Monthly Archives: July 2011

Amanda Seyfried in ‘Bus Stop’

Actress Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia, Letters to Juliet) will play Cherie in a staged reading of William Inge’s Bus Stop on Broadway next month, according to the New York Post. ‘At this stage, it’s only a reading of the play … Continue reading

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Miller Photos on Auction

  A selection of extraordinary colour photos of a young Marilyn, taken by Richard C. Miller in 1946, are among the Monroe-related items on offer at Heritage Auctions. The sale is set for July 29.

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Peter Blake Exhibit in London

  The work of Peter Blake, ‘Godfather of Pop Art’, is on display at the GX Gallery in Camberwell, South London, until August 11, its first stop in a nationwide tour. Londoners may want to hurry, though, as according to … Continue reading

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Marilyn and ‘Majestic 12′

Robin Ramsay casts a sceptical eye upon one of the more exotic conspiracy theories linking Marilyn with JFK and UFOs in The Fortean Times, in response to allegations recently made in the UK’s Daily Mail. In his article, Ramsay traces the … Continue reading

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Marilyn Flip Flops at the 99 Cent Store

‘Only in America,’ says William Federico Store Locator

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Mailer’s Marilyn, Reappraised

    Alex Carnevale has posted a critical review of Norman Mailer’s 1973 book, Marilyn, over at This Recording: “He re-enacts Marilyn’s abuse as a child, giving it the texture of fiction, and presents it as a fait accompli…Throughout he styles his … Continue reading

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More Sugar Please…

Two more outdoor screenings of Some Like it Hot tonight: at 8pm in Van Neste Square, Ridgewood, New Jersey; and at 9pm tonight, as part of the ‘Flicks From the Hill’ series at Baltimore‘s American Museum of Visionary Art.

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Alleged Blue Movie Resurfaces

Another alleged sex tape has resurfaced, to be auctioned by Spanish collector Mikel Barsa. This tape is nothing new – it was released as a DVD a few years ago, rather cheekily entitled The Bluest Marilyn Monroe. Speaking to NPR, … Continue reading

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Sugar at Margaret River

A charity screening of Some Like it Hot has been arranged by the Friends of Margaret River Hospital, in Western Australia (nearest city: Perth.) Set for July 30, a ticket price of $20 includes entry to a vintage-themed market at … Continue reading

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Beyond ‘The Seven Year Itch’

As the giant statue of Marilyn in Chicago turns heads, the Tribune has collected trivia on The Seven Year Itch, including a review from the archives: “A rib-tickling film…adult entertainment of a sort which children will neither understand nor enjoy, but mama … Continue reading

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