Day 4: Marilyn Monroe
It’s Marilyn Monroe day! We have a great group of bloggers lined up to honor the brilliant and tormented starlet.
- Good friend Bobby Rivers on the unusual dynamic of Monroe & Merman: The Odd Couple.
- Lesya from Eternity of Dream takes a look at the haunting technicolor noir Niagara.
- H.P. Oliver is back at the blogathon! Today he takes a look at the The Seven Year Itch.
- Also returning is Aurora from Once Upon a Screen with a lovely pictorial covering Marilyn’s career
- Sarah from True Classics takes the time to get to know Marilyn
- Calum Campbell of Manalishi Films on Some Like It Hot
- Cliff from Immortal Ephemera is back with some interesting press clippings on Monroe.
- The Lady Eve joins the blogathon with the excellent essay Marilyn Monroe: Out of a Dream
- Angela from The Hollywood Revue, who is in the midst of her annual Blogging Under the Stars event, lists her five favorite Monroe performances
- Jessica from Comet Over Hollywood joins us with a video submission
- Le is back with a wonderful essay entitled Profiles of Women: Marilyn Monroe (note: hit the translate button at the bottom of the page)
- R.C. from The Shades of Black and White with her wonderful piece entitled Just Marilyn
- Carley of Kitty Packard weighs in with a a great entry: The Birth of an Actress: Marilyn Monroe in ‘Don’t Bother to Knock’
Jill Blake is the owner of the classic film website Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence. She is also a co-founder and editor of the film site The Black Maria and film editor at CC2K. In 2012, she was interviewed on-air by Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz. In 2013, she was a featured guest on the TCM podcast. In her spare time Jill is a stay-at-home mom, wife, fried okra connoisseur, and the neighborhood’s own L.B. Jeffries.