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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe)

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe)

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.

Jane Russell Dorothy Shaw
Marilyn Monroe Lorelei Lee
Charles Coburn Sir Francis Beekman
Elliott Reid Ernie Malone
Tommy Noonan Gus Esmond
George Winslow Henry Spofford III
Marcel Dalio Magistrate
Taylor Holmes Mr. Esmond Sr.
Norma Varden Lady Beekman
Howard Wendell Watson
Steven Geray Hotel Manager

Art Direction Lyle R. Wheeler
Screenplay Charles Lederer
Director Howard Hawks
Art Direction Joseph C. Wright
Novel Anita Loos
Sound Designer Roger Heman Sr.
Theatre Play Joseph Fields
Producer Sol C. Siegel
Original Music Composer Hoagy Carmichael
Original Music Composer Eliot Daniel
Original Music Composer Lionel Newman

United States of America / 20th Century Fox / 91 minutes / Released 1953-07-14

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