Remembering Marilyn Monroe: Her Famous Movie Clips

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Tomorrow is the 50 year anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death. In honor of her memory, we’ve complied some of her most famous movie clips, all completed during the 1950s. Whether you’ve seen them before or are viewing them for the first time, we hope you enjoy getting to know a little piece of Marilyn through these clips.

The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
The film tells the story of a group of men planning and executing a jewel robbery. Marilyn played a minor, but key role in the film.

Monkey Business (1952)
Cary Grant discovers rejuvenation serum, which turns him, his wife (Ginger Rogers), his boss (Charles Coburn), and his secretary (Marilyn Monroe) into teenagers again.

Gentlemen Prefer Blonds (1953)
Two singers, best friends Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw (Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell) travel to Paris pursued by a private detective hired by Lorelei’s fiance’s disapproving father to keep an eye on her.

The Seven Year Itch (1955)
A married man whose wife is on vacation falls for the blond bombshell (Marilyn Monroe) who lives upstairs.

Some Like it Hot (1959)
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

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