20 June 2014

Cinespia Presents Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

At the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on June 21st, be sure to stop by and enjoy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes! Hosted by Cinespia, the film stars Marilyn Monroe as Lorelei Lee, a diamond obsessed showgirl engaged to the son of a wealthy disapproving father. With Jane Russell playing her best friend, Dorothy Shaw, the two take a work trip to France. Lorelei's fiance finances the trip, however his father is wary of the girls and sends along a private investigator to keep an eye on them should they get up to any shenanigans. Hijinks ensue as the girls voyage gets underway, with many laughs and musical numbers along the way. So, please join us at Hollywood forever for a screening of this classic comedy. Tickets are available at Cinespia.org

Charles Coburn's famous monocle was no affectation, but actually corrected an eye deficiency. "No point having two window panes where one will do," was always his explanation.

Director Howard Hawks with Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe