Liz Smith: Marilyn Monroe: 50 Years Dead And More Alive Than Ever!
Huffington Post - over 4 years
"WHAT DO you dream?" "My dreams are too intimate to be revealed in public." "What is your nightmare?" "My nightmare is the H-bomb, what's yours?" So it went between Marilyn Monroe and writer Alan Levy, in the very last interview Marilyn gave, to Redbook magazine. (It appeared after her death.)
Over the weekend-- Saturday or Sunday--it was the 50th anniversary of the death of Marilyn--half a century! Because of the varying versions of when she died and when her body was discovered, it could be either date. In the years since I've had this column, I've probably written as much about this young woman, so long gone, than other stars who were, or are, alive and thriving. Indeed, my column was the impetus for 20th Century Fox to dig out the many glorious hours of the unfinished "Something's Got To Give," which gave the lie to the idea Marilyn was performing in a drug-and-drink-induced coma. In fact, it seemed that director George Cukor was playing the diva on this set. (And by t
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