Marilyn Monroe’s Favorites

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-Beverage:  Dom Perignon 1953

-Female Singer:  Ella Fitzgerald

-Film Performances:  The Asphalt Jungle and Don’t Bother to Knock

-Playwrights:  Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams

-Restaurant:  Romanoff’s (in Hollywood)

-Perfume:  Chanel No. 5

-Beauty Product:  Nivea Moisturizer

-Colors:  Beige, Black, White and Red

-Artists:  Goya, Picasso, El Greco, Michelangelo and Botticelli

-Book:  How Stanislavsky Directs by Michael Gorchakov

-Male Singer:  Frank Sinatra

-Photograph:  Cecil Beaton’s photo of Marilyn in her white dress

-Plays:  A Streetcar Named Desire and Death of a Salesman

-Poets:  John Keats and Walt Whitman

-Store:  Bloomingdale’s

-Writers:  Fyodor Dostoyevsky, J.D. Salinger, George Bernard Shaw and Thomas Wolfe

-Musicians:  Louis Armstrong, Earl Bostick, Ludwig Van Beethoven and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

-Actresses:  Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow, Ginger Rogers, Marie Dressler and Olivia DeHavilland

-Actors:  Clark Gable, Charlie Chaplin, Charles Laughton, Will Rogers, Cary Grant, John Barrymore, Tyrone Power and Richard Widmark

-Personal Remembrance:  Korea

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