Marilyn Monroe: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us this summer for the Palm Springs Cultural Center’s Hollywood Signature Classics Film Series featuring the works of Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe. Each film screens weekly, Weds @ 7:00 p.m. at the Camelot Theatres in the Palm Springs Cultural Center. The series begins Wed, July 10 and runs through Wed, Sept 11.
GENTLEMAN PREFER BLONDES (1953)
Comedy Music/ Romance
Lorelei Lee (Marilyn Monroe) is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond (Tommy Noonan), 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 (Jane Russell), Esmond Sr. hires Ernie Malone (Elliott Reid), a private detective, to follow her and report any questionable behavior that would disqualify her from the marriage.
JULY 10 – NIAGRA
JULY 17 – GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES
JULY 24 – HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE
JULY 31 – SOME LIKE IT HOT
AUGUST 7 – SEVEN YEAR ITCH
AUGUST 14 – BUS STOP
AUGUST 21 – LET’S MAKE LOVE
AUGUST 28 – MONKEY BUSINESS
SEPT 4 – WE’RE NOT MARRIED
SEPT 11 – THE MISFITS
Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, comedian, singer, and model. She became on of the world’s most enduring iconic figures and is remembered both for her winsome embodument of the Hollywood sex symbol and her tragic and professional struggles within the film industry.