‘The Seven Year Itch’: The Girl, a Dress and a Mystery

That iconic scene from The Seven Year Itch – and the dress worn by Marilyn as she stood over the subway grate – is constantly being referenced in popular culture. One recent example is this magazine ad for the Marilyn-themed Sexy Hair brand. On Immortal Marilyn this week, Marijane Gray unravels the mystery of what …

New York to Recreate ‘Marilyn Moment’

The US-based Sexy Hair brand, who have been using Marilyn in their promotional campaigns since last year, are hosting a mass ‘Marilyn moment’ next Monday, recreating the famous ‘subway scene’ from The Seven Year Itch – exactly sixty years after it was originally filmed,  reports Marketing Land. “On September 15 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., …

Marilyn in Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue

Marilyn is featured three times in Vanity Fair‘s annual Hollywood issue: in adverts for Sexy Hair and Chrysler (US edition only); and in this full-page 1959 shot from Philippe Halsman’s ‘Jump’ series, illustrating an article about iconic women in movie history. Thanks to Immortal Marilyn member Danny