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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
Wed Sep 10, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
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.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Marilyn Monroe 'had a lesbian affair with her drama teacher Natasha ...
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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.
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.
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.
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.