Tag: Marilyn Monroe

January 12, 2014 /

IT’S A mystery that involves Australia’s most prolific Academy Award winner, a missing manuscript and the Hollywood star who was once his lover. While few Australians have heard of the costume designer Orry-Kelly, he won three Oscars in the 1950s – for An American in Paris, Les Girls and Some…

January 3, 2014 /

I was looking at those wardrobe sketches in the previous post… And I think they look like the costumes in 1953’s “How to Marry a Millionaire.” . Premiere:

December 9, 2013 /

Mink for every day… 1954 Mink for the President’s birthday – 1962

October 2, 2013 /
September 28, 2013 /

I’m going over notes on the edit – but look at that, I managed to post something. Thanks for dropping in. A lot has been written about Marilyn’s last film—her clashes with Cukor, the support of Dean Martin—but what I thought was interesting about this footage was her consummate skill,…

September 28, 2013 /
August 1, 2013 /

Photograph: Shaan Kokin/Julien’s Auctions /Rex Features Passport photographs of celebrities – in pictures | Life and style | The Guardian.

July 19, 2013 /

Recalling a portrait session with Marilyn Monroe that took place in his studio in May 1957, Avedon said, “For hours she danced and sang and flirted and did this thing that’s—she did Marilyn Monroe.” via MoMA | Richard Avedon. Marilyn Monroe, actress, New York. May 6, 1957.