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Marilyn Monroe Gown and ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ Leotard Sell for Over 250,000 at Auction

Kim Kardashian just missed out on another Marilyn Monroe collectible.After the “Kardashians” mogul donned two Monroe gowns for the 2022 Met Gala festivities, select costumes from Monroe’s film legacy were auctioned during a four-day “Hollywood Legends” event hosted by Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles.A sheer white gown worn by Monroe in the 1954 musical comedy […]

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Nehemiah Persoff, Character Actor Known For Yentl, The Twilight Zone, Some Like It Hot, Dies At 102

As reported today by Variety, Nehemiah Persoff, a prolific Hollywood character actor whose career spanned six decades, has passed away at the age of 102 in San Luis Obispo, CA. Persoff began acting in films in 1948 with an uncredited walk-on role in “The Naked City,” and would also play various roles in the 1959 TV adaptation. […]

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Nehemiah Persoff, Actor in ‘Yentl,’ ‘Some Like it Hot,’ Dies at 102

Nehemiah Persoff, who appeared as Barbra Streisand’s rabbi father in “Yentl” and had roles in hundreds of films and TV series including “Some Like It Hot” and “On the Waterfront,” died Tuesday in San Luis Obispo, Calif. He was 102.His death was confirmed by his daughter, Dahlia. Beyond prolific, Persoff racked up almost 200 credits […]

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Billy Wilder: from poor Austrian journalist to Hollywood superstar

The director’s newly translated writings reveal how his life as a penniless reporter shaped his hit moviesIn an arresting scene from one of director Billy Wilder’s most famous films, Some Like It Hot, Marilyn Monroe sashays along a Chicago railway station platform in a figure-hugging outfit, leaving Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis gobsmacked.Until now, few […]

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Edgar Wright Lists His 100 Favorite Comedies, Including ‘Popstar’, ‘Some Like It Hot’ and More

Edgar Wright isn’t just the director of comedy treasures like Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World’s End. He’s also an educated cinephile and comedy connoisseur with a deep knowledge of the biggest and best laughs ranging from classics in Hollywood’s Golden Age to contemporary hits. Since many of you are probably looking […]

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