Monthly Archives: June 2010

Magnum Photo Archive

Now open to the public for the first time at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas in Austin. One of the series of images that should be in constant demand is the photographic record of the filming … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jane Russell

Born Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell on June 21, 1921, in Bemidji, Minnesota. A Friend of Dorothy’s

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Marilyn Monroe Quilt

Made by I Sew Cute

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‘Blondes’ at Ipswich Film Theatre

A new, digitally restored print of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is currently touring in selected UK cinemas, and can be viewed in Ipswich on Thursday, June 24 at 7:30 pm. Tickets for all films £6. Cash and cheques only, please. Doors … Continue reading

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Mrs Hammond and the FBI

A 1965 FBI file, now released in uncensored form, concerns one Jacqueline Hammond, a then 40 year-old divorcee living at New York’s Carlyle Hotel, who alleged that Jack, Robert, and Edward Kennedy had participated in ‘sex parties’ at the hotel, … Continue reading

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Marilyn at Dunelm Mill

Spotted by Immortal Marilyn staffer Fraser Penney at Dunelm Mills’ Perth store, this framed Sam Shaw print from The Seven Year Itch is now reduced to £7.49. Find your local Dunelm Mill store here

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May 19, 1962

This photograph of Marilyn with the Kennedy brothers, after the president’s birthday gala at Madison Square Garden, attracted much media attention when collector Keya Morgan announced his intention to auction an original print, earlier this month. Many news outlets have … Continue reading

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‘The Mmm Girl’ Speaks

“Considering the difficulty of Marilyn’s life, almost from the beginning, and her deep insecurities, it’s all the more remarkable to me that she never became really bitter or cynical, and that she was so brave and generous in the way … Continue reading

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March of Dimes, January 1958

Marilyn hosted a charity fashion show in New York as part of a national drive for children’s polio vaccinations. Rare newsreel footage March of Dimes website

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Hawaii Airport, March 1954

En route to a honeymoon in Japan with husband Joe DiMaggio These photos are among the items on offer in next week’s Hollywood Legends auction

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