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"She was a poet on a street corner trying to recite to a crowd pulling at her clothes.”

by Owen Sound
"She was a poet on a street corner trying to recite to a crowd pulling at her clothes.” by Owen Sound
“I knew I belonged to the public and to the world, not because I was talented or even beautiful, but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else.” “She is pure cinema.” – JOSHUA LOGAN “Marilyn is not any one thing; she’s multidimensional. As an actress, she has lots of imitators- but only Marilyn survives.” – ELI WALLACH “Marilyn Monroe is the greatest farceuse in the business, a female Chaplin.” – JERRY WALD “She was an absolute genius as a comedic actress, with an extraordinary sense for comedic dialogue. It was a God-given gift. Believe me, in the last fifteen years there were ten projects that came to me, and I’d start… Read more

“I knew I belonged to the public and to the world, not because I was talented or even beautiful, but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else.”

“She is pure cinema.”JOSHUA LOGAN

“Marilyn is not any one thing; she’s multidimensional. As an actress, she has lots of imitators- but only Marilyn survives.”ELI WALLACH

“Marilyn Monroe is the greatest farceuse in the business, a female Chaplin.”JERRY WALD

“She was an absolute genius as a comedic actress, with an extraordinary sense for comedic dialogue. It was a God-given gift. Believe me, in the last fifteen years there were ten projects that came to me, and I’d start working on them and I’d think, ’It’s not going to work, it needs Marilyn Monroe.’ Nobody else is in that orbit; everyone else is earthbound by comparison.”BILLY WILDER

“Every pore of that lovely translucent skin is alive, open every moment – even though this world could make her vulnerable to being hurt.”MONTGOMERY CLIFT

“Marilyn played the best game with the worst hand of anybody I know.”EDWARD WAGENKNECHT

“Marilyn’s a phenomenon of nature, like Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon. All you can do is stand back and be awed by it.”NUNNALLY JOHNSON

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