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Monroe, Marilyn 1926-1962

Works: 2,589 works in 7,225 publications in 22 languages and 114,818 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Biographies  Film adaptations  Musical films  Gangster films  Romantic comedy films  Show business films  Film noir  Fiction 
Subject Headings: Motion picture actors and actresses 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Contributor, Other, Dedicatee, Costume designer, Composer, Lyricist, Artist, Vocalist, Collector, Interviewee, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Marilyn Monroe
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Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

219 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 4,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two unemployed musicians accidently witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-girl band
The seven year itch by Billy Wilder( Visual )

128 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband of seven years, alone in New York while his family vacations, fantasizes an affair with the TV model in the upstairs apartment
All About Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

57 editions published between 1950 and 2019 in English and French and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Joseph L. Mankiewicz's devastatingly witty Hollywood classic, backstage is where the real drama plays out. One night, Margo Channing (Bette Davis) entertains a surprise dressing-room visitor: her most adoring fan, the shy, wide-eyed Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter). But as Eve becomes a fixture in Margo's life, the Broadway legend soon realizes that her supposed admirer intends to use her and everyone in her circle, including George Sanders's acid-tongued critic, as stepping-stones to stardom. Featuring stiletto-sharp dialogue and direction by Mankiewicz, and an unforgettable Davis in the role that revived her career and came to define it, the multiple-Oscar-winning All About Eve is the most deliciously entertaining film ever made about the ruthlessness of show business"--Container
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

86 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,570 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
Gentlemen prefer blondes by Howard Hawks( Visual )

105 editions published between 1953 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bachelorette showgirl singers Dorothy Shaw and Lorelei Lee are sailing to Paris, courtesy of Lorelei's millionaire boyfriend Gus Esmond, Jr. They're also being shadowed--thanks to Gus Sr.--by private detective Ernie Malone. Lorelei gets embroiled in a contretemps involving Sir Francis "Piggy" Beekman, outspoken Lady Beekman, and a tiara. Dorothy, meanwhile, becomes involved in a running flirtation with the detective. All's well that ends well, but everything plays second fiddle to the snazzy costumes and in-your-face attitudes sported by the showgirls. One of Howard Hawks' biggest commercial hits, this lush, garish, cynical, yet fun-filled fortune-hunter satire is based on a 1949 Broadway musical and has a wisp of a plot, serving merely to tie together the lavish musical numbers
All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington moves relentlessly towards her goal: taking the reins of power from the great actress Margo Channing. The cunning Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critics see through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit
How to marry a millionaire by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

73 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,292 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 )

96 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beauregard "Bo" Decker and Virgil Blessing set out from their ranch in Montana to Phoenix, Arizona on the bus, so Bo can participate in a big rodeo. Bo is a brash, obnoxious, at times rather dislikable young man, skilled at ridin' and rustlin' and not much more. Bo has in his mind that there in the big city, he's going to find "an angel" and take possession of her. In Phoenix, he meets Cherie. She had enough gumption to get out of Arkansas, and is now trying to earn enough money to get to L.A. But Cherie isn't quite ready to become Bo's personal angel, even if it would get her out of a dive girlie club!
There's no business like show business by Walter Lang( Visual )

56 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 925 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
River of no return by Otto Preminger( Visual )

62 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his wife dies, Matt Calder and his young son begin a new life in the breathtaking, rugged Northwest wilderness, where Calder is robbed and beaten by ruthless gambler Harry Weston. When Weston's beautiful fiancée then decides to nurse Calder back to health, the insanely jealous Weston risks their lives by taking them all on a ride down a treacherous river in this spectacular looking western
Niagara by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

98 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 912 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
Howard Hawks' Gentlemen prefer blondes by Jule Styne( Visual )

25 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and French and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical about two showgirls from Little Rock searching for love and marriage aboard a luxury-liner bound for France
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and French and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A party girl decides she has had enough of the wild lifestyle and returns to her childhood home, where she finds security with a new husband but soon finds herself in an affair with his best friend
Let's make love by George Cukor( Visual )

43 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a wealthy bachelor who learns that he is to be parodied in an upcoming off-Broadway review
The prince and the showgirl by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

48 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American showgirl's love affair with a duke is challenged by politics, petty jealousies and premonitions of war
Howard Hawks' Monkey business( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chemist discovers a potent rejuvenation drug that restores youth but with some hilarious results
Home town story by Arthur Pierson( Visual )

46 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 434 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 )

37 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 405 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 babysitter becomes a dangerous madwoman
The asphalt jungle( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 372 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
My dream duets by Barry Manilow( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 354 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Some like it hot
All About EveThere'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
Alternative Names
Baker, Norma Jane.

Baker Norma Jean

Baker, Norma Jean 1926-1962

Baker, Norma Jeane

Baker, Norma Jeane 1926-1962

Beiker Norma

Beikere Mortensona, Norma Džīna, 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 Monroe

Marilyn Monroe actrice et chanteuse américaine

Marilyn Monroe actriță americană

Marilyn Monroe actriu, model i cantant estatunidenca

Marilyn Monroe actriz, cantante e modelo estadounidense

Marilyn Monroe actriz, cantante y modelu estaunidense

Marilyn Monroe Actriz, modelo y cantante estadounidense

Marilyn Monroe aktris ak chantèz amerikèn

Marilyn Monroe Ameerika Ühendriikide näitlejanna, laulja ja modell (1926–1962)

Marilyn Monroe American actress, model, and singer

Marilyn Monroe americká filmová herečka

Marilyn Monroe američka glumica, model i pjevačica

Marilyn Monroe Amerikaans actrice

Marilyn Monroe amerikai színész, fotómodell, énekesnő

Marilyn Monroe Amerikalı aktris, model ve şarkıcı

Marilyn Monroe Amerikana nga aktres, modelo, ken kumakanta

Marilyn Monroe amerikansk skådespelare, fotomodell och sångerska

Marilyn Monroe amerikansk skuespiller og sanger

Marilyn Monroe amerikansk skuespillerinne, modell, sanger og filmskaper

Marilyn Monroe amerykańska aktorka

Marilyn Monroe attrice, cantante, modella e produttrice cinematografica statunitense

Marilyn Monroe Modelo, cantora e atriz norte-americana

Marilyn Monroe Nữ diễn viên, người mẫu người Mỹ

Marilyn Monroe pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Marilyn Monroe US-amerikanische Filmschauspielerin, Ikone, Sängerin, Fotomodell und Filmproduzentin

Marilyn Monroe US-amerikanische Filmschauspielerin, Sängerin, Fotomodell und Filmproduzentin

Marilyn Monroe US-ameriska dźiwadźelnica, spěwarka a fotowy model

Marilyn Monroe yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä, laulaja ja malli

Marilyn Monroeová americká filmová herečka, modelka, zpěvačka a producentka

Marliyn Monroe

Marylin Monroe


Merilin Monro

Merilina Monro Amerikāņu aktrise, modele un dziedātāja

Merlīn Muonro

Miller, Norma J. 1926-1962

Miller Norma Jean Mortenson

Miller, Norma Jean Mortenson 1926-1962

Monro, M. (Merilina), 1926-1962

Monro Marilina

Monrō, Maririn, 1926-1962

Monro, Mėrilin

Monro, Mėrilin 1926-1962

Monro, Merilina, 1926-1962

Monroe M.

Monroe, Marilyn

Monroe, Marilyn 1926-1962

Monroe Marilyna

Monroe, Marylin.

Monroe, Marylyn

Mortensen, Norma Jean

Mortensen, Norma Jeane

Mortenson, Norma J. 1926-1962

Mortenson, Norma Jane

Mortenson, Norma Jane Baker.

Mortenson Norma Jean

Mortenson, Norma Jean 1926-1962

Mortenson, Norma Jeane

Mortenson, Norma Jeane, 1925-1962

Mortenson, Norma Jeane 1926-1962

Mortensone, Norma Džīna, 1926-1962

Μέριλιν Μονρόε

Бейкер Н. Д. 1926-1962

Мерилин Монро Американска актриса, певица и модел

Мерилин Монро америчка глумица, певачица и манекенка

Мерилін Монро американська акторка

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 50-х годов XX века

Мэрлин Монро

Мэрылін Манро

Норма Джин Бейкер Мортенсон 1926-1962

Մերիլին Մոնրո

מארלין מאנרא

מרילין מונרו שחקנית אמריקאית

جين، نورما، 1926-1962

حسين الحمراني بازیگر سوپراستار پیشین هالیوود

مارلن منرو

مارلىن مونرو

مارلين مونرو، 1926-1962

مارلين مونرو ممثلة امريكية، عارضة ازياء ومغنية

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 അമേരിക്കന്‍ ചലചിത്ര നടന്‍

මැරිලින් මොන්රෝ

มาริลิน มอนโร

ມາຣິລິນ ມອນໂຣ

မာရီလင်မွန်ရိုး အမေရိကန် ရုပ်ရှင်မင်းသမီး၊ မော်ဒယ်နှင့် အဆိုတော်

მერილინ მონრო

먼로, 마릴린 1926-1962

먼로, 메릴린 1926-1962

메릴린 먼로 미국의 배우, 모델, 가수

모텐슨, 노마 제인 1926-1962

베이커, 노마 진 1926-1962

መሪሊን መንሮ

ម៉ារីលីន ម៉ុនរ៉ូ

ᱢᱮᱨᱤᱞᱤᱱ ᱢᱚᱱᱨᱳ

マリリン・モンロー アメリカの女優、モデル

モンロー, マリリン

モンロー, マリリン, 1926-1962


瑪麗蓮·夢露 美國女演員


𐌼𐌰𐍂𐌹𐌻𐌹𐌽 𐌼𐍉𐌽𐍂𐍉