A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with series of real events in her life.
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 The Baseball Player 2 episodes, 2001
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 Otto Ose 2 episodes, 2001
Niklaus Lange ...
 Bucky Glazer 2 episodes, 2001
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 Young Norma Jean 2 episodes, 2001
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 Della Monroe 2 episodes, 2001
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Tony Harvey ...
 Mr. Pearce 2 episodes, 2001
Trisha Noble ...
 Dr. Mittelstadt 2 episodes, 2001
John Lee ...
 Director J. 2 episodes, 2001
Matthew O'Sullivan ...
 Lee Strasberg 2 episodes, 2001
Andrew Clarke ...
 Laurence Olivier 2 episodes, 2001
Warwick Rimmer ...
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Don Halbert ...
 Max Lurie 2 episodes, 2001
Robin Cuming ...
 Director B. 2 episodes, 2001
Gary Lantzsch ...
 Mr. Haring 2 episodes, 2001
Michael Carman ...
 Director H. 2 episodes, 2001
Colin MacPherson ...
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 Porn Dealer 2 episodes, 2001
Jennifer Congram ...
Lisa Heenan ...
 Mrs. Mount 2 episodes, 2001
Richard Neal ...
 Mr. Mount 2 episodes, 2001
Mark Mitchell ...
 Texas Oilman 2 episodes, 2001
Alan Lock ...
 Doctor Bob 2 episodes, 2001
Craig McDonald ...
 Casting Director 2 episodes, 2001
Bruce Hughes ...
 Clark Gable 2 episodes, 2001
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 Drama Teacher 2 episodes, 2001
Marita Wilcox ...
 Bess Glazer 2 episodes, 2001
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Angela Stapleton ...
 Delivery Nurse 2 episodes, 2001
Erik Donnison ...
 Gynecologist 2 episodes, 2001
Greg Parker ...
 Doctor Bender 2 episodes, 2001
Soula Alexander ...
Hamish Hughes ...
 Louis Calhern 2 episodes, 2001
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 Neighbor Woman 2 episodes, 2001
Megan Will ...
 Pier Little Girl 2 episodes, 2001
James Bridekirk ...
 British Reporter 2 episodes, 2001
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 Actor at White Party 2 episodes, 2001
Phillip Lowe ...
Richard Morgan ...
Renee Henderson ...
 Jane Russell 2 episodes, 2001
Vonnie Pilgrim ...
 Old Woman 2 episodes, 2001
Kim Knuckey ...
 Rastaurant Owner 2 episodes, 2001
Jim Daly ...
 Plane Supervisor 2 episodes, 2001
Constance Lansberg ...
 Sanitarium Nurse 2 episodes, 2001
Keir Saltmarsh ...
 Radio Reporter 2 episodes, 2001
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 Assistant to Director J. 2 episodes, 2001
Lew Luton ...
 Doctor #2 2 episodes, 2001
Simone Oliver ...
 Fair Princess 2 episodes, 2001
Stuart Halusz ...
 Dark Prince 2 episodes, 2001
Bev Killick ...
 Ladies Room Attendant 2 episodes, 2001
Chris Fortuna ...
 Guy in the Liberty 2 episodes, 2001
Mark Guerin ...
 Director HH 2 episodes, 2001
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 Assistant #2 2 episodes, 2001
Roxanne Baker ...
 Little Girl 2 episodes, 2001
Craig Blumeris ...
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 Boy who tries to kiss NJ 2 episodes, 2001
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Liza Dennis ...
 Marylin's wardrobe assistant 2 episodes, 2001
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 The Playwright 2 episodes, 2001
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 Paula Strasburg 2 episodes, 2001
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 I.E. Shinn 2 episodes, 2001
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A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with series of real events in her life: childhood years, first marriage to James Dougherty, meeting with the photographer Otto Ose, career with XX Century Fox, relationship with her mother, foster parents, life wasters Charles Chaplin Jr. (Cass) and Edward G. Robinson Jr. (Eddie G), baseball player Joe DiMaggio, playwright Arthur Miller and many other people. Written by David Shahoumian <dave2070@gmail.com>

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Imagine if Marilyn Monroe could tell you her secrets... tonight she will.

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Biography | Drama

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13 May 2001 (USA)  »

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The dress worn by Poppy Montgomery in the 'Gentleman Prefer Blondes' scene is the same replica dress worn by Madonna in her Marilyn inspired 'Material Girl' video. See more »

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Norma Jean Baker: I'm the President's personal wind-up sex toy.
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Connections

References Niagara (1953) See more »

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I Wanna Be Loved By You
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Written by Bert Kalmar, Herbert Stothart and Harry Ruby
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All Right as Fiction
14 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

I was going to blast this movie as completely garbage when I read some of the other reviews here---one in particular that said plainly and clearly that the viewer must remember that this is a work of pure fiction. On that basis, the movie has its good points. But fiction or not, the real characters in Marilyn Monroe's life are still portrayed here and not thinly disguised either. I often think a good movie is one that makes you think about it and stays with you after the ending. This is what happened to me, so I changed my mind about how I feel about it. I have been thinking about Blonde (a dull and unimaginative title---why the writers did not come up with something less lame is foremost in my mind) and have come to the conclusion that it does have merits. The actress, Poppy Montgomery, I never heard of her, but that is beside the point, does resemble Marilyn in some shots while in others, you are looking at a bad costume job. The wigs in this movie were horrible and so stiff and completely absurd in some shots. It was pleasant to hear the real Marilyn sing Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend, but Montgomery was no dancer and the dubbing was inconsistent. Still I praise her performance. She portrays the vulnerability that Marilyn had, but she does not give off any backbone--or maybe that is the point. I do not know if that was her intention to portray Marilyn as weak. Maybe her weakness helped destroy her. I do not know. I do recommend this movie, but with the warning that it is fiction. I never read the book and have no desire to. I have read many biographies of Monroe, so if you are looking for the real life story of Marilyn, this is not the place to start.


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