ArtGraeco’s homoerotic take on the 1953 romantic comedy How to Marry a Millionaire, starring Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe, and Lauren Bacall as shameless (beautiful and dumb) gold-diggers trying to land millionaire husbands. 171 more words
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Cover of Jean Negulesco’s autobiography “Things I Did and Things I Think I Did: A Hollywood Memoir” (1984)
In August 2000, I met with actress Sheree North (1932-2005) in Hollywood for an interview about her career in films, focusing on the years when she was under contract at 20th Century Fox, at the same time as Marilyn Monroe was, also at Fox; both were the new studio’s blonde leading ladies. 1,139 more words
This likeable piece of romantic fluff oozes 1950’s glamour as Monroe, Gable and Bacall hatch a plan to bag themselves rich husbands.
The sexual politics can be described as “quaint” at best; the whole concept of gangs of fashion models roaming the land, marriage being their only purpose in life seems extremely silly in this day and age. 141 more words