Essays Tagged: "Marilyn Monroe"

Drug Testing in Schools

rugssuch as marijuana and cocaine can become addictive and worse of all fatal. famouspeople such as Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, River Phoenix, and Kurt Cobain,have all died from drug overdoses. Non ...

(2 pages) 152 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Music & Other Entertainment

e great performers through-out the century.There have been great performers as in Dorothy Dandridge,Marilyn Monroe,Frank Sintara,Sammy Davis Jr.,Temptations and etc.These performers have dominated the ...

(1 pages) 47 0 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Norma Jeane...Marilyn Monroe.

Norma JeaneI did my report on Norma Jeane, also known as Marilyn Monroe. Norma Jeane was born on June 1, 1926 at the Los Angeles General Hospital. Her mother ... e met photographer and agent, David Conover. He got her connections into Hollywood.Norma Jeane, now Marilyn Monroe, was an actress for 16 years. She made 29 films, 24 of which were in the first 8 year ... oles as a supporting and leading actress. The first movie that I found was Dangerous Years in 1947. Marilyn played a waitress and her role was cast at the bottom of the list of credits. In 1948 Marily ...

(3 pages) 78 0 2.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Marilyn pours out on her last interview

ir whole day. In the morning, the garbage men that go by 57th Street when I come out the door say, "Marilyn, hi! How do you feel this morning?" To me, it's an honor, and I love them for it. The workin ... k, oh, it's a girl. She's got blond hair and she's not out of shape, and then they say, "Gosh, it's Marilyn Monroe!" And that has it's, you know, those are times it's nice. People knowing who you are ...

(16 pages) 57 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Marilyn's life: A depiction of Hollywood life

Marilyn Monroe personified Hollywood glamour with an unparalleled glow and energy that enamored the ... ergy that enamored the world. Though an alluring beauty with voluptuous curves and a generous pout, Marilyn Monroe was more than a 50s sex goddess. Her apparent vulnerability and innocence in combinat ... ith an innate sensuality has endeared her to the global consciousness for more than half a century. Marilyn's life demonstrated the effects of her personal struggles as well as the triumph of her spir ...

(6 pages) 54 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Historical reading of Peter Weir's film 'Dead Poets Society'.

ck from being different. The world of Hollywood changed drastically as stars such as James Dean and Marilyn Monroe portrayed characters that were exciting new symbols of rebellion. James Dean in parti ...

(1 pages) 31 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Some notes on the "Crucible"

ple.Arthur Miller-author of "The Crucible" and several other famous plays-was married to sex symbol Marilyn Monroe- investigated by the Congressional Un-America Activities Commitee for suspicion of co ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marilyn Monroe: THE START

MARILYN MONROEMarilyn Monroe's status as a sex symbol and popular icon has set a standard for Americ ... er career and Monroe was soon taking modeling classes. Word got around and then next thing you know Marilyn Monroe's face was on the cover of magazines everywhere. This excited Monroe and she gave up ... ed to the public and to the world" (#3) .After moving to Hollywood Norma Jean Mortenson soon became Marilyn Monroe. In 1946 Monroe got a contract with 20th century fox and is from then on known as the ...

(2 pages) 56 2 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Andy Warhol - 20th Century Genius

s to capture portraits of everyday objects and celebrities like Elvis Presley, Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe. When critics attacked his work as boring and unoriginal, he would reply that he was ... k provides an instantly intelligible chronicle of what mattered most to people, from the suicide of Marilyn Monroe to the ascendancy of Red China..." (Rosenblum and Whitney, 1979).Warhol once remarked ...

(5 pages) 202 2 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Crucible - what is there about the society of Salem, which allows the girls stories to be believed?

Act 1. The Crucible was written in the 1950s by Arthur Miller (married to Marilyn Monroe in 1956) during the time America was suspicious of the spread and influence of commun ...

(10 pages) 27 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe was a great American idol. Women wanted to be her, and men want ... ican idol. Women wanted to be her, and men wanted to be with her. Although she died at a young age, Marilyn led a very fulfilling life. She made numerous movies, appeared in countless magazines, and m ... ies, appeared in countless magazines, and made a huge impact on the average American's life. Marilyn was born on June 1st, 1926 as Norma Jeane Mortensen at a hospital in Los Angeles, California ...

(1 pages) 35 1 2.1 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

VW Vs. Boroff

Position Paper: Marilyn Manson T-Shirt vs. Van Wert Board of Education I chose to write my position paper on a case ... .This case involves the dress policy at Van Wert High School. The petitioner, Nicolas Boroff wore a Marilyn Manson t-shirt to school and was asked to change the shirt, turn it inside out, or go home a ... cy states "cloths with offensive illustrations"¦are not acceptable." The background of Marilyn Manson is the following. His name is derived from a celebrity, Marilyn Monroe, and a serial ...

(4 pages) 513 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mass Media Comparison Task

e March 1992 issue of Playboy wearing a low-cut evening gown. She was subsequently called "the next Marilyn Monroe" in press reports.While performing at a Strip Club, Smith met 89 year old oil billion ... Smith's stomach.The Weekend Australian's Title of their article is 'Anna Nicole Smith follows idol Marilyn'. I found this to be an effective title and photo to headline this article for the article b ...

(4 pages) 124 0 1.7 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Do Blondes Have More Fun?

DO BLONDES HAVE MORE FUN? Riddle me this, Batman: what do Marilyn Monroe, Barbie, and Pamela Anderson have in common? That's right, they're all blondes! One i ... rd to miss someone when her hair is bright enough to give the sun a run for its money. Would Marilyn Monroe have become so popular had it not been for her attention grabbing highlighter 'do? Of ...

(4 pages) 1407 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dying To Be Thin

ty? Is it Hollywood or the inner person? I believe that true beauty is in the inner person.In 1970, Marilyn Monroe, who was size twelve, was accepted to be beautiful. Since then, size two has become a ...

(3 pages) 15 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Marilyn Monroe

shy 21 year old to become the blond sex goddess of the Twentieth Century (p.21). In the biography, Marilyn Monroe: a Life of the Actress, the author, Carl E. Rollyson, attempts to link the actress? c ... nsecurities played an important part in shaping the most popular American movie star of the 1950?s, Marilyn Monroe.Norma Jeane Mortensen was born in 1926 in Los Angeles to a very emotionally unstable ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Marilyn's Letter

MARILYN MONROE HER LAST DAYS Ella was doing a gig at the Cloisters nightclub in Hollywood, and I sto ... stage to visit after the show. We were chatting, mostly about nothing, when who should walk in but Marilyn Monroe! I guess my jaw dropped. I mean, is there a man on earth who wouldn't have been in sh ... ess my jaw dropped. I mean, is there a man on earth who wouldn't have been in shock at the sight of Marilyn Monroe in person? She had been in the audience with well-known French actor, Yves Montand, a ...

(2 pages) 14 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Obsession with Weight in the Entertainment Industry.         Have you

t? At the same glance, have you ever seen even the slightest blemish in their skin? Did u know that Marilyn Monroe wore a size 12? In today's entertainment industry, the emphasis seems to be on being ... y." From this moment on, even though there were times when voluptuousness was still admired as with Marilyn Monroe, American women could never be too thin.

(6 pages) 1847 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Memories of the 1950’s

s teen idol James Dean, and who can forget the day that music died and the famous the famous beauty Marilyn Monroe? Also the greatest television show started airing on November 5, 1951. Plus the best ... Mexican folkloric song into rock and roll.One of the most memorable people of the 1950?s has to be Marilyn Monroe. You can go anywhere in the world, mention her name and they will surely know who she ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

An analysis of the movie the 7 year itch.

out about his friendship with the blond who lives upstairs. This movie is considered by many to be Marilyn Monroe's best work and the movie that got her the title of one of the sexiest movie stars in ... hanges was the removal of a physical relationship between Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell) and The Girl (Marilyn Monroe), as a comedy featuring adultery went against Hollywood production codes. In the film ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis