July 20, 2015 /

“Billy Dear, please dress me forever. I love you, Marilyn.” Note from Marilyn Monroe to costume designer, William Travilla: On “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”: .

June 1, 2014 /

“Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.”  Marilyn Monroe

May 28, 2014 /

A comedic everyman who played foil to the bombshells of an era recounts what happened that night in New York when they shot the famous subway scene. .

May 28, 2014 /

  “It takes a smart brunette to play a dumb blonde.”  Marilyn Monroe

October 2, 2013 /
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.

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…