Tag: Marilyn Monroe

January 14, 2013 /

Darlings, I have a Golden Globes hangover – a couple of pix to tide you through a quiet day here in beguiling Hollywood. The best party in town… 1956: 1962:

November 28, 2012 /

[Tom Ewell’s] most successful and arguably most identifiable role came in 1952 when he began the Broadway production of The Seven Year Itch. With Vanessa Brown as “The Girl”, the show ran for almost three years, and Ewell played the part more than 900 times, as he said when he…

November 27, 2012 /

Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe on set: Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe in action: .

November 21, 2012 /

Producer Al Christie (he produced hundreds and hundreds of comedy shorts) and bathing beauties salute old Hollywood. . Songwriters: WHITING, RICHARD / MERCER, JOHNNY . Hooray for Hollywood That screwy, ballyhooey Hollywood . Where any office boy or young mechanic Can be a panic, with just a goodlooking pan Where…

November 9, 2012 /

This is another “Model Mother” posing with her child at the Ambassador Hotel pool. Photograph by Ralph Morris: At noon finish chapter 3, Back to Black, of YOU DON’T OWN ME…

November 9, 2012 /

This is a “Model Mother” arriving at work for the Blue Book Modeling Agency at the Ambassador Hotel in 1945: Take a look at the hatbox the child is carrying. It says, Blue Book Models Hollywood…

November 9, 2012 /

In 1945 the Blue Book Modeling Agency was run by a woman named Emmeline Snively and located at the Ambassador Hotel on Wilshire Blvd. Marilyn Monroe was their most famous model.

November 8, 2012 /
June 11, 2012 /

I’ll just tell you what I know. And, my darling chickadees – it’s all hearsay as the divine Ms. Monroe had already departed the Hollywood scene well before I was born. Below is a photograph of Marilyn in a movie titled, “The Dangerous Years” in 1947. Here is a picture…