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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
Writing for the Daily Beast, Marlow Stern reports on a new exhibition containing lesser-known photos of Marilyn by Whitey Snyder, Lani Carlson, Mischa Pelz, Milton Greene and Thomas ‘Doc’ Kaminski, touring the US this summer. Prints are also available to … Continue reading
At first glance, it’s hard to imagine two stars more different than Marilyn and Bette Davis, although they briefly appeared together in All About Eve. Many on the set found Davis intimidating, and few escaped her catty remarks. However, as … Continue reading
Stanley Rubin – the producer of River of No Return, who along with his actress wife, Kathleen Hughes, was a regular guest at Marilyn’s annual memorial services – died on Sunday, March 2, aged 96, reports the L.A. Times. Born in … Continue reading
This rare candid photo has a ‘meet-cute’ story behind it, as explained by blogger Posh Todd… “Never-before-seen photo of Marilyn Monroe, taken in Banff, Alberta, in 1953 when she was filming Otto Preminger’s River of No Return. The gentlemen in … Continue reading
US readers, take note: nine of Marilyn’s movies can be purchased on Blu-Ray via Amazon.com this week at a bargain price of $39.99 (reduced from $199.99 by a massive 80%.) The offer ends on Sunday, January 19, at 12 am PST/3 AM … Continue reading
Writing for the Times-Ledger, the The Greater Astoria Historical Society takes a fresh look at the career of child actor and native of Queens, New York, Tommy Rettig. “Thomas Noel Rettig was born Dec. 10, 1941, and grew up in Jackson … Continue reading
‘What Dreams Are Made Of: A Century of Movie Magic‘, is an auction curated by TCM at Bonham’s on November 25. Several MM-related items are featured, including this rare photo of the newylwed DiMaggios in Japan, and the Millers on … Continue reading
Jasper Museum in Alberta, Canada has published a 25pp booklet featuring photos and anecdotes from Marilyn’s stay in the region, while filming River of No Return in 1953. You can order it here.