• Studio Execs Didn't Understand What They Had On Their Hands With Marilyn Monroe

    13 days ago - By Slash Film

    Today, Marilyn Monroe is recognized as the ultimate movie star. She was a beautiful, media darling with a rags-to-riches story and boatloads of talent, all of which made audiences fall head over heels in love with her. Throughout the '50s and '60s, Monroe was the hottest actress in Hollywood, and starred in popular films like "The Seven Year itch," "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," and " Some Like it Hot ." Tragically, after a short time in the spotlight, Monroe's life was cut short when she died of a drug overdose at 36. Monroe's looks, performances, and dramatic romances made her an icon, but...
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