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Film history: Focus on veteran film director Jean Negulesco, his secretary, and Marilyn Monroe

Cover of Jean Negulesco’s autobiography “Things I Did and Things I Think I Did: A Hollywood Memoir” (1984)

Marilyn Monroe

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

Film History

Femme Fatales?

I’m no stranger to Netflix. I pay my┬ámonthly subscription like everyone else and it’s worth every penny. A lot of my favorite movies come and go on the Netflix streaming list but here they are: 518 more words

Interests

movie night!

we are so drained after a full week of sun, pools, work, family, and friends…it’s been great, but we need a break.

here’s our movie line up for tonight: 33 more words

Fashion

How To Marry A Millionaire (1953)

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

Film

Marilyn Monroe

Why do so many people still care about Marilyn Monroe? Why is she so much bigger than other actresses of the time, or other eras’ biggest sex symbols? 2,108 more words

Is This Someone?

she's in shadow

Bacall

in the glow of Williams

she’s in shadow.

Writings

Me currently;

On this glorious Monday morning, the first of February.
Today is my first day back from a three day weekend.
I’m not mature enough to handle Monday’s like this.

Work