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Monroe, Marilyn 1926-1962

Overview
Works: 2,132 works in 5,185 publications in 19 languages and 109,571 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Biography  Gangster films  Romantic comedy films  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Costume designer, Dedicatee, Creator, Other, Lyricist, Contributor, Vocalist, Artist, Collector, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Marilyn Monroe
 
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Most widely held works by Marilyn Monroe
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

159 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during Prohibition, two men, sought by the mob, disguise themselves as girls and join a female jazz band. When they fall in love complications naturallly ensue, which makes for a crazy comedy
All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

40 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young aspiring actress becomes the secretary to an aging star and uses everyone to get to the top. From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo
Gentlemen prefer blondes by Jule Styne( Visual )

92 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy about the adventures of two beautiful showgirls--an apparently stupid blonde golddigger and her provocative brunette friend--during a voyage from New York to Paris
The seven year itch by Billy Wilder( Visual )

99 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plain, middle-aged married man, Richard Sherman sends his wife Helen and his young son Ricky off to vacation at the seashore in Maine during a sultry summer in New York City. They escape but he must remain behind in the heat, to make money. He sees them off at the train station, promising to eat properly, and neither smoke nor drink. He will be sensible, not play around as soon as his wife leaves like so many other men. That is until he meets his new upstairs neighbor--subletting for the summer--a stunning, curvaceous, wide-eyed blonde with a giggly voice. Sherman is already prone to Walter-Mittyish fantasies, and in a flash his lively imagination goes into full gear as he battles the seven-year itch
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

68 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following her divorce, a lonely young woman befriends a couple of down-on-their-luck cowboys. Both men desire her, but she longs for only one, who represents for her the freedom she's never had. Teaming up with a weather- beaten rodeo rider, the foursome goes into the mountains on a quest for rare and elusive wild horses. There they come to realize that, for all their differences, they share fundamentally similar needs and desires
How to marry a millionaire by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

65 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three New York models, Schatze, Pola, and Loco sublet a luxury penthouse apartment with a plan: they are tired of cheap men and a lack of money, so they'll use all their talents to trap and marry millionaires. The trouble is that it's not so easy to tell the rich men from the hucksters. Recent divorcee Schatze meets real-estate mogul Tom, but thinks he looks like a gas station attendant. Loco gets involved with a married man, but falls for forest ranger Eben. Blind as a bat Pola refuses to wear her glasses, and thus winds up on the wrong plane, but meets Freddie--who actually owns the penthouse they're renting! So which is better: to marry for love or money?
Bus stop by Joshua Logan( Visual )

73 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy-drama about a naive but brash young cowboy from Montana who goes to Phoenix to compete in a rodeo and learns about life and love from a cafe singer whom he tries to force into marriage
Irving Berlin's There's no business like show business by Walter Lang( Visual )

42 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tuneful Irving Berlin musical that depicts the trials and triumphs of a veteran vaudeville family. Molly and Terry Donahue start out as a duo and keep adding kids to the act until they finally become The 5 Donahues. Their busy and tumultuous lives aren't always easy, but the Donahues have plenty of love to get them through the hard times and more than enough talent to keep them on top. Highlighted by one classic Irving Berlin song after another and an array of dazzling production numbers
Niagara by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

77 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the quaint motel overlooking the famed falls seems like the perfect honeymoon retreat, in fact, it's where the young and beautiful Rose Loomis plans to kill her husband George
River of no return by Otto Preminger( Visual )

54 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Calder (Mitchum), a widower, decides it's time to start a new life with his son, Mark (Rettig). After being robbed and pistol-whipped by gambler Harry Weston (Calhoun) and nursed back to health by Weston's fiancee, Kay (Monroe), Matt takes Mark and Kay on a ride down a roaring river, where they are at the mercy of wild animals and a lawless frontier
Howard Hawks' Monkey business by Howard Hawks( Visual )

40 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chemist discovers a potent rejuvenation drug that restores youth but with some hilarious results
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )

16 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and French and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bitter and lonely, big city girl Mae Doyle, returns home to the sleepy fishing village of her childhood where she meets and marries Jerry, a local fisherman. Mae attempts to settle into her marriage and motherhood, but old habits die hard. Soon boredom and frustration take over and Mae finds herself entangled in an affair with a man she knows is no good--her husband's best friend
The prince and the showgirl by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

32 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and German and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1911 and the coronation of George V is upcoming. Many of the worlds dignitaries are turning up for the event, including Prince Charles, the Regent of Carpathia, is running the country until his son King Nicolas comes of age in eighteen months. Nicolas is pro-German. Charles is pro-English. This would be unimportant but Carpathia has the fourth best army in Europe, and the young man is getting impatient. In an attempt to curry favor with the Prince, he is treated to a trip to see a musical, where he meets actress Elsie Marina. He has an appreciative eye for showgirls, but he gets more than he bargained for with Elsie. Introduced to the eccentric Queen Dowager, Elsie's unfamiliarity with royal protocol and manners charms her thoroughly, and Elsie ends up being made lady in waiting, and attends the coronation
Let's make love by George Cukor( Visual )

37 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a wealthy bachelor who learns that he is to be parodied in an upcoming off-Broadway review
The asphalt jungle by John Huston( Visual )

22 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a smog-choked city somewhere in the American Midwest, an aging criminal mastermind, newly released from prison, hatches a plan for a million-dollar jewel heist and draws a wealthy lawyer and a cherry-picked trio of outlaws into his carefully devised but inevitably doomed scheme"--Container
Home town story by Arthur Pierson( Visual )

36 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A politician, bitter because he believes big business is responsible for his election loss, and his secretary vow to expose big business for the evil monster it is. He must change his mind when the town's biggest company goes to the rescue of his sister when she is trapped in a cave
Don't bother to knock by Roy Baker( Visual )

20 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful babysitter begins an affair with one of the guests in the hotel where she is a live-in babysitter. But when the child she cares for interrupts their lovemaking, the sitter becomes a dangerous madwoman
My dream duets by Barry Manilow( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manilow demonstrates that he is a fan celebrating his own musical heroes who have inspired him through the years. From cherished idols like Judy Garland and Louis Armstrong to contemporary icons like Whitney Houston and John Denver. Barry has joined together with them in his recording studio, emerging with a collection of remarkable duet classics
O. Henry's full house( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories
Conversations with Marilyn by William J Weatherby( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Some like it hot
Alternative Names
Baker, Norma Jane.

Baker, Norma Jean

Baker, Norma Jean 1926-1962

Baker, Norma Jeane

Baker, Norma Jeane 1926-1962

Di Maggio, Norma Jean Mortenson

Di Maggio, Norma Jean Mortenson 1926-1962

DiMaggio, Norma J. 1926-1962

DiMaggio, Norma Jean Mortenson 1926-1962

Dougherty, Norma J. 1926-1962

Dougherty, Norma Jean Mortenson

Dougherty, Norma Jean Mortenson 1926-1962

Dougherty, Norma Jeane 1926-1962

Maarlin Moniroo

Marilyn

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe actrice et chanteuse américaine

Marilyn Monroe actriu, model i cantant estatunidenca

Marilyn Monroe actriz, cantante e modelo estadounidense

Marilyn Monroe actriz, cantante y modelo de los Estados Unidos

Marilyn Monroe actriz, cantante y modelu estaunidense

Marilyn Monroe aktorka amerykańska

Marilyn Monroe Amerikaans actrice

Marilyn Monroe amerikai színész, fotómodell, énekesnő

Marilyn Monroe Amerikana nga aktres, modelo, ken kumakanta

Marilyn Monroe amerikansk skuespillerinne, modell, sanger og filmskaper

Marilyn Monroe attrice, cantante, modella e produttrice cinematografica statunitense

Marilyn Monroe US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Marilyn Monroe yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä, laulaja ja malli

Merilin Monro

Merilina Monro

Miller, Norma J. 1926-1962

Miller, Norma Jean Mortenson

Miller, Norma Jean Mortenson 1926-1962

Monro, Mėrilin

Monro, Mėrilin 1926-1962

Monro, Merilina, 1926-1962

Monroe, Marilyn

Monroe, Marilyn 1926-1962

Monroe, Marylin.

Mortensen, Norma Jean

Mortensen, Norma Jeane

Mortenson, Norma J. 1926-1962

Mortenson, Norma Jane Baker.

Mortenson, Norma Jean

Mortenson, Norma Jean 1926-1962

Mortenson, Norma Jeane

Mortenson, Norma Jeane, 1925-1962

Μέριλιν Μονρόε

Бейкер Н. Д. 1926-1962

Мерилин Монро

Мерилін Монро

Мерілін Монро

Монро, Мэрилин

Монро, Мэрилин, 1926-1962

Мортенсон Н. Д. 1926-1962

Мэрилин Монро

Мэрилин Монро 1926-1962

Мэрилин Монро американская киноактриса, певица и секс-символ

Мэрылін Манро

Норма Джин Бейкер Мортенсон 1926-1962

Մերիլին Մոնրո

מארלין מאנרא

מרילין מונרו שחקנית אמריקאית

جين، نورما، 1926-1962

حسين الحمراني شخصيت حسين النائلي

مارلن منرو

مارلين مونرو

مارلين مونرو، 1926-1962

مارلین مۆنڕۆ جذابين

ماريلين مونرو

ماریلین مونرو

مرلن منرو

مریلین مونرو

म्यारिलीन मुन्रो

मर्लिन मुनरो

मर्लिन मुनरो अमेरिकी अभिनेत्री, मोडेल, र गायिका

মেরিলিন মনরো

মেৰীলিন মনৰো

ਮਰਲਿਨ ਮੁਨਰੋ

மர்லின் மன்றோ

మార్లిన్ మన్రో

ಮ್ಯಾರಿಲಿನ್ ಮೊನ್ರೊ

മരിലിൻ മൺറോ

มาริลิน มอนโร

ມາຣິລິນ ມອນໂຣ

မာရီလင်မွန်ရိုး

მერილინ მონრო

메릴린 먼로

መሪሊን መንሮ

ម៉ារីលីន ម៉ុនរ៉ូ

マリリン・モンロー

モンロー, マリリン

瑪莉蓮夢露

玛丽莲·梦露

玛丽莲·梦露 美国女演员

瑪麗蓮·夢露 美國女演員

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All about EveIrving Berlin's There's no business like show businessRiver of no returnLet's make loveDon't bother to knockGoddess : the secret lives of Marilyn MonroeThe secret life of Marilyn Monroe