Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:58:43 GMT
A substantial collection of photos of the late Marilyn Monroe that chart the icon's transformation are going up for sale. From a shy Norma Jean Baker to her final moments as a screen siren, more than 100 photos capture her journey.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:31:42 GMT
The world's last glimpse of Marilyn: Star's final photoshoot is among trove of classic Monroe images going up for auction A stunning collection of photos charting Marilyn Monroe's transformation into an icon of the 20th century have emerged for auction. From a shy 20-year-old model known as Norma Jean Baker to her final moments depicted just three weeks before her death, more than 100 photos capture her tragic journey.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 23:01:23 GMT
One of the genuinely iconic pictures of modern Americana-and its discontents-is Edward Hopper's famed and oft-reproduced 1942 painting, 'Nighthawks,' depicting "Night + brilliant interior of cheap restaurant," as Hopper's wife Jo noted in the log they kept of each painting he did ... Four figures inside, glass all round, bathed in light as if on display to the lonely night streets of New York outside that offer stark contrast. , William Inge's play, 'Bus Stop,' became a hit on Broadway and within a year, was made into a somewhat different movie adaptation in Hollywood, also a hit, starring Marilyn Monroe.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 18:35:45 GMT
Marilyn in color: Footage of Monroe filmed by a tourist between takes of Some Like It Hot shows how the comedy classic might have looked if it weren't black and white The four-minute footage is set to go on sale at auction tomorrow, where it is expected to fetch around $4,000 A never-before-seen film of Marilyn Monroe on set at the peak of her career has been unearthed, nearly six decades after it was made. The four-minute footage was filmed by a tourist from a hotel overlooking where her 1959 film Some Like It Hot was being filmed in California.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 03:49:01 GMT
From the coral necklace worn by Vivien Leigh in "Gone With The Wind" to Marilyn Monroe's gold and pearl drop earrings from "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," the glittering adornments made for Hollywood's stars will go up for auction this year. About 700 pieces of ornate costume jewelry made by Hollywood costume jeweler Eugene Joseff will be exhibited in Ireland's Newbridge Silverware Museum of Style Icons from March until May before going under the hammer in November at Julien's Auctions in Los Angeles.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 23:19:55 GMT
'When my eight-month-old came in too, then I knew it was over': Professor whose BBC interview became an internet sensation after it was interrupted by his young children breaks his silence to tell of his horror as it unfolded Claim that 24 million will lose health insurance comes from 'consistently wrong' Congressional scorekeeper - and president still wants it for all says White House Father pimped out his own daughter, 16, at truck stops after telling her she might as well become a prostitute when he learned she'd had sex EXCLUSIVE: It's a real life FEUD! 30 years after Bette Davis' death her born-again Christian daughter claims her famous mother practiced witchcraft and put a 'demonic' curse on her enemies and family Florida dad is sentenced to life in prison for killing two-month-old son by stuffing a sock in his mouth to stop him from crying The blizzard that WASN'T: Dangerous ... (more)
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:16:14 GMT
At 28, she felt overworked, underpaid and underestimated. Dragged into one dumb-blonde movie after another, she popped pills to sleep and choked down ground liver for energy.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 21:43:44 GMT
The condo building at 444 East 57th Street in Sutton Place has been home to the likes of Marilyn Monroe , Arthur Miller, and Bill Blass , and now that building is offering up one of its homes on the market-a condo that shared a landing with Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Milller's apartment when they lived here in the '50s. This particular apartment, located on the 13th floor of the 14-story prewar building, comes with four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 20:41:33 GMT
Analysts at retail data company, Kantar Retail, have revealed that couples are now spending their hard-earned cash getting on the housing ladder rather than purchasing diamonds. Anusha Couttigane, a senior analyst at the firm, told The Sunday Telegraph : 'A generation of marital-age people are now prioritising other things such as weddings, housing, and the cost of having children rather than splashing out on a really expensive ring.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:06:55 GMT
It's hard to imagine Marilyn Monroe attending Fashion Week, wearing the requisite front-row grimace, flanked by BeyoncA© and Anna Wintour. She'd be too busy directing a play, falling in love, or reading a story by Colette, her waterlogged smartphone long forgotten, drowned in a tub at the Waldorf-Astoria, useless but impeccably scented with Chanel No.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 06:25:08 GMT
Today's installment of "Kennedy Babylon Vol. 1," a new book by Herald columnist and talk show host Howie Carr, tells the story of Marilyn Monroe and her romances with JFK and RFK.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 14:56:51 GMT
A one-woman play based on the life and films of Marilyn Monroe is taking to the stage at Swansea Grand Theatre's Arts Wing this month. The production dramatises the film star's attempt to escape from the stereotype of the 'dumb blonde' imposed on her by the Hollywood system and evident in such films as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 05:11:35 GMT
With the debut Sunday of his new FX anthology series FEUD , Ryan Murphy drew back the curtain on the rivalry between Bette and Joan , with Susan Sarandon as Davis and Jessica Lange as Crawford. The reviews, including TVLine's , have been good.
Sat, 04 Mar 2017 19:54:54 GMT
From left, Chris Crane, Claudia Fain and Craig Musser appear in a publicity photo for Jewel Box Theatre's current production, "Bus Stop." Feb., 2017.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 16:59:24 GMT
A classic Marilyn Monroe movie has been chosen for a special screening which will see the return of the Noverre Cinema in Norwich for the first time in more than 20 years. Some Like It Hot has been picked for the event on Friday, April 21 when The Assembly House's ballroom will be transformed back into the old cinema which closed in 1992 after more than 40 years in operation.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:13:01 GMT
The Dundee Library will welcome Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire as he presents a two-part series on great comedy films. At 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, "The Silent Era to the 1950s" will feature clips from classics such as Charlie Chaplin's 1931 film "City Lights;" the 1940 George Cukor comedy "The Philadelphia Story," starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and Jimmy Stewart, and the 1959 Billy Wilder comedy "Some Like It Hot," starring Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:15:26 GMT
Tribute artists, from left, Stacey Whitton as Marilyn Monroe, Damian Brantley as Michael Jackson, Kevin Mills as Elvis Presley and Michelle Rohl as Janis Joplin pose during the Legends in Concert show at the Flamingo Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. The new cast will perform through May 11. Pop quiz time: What's the longest running show on the Las Vegas Strip? Now that Jubilee! is gone, the answer is less obvious.