Tag Archives: New York

A Walk on the Wilder Side

A New York movie tour includes a stop by the grating where Marilyn Monroe filmed The Seven Year Itch – see ScreenTours for more details. And Marilyn’s two classic comedies with director Billy Wilder are showing in Connecticut this weekend … Continue reading

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Bert Stern Photo at Sotheby’s, NYC

All proceeds to the world’s oldest photography museum, George Eastman House – live auction on Monday, October 4th.

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Usherette to the Stars

Marilyn with friends, comedian Milton Berle and singer Sammy Davis Jr, at the New York premiere of East of Eden (1955), a benefit for the Actor’s Studio. Featured in Up From the Vault, an exhibition from the Warner Bros Photo Lab … Continue reading

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Marilyn and the Florist

“When I was a teenager in the late 1950s, Marilyn Monroe was my favourite movie star! I worked a few days a week after high school at Goldfarb’s Florist at 57th Street and Third Avenue in Manhattan. One day I … Continue reading

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Marilyn Movies On Labour Day

As part of the Fasten Your Seatbelts: 75 Years of Fox weekend at NYC’s Lincoln Center Film Society, newly restored prints of Niagara and All About Eve are showing this Sunday, September 5, at 1.35 and 3.30 pm.

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Harold Lloyd’s 3D Photography

Harold Lloyd’s photos of Marilyn Monroe and other pin-up girls feature in the Classic 3D festival, currently showing at New York’s Film Forum. Capital New York

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‘Some Like It Hot’ in Ithaca

“This is Monroe in one of her steamiest performances alongside two of the most talented actors of their generation. Ranked the funniest American movie of all time by the American Film Institute, and it’s true!” Sunday, August 22 at 7pm … Continue reading

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Fascinating Marilyn

Exploring the dream world within relationships, Marilyn Monroe: Wouldn’t It Be Fascinating follows baseball great, Joe DiMaggio, and glamorous movie star, Marilyn Monroe as they fall out of love and begin to chase their own dream-lovers while on honeymoon in … Continue reading

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‘Blondes’ at Film Forum, NYC

Reviewed at Village Voice Book now at Film Forum – showing until August 12 Read my review of the new, improved print

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Leaving Hospital, 1961

Rested and recovered after several weeks at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NYC, Marilyn faces the paparazzi with a brave smile. She had been through a divorce and two bereavements in the previous year, as well as making two movies. Ex-husband Joe … Continue reading

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