Marilyn Monroe Line Takes 65 Takes
Marilyn Monroe's birthday is June 1, and author Stephen Schochet says there are still many odd tales left to tell about the infamous Hollywood icon.
Thursday, May 27, 2010 1:32 GMTHOLLYWOOD (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) Movie icon Marilyn Monroe was such a perfectionist, it once took her 65 takes to nail one little line.
In honor of Monroes birthday (June 1), Stephen Schochet author of Hollywood Stories: Short, Entertaining Anecdotes About The Stars And Legends Of The Movies! is exposing lesser-known tales of the blonde bombshell.
That includes the time it took Monroe 65 takes to spit out the simple line, Its me, sugar, in her 1959 flick Some Like It Hot.
Schochet says it was her only line in that scene but she wouldnt deliver it right until she felt everything was perfect.
Another secret about Monroe: She tried to imprint her butt instead of her hands in the cement at Graumans Chinese Theater in 1953 because she figured that was the body part shed be most remembered for anyway, but her risque request was denied.
Finally, Schochet says it took Monroe longer to apply her make-up for movies than it took Boris Karloff to turn into Frankenstein.© Copyright 2010 Wireless Flash News Inc