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The Marilyn Monroe and Joseph Cotten Melee in Niagara – Silver Screenings

As it turns out, Niagara Falls is a perfect place for murder. The 1953 Technicolor thriller, Niagara, shows us what a perilous place it is: craggy shorelines, thundering water, a … Continue reading

07/24/2017 · 12 Comments

The Essential Marilyn Monroe films – If It Happened Yesterday, It’s History

The world would truly be a dull place without the extraordinary charisma and talent of American actress and model Marilyn Monroe, born on June 1st 1926, at the Los Angeles … Continue reading

06/12/2017 · 3 Comments

The History Girls: Hedda Hopper and Louella Parsons: Hollywood’s Killer Queens by Catherine Hokin

Christmas may be over but for movie buffs, fashion lovers and celebrity spotters, the tinsel is still well and truly sparkling. The Golden Globes, the BAFTAs, the Oscars: awards season … Continue reading

01/25/2017 · 2 Comments

Egghead weds hourglass… Variety 1956… on the marriage of… | BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD

Photo post by @toobeguiling. Source: Egghead weds hourglass… Variety 1956… on the marriage of… | BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD

05/21/2016 · Leave a comment

vintage everyday: 36 Rare and Wonderful Color Photographs from Behind The Scenes of “Some Like It Hot”

Marilyn Monroe wanted Some Like it Hot to be in color (her contract actually stipulated that all her movies be filmed in color), but after looking at Tony Curtis and … Continue reading

02/22/2016 · 1 Comment

Vintage Photos of Marilyn Monroe at the Hollywood Bowl by Bernard of Hollywood | FROM THE BYGONE

When Marilyn Monroe attended the Hollywood Bowl in 1952 she was widely photographed by Bernard of Hollywood amongst others. Bernard of Hollywood, is perhaps better known as Bruno Bernard (1912 – 1987). … Continue reading

01/26/2016 · Leave a comment

Costume and Fashion Designer Oleg Cassini (1913-2006)

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Oleg Cassini (1913 – 2006) was an American fashion designer born to an aristocratic Russian family with maternal Italian ancestry. He came to the United…

10/02/2015 · Leave a comment

What Happened on September 15th – Marilyn Monroe, A Skirt and a Subway Vent

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The iconic photograph of Marilyn Monroe and the subway blast On September 15, 1954, the famous picture of Marilyn Monroe,…

09/15/2015 · Leave a comment

Marilyn And Ella

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When Marilyn Monroe learned that the Mocambo, a popular Hollywood night club, would not book Ella Fitzgerald because of segregation, Marilyn phoned the…

03/04/2015 · Leave a comment