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Marilyn Monroe in the Movies: A Retrospective Timothy Knight

Marilyn Monroe in the Movies: A Retrospective

Timothy Knight

Published December 31st 2009
ISBN : 9781435118577
Hardcover
176 pages
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Marilyn Monroe is perhaps the best-known American woman in history. Her enduring grip on the public’s imagination, her raw sex appeal, and her endearing comedic roles dazzled filmgoers worldwide as the luminescent butterfly flitted across the screen.Marilyn Monroe in the Movies by film critic Timothy Knight not only examines all of Monroe’s films in thoughtful and engaging text, including hundreds of dazzling stills, it also includes an entertaining DVD documentary by filmmaker Les Krantz. In it, you’ll enjoy more than 50 of Monroe’s most entertaining scenes in her best films. The segments on the DVD documentary are from the following movies:Bus StopDon’t Bother to KnockGentlemen Prefer BlondesHow to Marry a MillionaireLadies of the ChorusLet’s Make LoveThe MisfitsMonkey BusinessNiagaraThe Prince and the ShowgirlThe Seven Year ItchSome Like it HotThere’s No Business Like Show Business