Movies Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (TCF 1953, Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell) Published 5 months ago on September 17, 2018 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes sees Fifties screen sirens Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell in made-to-order roles. A pair of gold-digging showgirls from the canebrake?a sassy, street-smart brunette and a sexy, naive blonde pursue potential husbands on an ocean cruise. Glossy, big-budget Hawks adaptation of the Broadway hit based on an Anita Loos story. Jule Styne’s songs include ‘Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend.’ Twentieth Century Fox proposed the 1953 version of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes as a project for Betty Grable, but after seeing Marilyn Monroe in Niagara the studio backed the sex symbol. production details USA | Twentieth Century Fox | 91 minutes | 1953 Director: Howard Hawks Script: Charles Lederer, Anita Loos, Joseph Fields, cast Arthur Tovey as Stagehand Marilyn Monroe as Lorelei Lee Noel Neill as Passenger (uncredited) Charles Coburn as Sir Francis Beekman Elliott Reid as Ernie Malone Jane Russell as Dorothy Shaw Tommy Noonan as Gus Esmond George Winslow as Henry Spofford III Marcel Dalio as Magistrate Taylor Holmes as Mr. Esmond Sr. Norma Varden as Lady Beekman Howard Wendell as Watson Steven Geray as Hotel Manager Henri Letondal as Grotier (uncredited) Bess Flowers as Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Robert Fuller as Chorus Boy (uncredited) Ralph Peters as Passport Official (uncredited) Harold Miller as Restaurant Patron Judy Landon as Chorus Girl (uncredited) Ron Nyman as Chorus Boy (uncredited) Monty O’Grady as Ship Passenger (uncredited) Colin Kenny as Wedding Guest (uncredited) George Chakiris as Chorus Boy Anita LoosArthur ToveyCharles CoburnCharles LedererComedyElliott ReidGeorge WinslowHoward HawksHoward WendellJane RussellJoseph FieldsMarcel DalioMarilyn MonroeMusicNoel NeillNorma VardenRomanceTaylor HolmesTommy Noonan Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes24 hours ago Strike Back: Season 7 Episode 5 (Cinemax Fri 22 Feb 2019) Episode 5: Following a high-speed jungle ambush in Myanmar, the suitcase nukes end up in the hands of Jean-Baptiste Zaza... Episodes24 hours ago Don’t Be Tardy: Loaded Statement (S7EP3 Bravo Fri 22 Sep 2019) Loaded Statement: The Biermanns get serious about defending themselves and decide to attend a gun safety course after a break-in... Episodes24 hours ago Hawaii Five-0: E’ao lu’au a kualima (S9EP17 CBS Fri 22 Feb 2019) E’ao lu’au a kualima: Junior is torn between his duties as a member of Five-0 and his feelings for his... Episodes24 hours ago Secrets of the Morgue: Overkill (S1EP12 ID Fri 22 Feb 2019) Overkill: When a brutally murdered woman is found floating near the yacht club at Newport Beach, Calif., after the coroner... Episodes24 hours ago Speechless: G-A– GAME N-I– NIGHT (S3EP15 ABC Fri 22 Feb 2019) G-A– GAME N-I– NIGHT: When Maya insists that it’s time to meet Izzy, a reluctant JJ arranges a game night... search EPISODES Episodes24 hours ago Mystery in San Luis Obispo airs Fri 22 Feb 2019 on ID When two female college students vanish from the city of San Luis Obispo, Calif., clues are elusive, but one detective... Episodes24 hours ago The Cool Kids: Sid’s First Relationship (S1EP3 FOX Fri 22 Feb 2019) Sid’s First Relationship: The gang rallies around Sid to help him through his commitment issues to new beau John. Meanwhile,... Episodes24 hours ago The Blacklist: Marko Jankowics (S6EP8 NBC Fri 22 Feb 2019) Marko Jankowics: When Liz (Megan Boone) and Jennifer (guest star Fiona Dourif) search for a woman who may know a... advertisement MOVIES Movies1 week ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies1 week ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies1 week ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.