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Ernst Haas: On Set

Magnum photographer Ernst Haas, who photographed Marilyn during filming of The Misfits, is the subject of a new coffee-table book, Ernst Haas: On Set, reports Vulture.com.


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Marilyn in June at the BFI

Details of the British Film Institute’s June retrospective (at London Southbank) have been posted on their blog, naming 12 of the 15 Marilyn movies to be screened – and giving us a sneak preview of the season’s poster. (Interestingly, the BFI … Continue reading


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Marilyn Conspiracy Hoax Goes Viral

Occasionally, a rumour is spread about Marilyn that is so idiotic, it surprises even me. Most shocking of all is when large numbers of people believe these rumours. Usually, it’s something ridiculous – but when the subject is Marilyn’s death, … Continue reading


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Double Platinum: Elliott Erwitt’s Marilyn

I’ve said it before, but nary a year goes by without another Elliott Erwitt retrospective. ‘Double Platinum’, on display until May 27 at Beetles + Huxley in London’s Mayfair, focuses on Erwitt’s portraits of Marilyn during filming of The Seven Year … Continue reading


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Greene Exhibit in Wroclaw, Poland

An archive of lost outtakes by Milton Greene will be on display in the Polish city of Wroclaw this summer, Reuters reports. (For the backstory, read our previous posts here.) “The western Polish city successfully bid for the pictures at … Continue reading


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Fan Phenomena: Marilyn Monroe

 ‘Fan Phenomena’ is an ongoing series from Intellect Books, a Bristol-based publisher with an international outlook. Since 2013, they have covered a variety of subjects with huge fan followings – including sci-fi movie franchises and TV shows, as well as … Continue reading


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‘The Misfits’ UK Reissue Announced

 The Misfits will be re-released at selected UK cinemas on June 12, reports LiveforFilms.com. It has also been announced that the BFI at London’s Southbank will be launching a month-long retrospective of Marilyn’s glittering career on her birthday, June 1 (more … Continue reading


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‘Some Like it Hot’ in Worthing

Sugar ahoy! Some Like it Hot will be screened at the Connaught Studio in Worthing, West Sussex, this Sunday at 1.30 pm. Thanks to Shar Daws


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Max Factor Finds Their ‘Marilyn’

South African model Candice Swanepoel – best known for her Victoria’s Secret ads – will impersonate Marilyn for a new Max Factor promotional campaign, reports Vogue. ‘It is the ultimate look that defines glamour – nothing else compares,’ says Pat McGrath, Max … Continue reading


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Mini Marilyn Set For China

The Mini Marilyn brand, launched last summer by ABG – the official licensing arm of Marilyn’s estate – is heading to China, reports the Wall Street Journal. “Chinese film company DMG Entertainment has struck a deal with brand-development firm Authentic Brands … Continue reading


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