Marilyn Monroe

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Parts for Marilyn Monroe sculpture starting to arrive in Palm Springs

Marilyn has started making her highly anticipated return to Palm Springs! Parts of the Forever Marilyn sculpture are starting to arrive in downtown Palm Springs ahead of its construction. The sculpture left New Jersey on two trucks on June 1. Viewers sent in pictures of the sculpture's head and leg out near the site where The post Parts for Marilyn Monroe sculpture starting to arrive in Palm Springs appeared first on KESQ.
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Giant Marilyn Monroe Back In Palm Springs

Installation of an enormous sculpture depicting Marilyn Monroe’s iconic dress-flying pose from the 1955 romantic comedy “The Seven Year Itch” is scheduled to begin Wednesday on city-owned land just east of the Palm Springs Art Museum. PS Resorts, the nonprofit tourism organization that owns “Forever Marilyn,” which was previously on...

A Marilyn Monroe impersonator lives in the star's one-time home

A present-day Marilyn Monroe impersonator is now living in the Hollywood Hills house that the iconic starlet once rented herself. Jasmine Chiswell, 27, has been living in the four-bedroom, four-bathroom home since the start of 2019, when she and her husband purchased it for $2.73 million. Built in 1938 in a Mediterranean style, the house has a long Hollywood history and was briefly rented by Monroe and baseball great Joe DiMaggio in 1952. They lived in for less than a year (a canceled check for one month’s rent even reportedly went up for auction a few years ago) before separating and moving on to other places.
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Controversial Marilyn Monroe statue no longer coming to Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — The Brookside Collective announced today the Seward Johnson sculpture, “Forever Marilyn” will no longer make a stop in Tulsa. The installation has been delayed indefinitely in Palm Springs, Calif. The sculpture itself is a 26-foot-tall, stainless steel and aluminum likeness that captures Marilyn in that famously billowing...
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Why Frank Sinatra Thought Marilyn Monroe Was Murdered

The impact of Marilyn Monroe's sudden death by drug overdose in 1962 can still be felt today, and as with the unexpected death of any beloved cultural figure, conspiracy theories about the manner of Monroe's demise have abounded for decades. And according to a new memoir by Frank Sinatra's former manager Tony Oppedisano, "Sinatra and Me: In The Wee Small Hours," rumors about possible foul play began to bubble up soon after the tragedy occurred.
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An Insider Account of the London Hotel Where Princess Margaret, Prince Philip, and Marilyn Monroe All Went Wild

The hotel’s theatrical connections meant that it hosted a whirl of opening-night parties and awards ceremonies, which by the 1960s were becoming bigger business than the debutante balls. The Savoy scored a coup in hosting the first BAFTAs in the Ballroom, which, unlike today’s marathon ceremonies, conferred only seven awards and kept the program snappy, leaving the dinner as a much larger feature than the speeches.
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How a Marilyn Monroe look-alike came to live in her actual Hollywood home

When Marilyn Monroe was briefly married to Joe DiMaggio in 1954, they moved into a quaint honeymoon Mediterranean-style home in the heart of Hollywood. About 65 years later, a lively Monroe look-alike and her husband bought that very house. Scottish-born Jasmine Chiswell, 27, is a dead-ringer for the late “Some...
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Marilyn Monroe: Movie Box Sets and Other Great Merchandise to Buy

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Marilyn Monroe remains one of the most iconic figures in Hollywood history, and...
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How Tall Was Marilyn Monroe?

Marilyn Monroe was a model, actor, singer, and one of the most famous sex symbols in the 1950s and ’60s. She starred in a number of classic films and is often referred to as the original blonde bombshell. Monroe died on Aug. 4, 1962, but more than five decades after her death fans still have questions about her life.