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MARILYN MONROE

Marilyn Monroe(born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.
Monroe began a career as a model, which led to a film contract in 1946 with Twentieth Century-Fox. Her early film appearances were minor, but her performances in The Asphalt Jungle and All About Eve (both 1950), drew attention. By 1952 she had her first leading role in Don't Bother to Knock and 1953 brought a lead in Niagara, a melodramatic film noir that dwelt on her seductiveness. Her "dumb blonde" persona was used to comic effect in subsequent films such as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) and The Seven Year Itch (1955). Limited by typecasting, Monroe studied at the Actors Studio to broaden her range. Her dramatic performance in Bus Stop (1956) was hailed by critics and garnered a Golden Globe nomination. Her production company, Marilyn Monroe Productions, released The Prince and the Showgirl (1957), for which she received a BAFTA Award nomination and won a David Di Donatello award. She received a Golden Globe Award for her performance in Some Like It Hot (1959). Monroe's last completed film was The Misfits (1961), co-starring Clark Gable, with a screenplay written by her then-husband, Arthur Miller.

The final years of Monroe's life were marked by illness, personal problems, and a reputation for unreliability and being difficult to work with. The circumstances of her death, from an overdose of barbiturates, have been the subject of conjecture. Though officially classified as a "probable suicide", the possibilities of an accidental overdose or a homicide have not been ruled out. In 1999, Monroe was ranked as the sixth-greatest female star of all time by the American Film Institute. In the decades following her death, she has often been cited as both a pop and a cultural icon as well as the quintessential American sex symbol.In 2009, TV Guide Network named her No. 1 in Film's Sexiest Women of All Time.

1989 Norma Jean My Secret Life With Marilyn Monroe by Ted Jordan $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1989 Norma Jean My Secret Life With Marilyn Monroe bby Ted Jordan. Hard cover book with no dust jacket in very good condition. 225 pages First Edition illustrated with photos.
1998 The Assassination of Marilyn Monroe by Donald H. Wolfe $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1998 The Assassination of Marilyn Monroe by Donald H. Wolfe. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. Appears to be a First Edition. 532 pages with photos this book claims to prove that Marilyn Monroe was indeed murdered with evidence and testimony.
1986 Marilyn Monroe 1000 piece Jig saw puzzle $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1986 Marilyn Monroe 1000 piece Jig saw puzzle. Unique puzzle approved by the estate of Marilyn Monroe in 1986.
1979 Marilyn Monroe cutout book uncut $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1979 Marilyn Monroe cutout book uncut. Marilyn Monroe cutout book which features 31 costumes from 24 of her movies. All uncut and in very good condition. (Paper Marilyn included)
Sexy print of Marilyn Monroe in gold lame dress $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! Sexy print of Marilyn Monroe in gold lame dress. Almost 14 1/2" by 10 3/4" in size.

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