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Say Goodbye to the President (1985)

Documentary focusing on the last few days in the life of Marilyn Monroe, and her connection with the Kennedy brothers, John and Robert.
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Documentary focusing on the last few days in the life of Marilyn Monroe, and her connection with the Kennedy brothers, John and Robert.

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A Featureless Review of Marilyn Monroe's Last Days
19 June 2000 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

This documentary covers Marilyn Monroe's last days and focuses on her links to John and Bobby Kennedy. Unfortunately, with just one exception, the players in this story (particularly the narration) appear to be bored with the whole affair. The lighting is too dark and the music sounds like it came from a 1960's stag film. For the MM cognoscenti, very little new information is presented. The highlight of the film is the riveting testimony of Deborah Gould, who was the ex-wife of Peter Lawford. Even though she was probably just 10 years old in the early 1960's when all of this took place, she is as stunning as she is believable.


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