise, grace, and sex appeal, Sexy Hair is recreating the scene stealing moment at the exact location sixty years to the day as part of a multi-faceted campaign.


Related Topix: The Seven Year Itch, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Vocal, New York

Evening Times

Early Monroe picture for sale

The picture was taken in 1946 when 20-year old Monroe, then Norma Jean Baker, was a factory girl dreaming of becoming a model. The negative, and the copyright to the image, is estimated to fetch up to 8000.


Related Topix: Vocal

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The New York Observer

Draping For the Duchess: An Interview With Designer Jenny Packham

You can really see Monroe's influence in this vampy number . Jenny Packham looked to Marilyn Monroe for inspiration for her spring and summer 2015 collection, which debuted at the Waterfront Tunnel yesterday.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Vocal, New York

Sedalia News Journal

Parade, contest, displays part of Sudda Hoo Fest

The second annual Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! Festival will be taking place this coming Saturday along a several block stretch of Main Street. Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! is a 1948 American comedy film, which starred June Haver, Lon McCallister and Walter Brennan.


Related Topix: Walter Brennan, Celebrities, Vocal, Sedalia, MO, Theater, Arts, Pettis County, MO

The Daily Beast

The Hottest High Heels In HistoryBy Lizzie Crocker

Are they sexy, alluring, or just madly uncomfortable? The high heel is revolutionary, and evolutionary, as an engrossing Brooklyn Museum show reveals. If there was one moment that cemented Marilyn Monroe's femme fatale reputation, it was her 116-foot, hip-swinging strut toward Niagara Falls in the 1953 film Niagara .


Related Topix: Film Noir, Drama Movies, Niagara, Thriller, Celebrities, Vocal, Jean Paul Gaultier, Fashion, Designers

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Daily Kos

Street Prophets: A Few Words From Marilyn

This is one of my all time favorite photos of Marilyn Monroe. She looks strong, confident and dreamy.


Related Topix: Social Software, Celebrities, Vocal, US News, Liberal Political News


Long Island Hidden Past: Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe has ties to Long Island

Monroe's first photo shoot on Tobay Beach might have helped her career take off. After doing some digging, Long Island Press senior editor Spencer Rumsey learned that Monroe not only loved her time on Long Island, but it was also where her career took off.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Vocal

My Fashion Life

New York Fashion Week SS15 highlights from Oscar de la Renta, Jenny Packham, Rodarte and more

Jenny Packham's show was, as always, quite exquisite, with the designer saying her muse for the new collection was "blatantly Marilyn Monroe". "She's been there all my life, but I've rediscovered her again," Jenny Packham said.


Related Topix: Fashion, Oscar de la Renta, Designers, Apparel, Fashion Week, Celebrities, Vocal, Marc Jacobs

Tue Sep 09, 2014


Andy Warhol Exhibition on its way to Tate Liverpool

The first ever solo exhibition in the North of England featuring the work of celebrated U.S. artist and leading figure in pop art Andy Warhol is to be held at Tate Liverpool in November. The exhibition, Transmitting Andy Warhol, scheduled to open on Nov. 7, will "star" one of the most iconic images of the 20th century, his artwork featuring the Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Vocal, Painting, Arts

The Miami Herald

Jenny Packham serves up Marilyn Monroe in sparkles

The British powerhouse designer is known for dressing the Duchess of Cambridge, Nicole Richie and most recently Anna Gunn for the Emmys. For red carpet, she was true to her signature shimmer in silhouettes Marilyn would have appreciated.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Vocal

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Post-Standard

Marilyn Monroe's 'lesbian lover'; celebrity weddings; 'HIMYM' alternate ending: AM Buzz

Marilyn Monroe poses over the updraft of New York subway grating while in character for the filming of "The Seven Year Itch" in Manhattan on September 9, 1954. , in a private ceremony at their home Sunday.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Seven Year Itch, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Vocal, Wedding

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Daily Mail

Marilyn Monroe 'had a lesbian affair with her drama teacher Natasha ...

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Vocal, Theater, Arts, Home Listing, Home

Trend Hunter Magazine

Photoshopped Pop Culture Attire - This Statement Sweater from...

This printed statement sweater from Shelfies celebrates pop culture icons from different periods in history. The 'Marilyn and Lana' sweater is adorned with a black-and-white image of the stars who are photoshopped to look as if they are standing side-by-side in the photograph.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Vocal

Thu Sep 04, 2014


Never-Before-Seen Marilyn Monroe Photo Debuts at 'Goodbye Marilyn,' Now thru 10/12

A never-before-seen picture of iconic beauty Marilyn Monroe has been discovered in Los Angeles. The image will be unveiled at intermission of each show during the run of "Goodbye Marilyn: A Love Letter," which will enjoy its world premiere and run in Los Angeles today, September 5 through October 12. "We attempt to see beyond the celebrity and try and capture Marilyn Monroe 's humanity," Michael Phillips , the writer and director of "Goodbye Marilyn," says.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Vocal, Los Angeles, CA, West Hollywood, CA

Guelph Tribune

Marilyn Monroe back in spotlight

A Fergus woman's assembling of collectables related to Marilyn Monroe forms the basis of an exhibit that will be on display for four months at the Wellington County Museum and Archives. The exhibit based on Melinda Mason's collection will open on Friday Sept.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Vocal

Tue Sep 02, 2014

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Marilyn Monroe sex film to be kept private

An employee of Butterfields auction house displays a copy of a model release signed by Marilyn Monore in front of one of the photographs of Monroe during a Hollywood photo shoot in 1949, in Los Angeles, March 22, 2001.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Vocal, New York, Reuters