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Of all the films that I would love to see in a Blu-ray collection, I don’t know if I could find a set more perfect than this.  Marilyn Monroe has fascinated me since I was a little girl.  I used to try to dress up like her in Hollywood glam style.  I wasn’t endowed with the appropriate curves back then, but I made do with tissue paper stuffed in all the right pieces of clothing and tight belts.  One of my favorite films of all time is Some Like it Hot and her amazing career led her to act along side legendary men and women like Lauren Bacall, Betty Grable, Robert Mitchum, Clark Gable, Montgomery Clift, Jack Lemmon and of course, Tony Curtis.  I am ecstatic to have the opportunity to not only watch the Forever Marilyn collection in it’s entirety, but also to share it with my Seven Days of Marilyn installment starting August 1.  I will review one of these fantastic films each day until I have watched and adored all of them!  I look forward to seeing the films refreshed by the Blu-ray quality and features that are available in this collection!  Follow me over the next week to see what all the hub-bub is about and Enter our Forever Marilyn: The Blu-ray Collection Giveaway plus check out a clip HERE!

From Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment:

Celebrate the life, the legend and the beauty of Marilyn Monroe.  The iconic blonde bombshell shines in high definition in FOREVER MARILYN: THE BLU-RAY COLLECTION.  With classics like The Misfits and Some Like It Hot as well as new-to-Blu-ray titles How to Marry A Millionaire, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Seven Year Itch, There’s No Business Like Show Business and River of No Return this unique set of films, those that made Marilyn a star, is a collector’s dream.  Marking the 50th anniversary of the passing of this Hollywood legend, the seven disc collection will be available as a Blu-ray set and individual titles beginning July 20th Internationally (Germany) and on July 31st in North America from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

The Misfits

A sexy divorcée falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle in early-sixties Nevada.

Some Like It Hot

When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

How to Marry A Millionaire

Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Two singers, best friends Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris pursued by a private detective hired by Lorelei’s fiancé’s disapproving father to keep an eye on her, a rich, enamoured old man and many other doting admirers.

Seven Year Itch

When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor

There’s No Business Like Show Business

Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.

River of No Return

A frontier farmer takes off with his son and a saloon singer after the man who stole his rifle and his horse.

 All great films made by quite a woman, I look forward to writing about them all!  For the latest in Pop Culture news, interviews and reviews follow me, @CatEdison and @ScreenInvasion on Twitter!

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Cat is an Austinite once removed with an affinity for film, TV, comics, graphic novels, and really anything she can read or watch. She gets emotionally invested in movie, television and literary characters, to an unhealthy degree. Cat has always had a passion for writing and there is little she loves more. Hopeful cynic and funny lady.