Happy Birthday, Marilyn Monroe Double

Girls School

Cinema- Buff Club

The marvelous and infamous Norma Jeane’s 95th birthday would have fallen on June 1st this year, so we are celebrating with a Marilyn Monroe double! With glamour and laughs aplenty, you’ll be dazzled by her wit and charm in two of Marilyn’s most fun and feel-good romantic comedies from the 50s

THE EVENT
3.30pm: Doors Open
4.00pm: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
5.00pm: Food vendor open for service
5.40pm: How to Marry a Millionaire
8.00pm: Food vendor closes

Make your double movie viewing experience complete with tasty food and bevs! Gourmet toasties and warming soup will be available for purchase from MELTS from 5.15pm – 8.15pm. The Bar and Candy Bar will be open for snack and drink service from doors at 3.30pm and will close at 11.00pm. Come early or stick around after your film to make the most of your visit.

THE FILMS

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Lorelei Lee is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond, much to the disapproval of Gus' rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just after his money. When Lorelei goes on a cruise accompanied only by her best friend, Dorothy Shaw, Esmond Sr. hires Ernie Malone, a private detective, to follow her and report any questionable behavior that would disqualify her from the marriage.

Director: Howard Hawks
Cast: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid, Tommy Noonan
Genre: Musical | Romance | Comedy
Rated: PG
Consumer Advice: The content is mild in impact
Run time: 1h31
Language: English
Year of Release: 1953

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How to Marry a Millionaire
Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.

Director: Jean Negulesco
Cast: Lauren Bacall, Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, David Wayne, Rory Calhoun, Cameron Mitchell, Alexander D’Arcy
Genre: Romance | Comedy
Rated: PG
Consumer Advice: The content is mild in impact
Run time: 1h35
Language: English
Year of Release: 1953


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