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The Leonard Lopate Show

Remembering Marilyn Monroe

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Lawrence Schiller talks about his memoir Marilyn & Me: A Photographer's Memories, about his friendship with the star, which developed when he photographed her in 1960 and 1962 on the sets of “Let's Make Love” and the unfinished feature “Something's Got to Give,” the last film she worked on. The book includes 18 of Schiller’s own photographs, some never previously published.

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The Takeaway

Kenneth Branagh on Playing Olivier in 'My Week with Marilyn'

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Fifty five years ago, the great Shakespearean actor Sir Laurence Olivier teamed up with the biggest movie star in the world, Marilyn Monroe for a little comedic film called "The Prince and the Showgirl." Olivier ,at nearly 50-years-old, directed the film and played the prince. Monroe, at 30, played the showgirl.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Vocalist Rebecca Kilgore

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Acclaimed vocalist Rebecca Kilgore discusses Marilyn Monroe’s musical career and her own jazz explorations of the Marilyn Monroe songbook—from “Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend” to “Some Like It Hot.” Rebecca Kilgore will be performing “Some Like it Hot: The Music of Marilyn Monroe” at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency August 9-13.

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Features

Sale of Marilyn Monroe's Iconic 'Subway' Dress Breaks Records

Friday, July 01, 2011

This past June, the sale of Marilyn Monroe's iconic ivory pleated crepe "Subway Dress," which she wore in "The Seven Year Itch," sold for $5.52 million to an unnamed buyer.

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Features

Marilyn Monroe Turns from Young Starlet to Film Icon on Brooklyn's Silver Screen

Friday, July 01, 2011

July is a good month for film fans partial to a platinum coif and a breathy voice. Marilyn Monroe will spend two weeks on the silver screen at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in a 14-film retrospective brimming with blond perkiness right down to its name: Marilyn! The festival runs from July 1 through 17.

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