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- Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 
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- Some Like it Hot 
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Actress Marilyn Monroe made only 30 movies before her death at the early age of 36, but it's safe to say that she made quite a mark in that short time!
Her first role (albeit uncredited) was in 1947 for the movie The Shocking Miss Pilgrim. She went on to have larger roles in movies such as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Monkey Business, The Seven Year Itch, and she won a Golden Globe in 1960 for Best Motion Picture Actress - Musical/Comedy for Some Like it Hot.
Few actresses are more iconic and recognizable, and Barnes and Noble is remembering the blonde bombshell on the 50th anniversary of her death on August 5, 1962 with a special 50% discount on the book "Marilyn: Intimate Exposures"
The special pricing is only valid on Sunday, August 5, 2012, so click here to view more information about the book and to purchase a copy of your own.
We haven't received our review copy yet, so I can't elaborate on the contents of the book first-hand, but the description of the book is as follows:
Includes frameable print!
2012 is the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's death, and this lavishly illustrated volume celebrates her enduring beauty through photographs by legendary Hollywood photographer Bruno Bernard. Bernard's iconic photograph of Marilyn standing over the subway grate in a billowing white dress is synonymous with Hollywood glamour and sex appeal, and many of the images here have never before been published. They cover key moments in Marilyn's life, including her first professional sitting in 1946, all enlivened by fascinating excerpts from Bruno's journal.
Fans of the blonde bombshell will also treasure the stunning, frameable print included with this keepsake book, and both Jane Russell (Marilyn's co-star in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) and Lindsay Lohan have contributed forewords.
Win a Free Copy of the Book!
You have a chance to win a free copy of the book by leaving a comment below. Tell us your favorite Marilyn Monroe movie, a particular memory you have of her, or what you think of the state of women's roles in movies in the past 50 years. Whatever comes to mind that is pertinent to the subject at hand!
After a week, we'll draw a name from those who commented, and select one to receive a copy of the book! You can leave as many comments as you wish, but you are only entered once in the drawing no matter how many times you comment. Only one book will be given away.
Update: We received our copy of the book and are looking it over. It's big! A full review will follow in the near future.
Update: The promotion at Barnes & Noble is over, but Amazon has it for 49% off, which is close enough for us.
Update: We've extended the giveaway deadline to Sunday, August 19, 2012. Leave your comment below for your chance to win!
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