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Ginger Rogers as Edwina Fulton regresses while under the influence of B4 in a publicity still for Monkey Business (1952).

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Monkey Business

Theater ad for Monkey Business (1952) with Marilyn Monroe as the top billed female over Ginger Rogers, despite being a supporting character.  The co-feature, Confidence Girl (1952) is long forgotten, as are its stars Tom Conway and Hillary Brooke.

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Marilyn Monroe behind the scenes of Monkey Business (1952).

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Cary Grant takes out the office secretary Marilyn Monroe while he’s under the influence of B4 in Monkey Business (1952).

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Ginger Rogers and Cary Grant are a happily married couple, Barnaby and Edwina Fulton, in Monkey Business (1952).

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Cary Grant, Marilyn Monroe and Charles Coburn filming a scene for Monkey Business (1952).  That could be the top of Howard Hawks’ head in the foreground.

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Cary Grant bonds with Esther the Chimp in an original publicity still for Monkey Business (1952).  He wasn’t so fond of Baby the Leopard when he made his first Howard Hawks comedy classic, Bringing Up Baby.

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Ginger Rogers is all mussed up as Edwina Fulton in a publicity still for Monkey Business (1952).

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Cary Grant starts to feel the effects of B4, the experimental youth drug, in Monkey Business (1952).

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Boss Charles Coburn has trouble relating to the Fultons who are both under the influence of B4 in an original publicity still for Monkey Business (1952).

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Howard Hawks directing Cary Grant and Marilyn Monroe in Monkey Business (1952).

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Howard Hawks filming Monkey Business (1952) with Cary Grant and Marilyn Monroe.

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Howard Hawks filming Monkey Business (1952) with Cary Grant and Esther the Chimp.  Howard’s voice can be heard over the opening credits when Cary opens the door and an off camera voice says “Not yet Cary.”

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Cary Grant wears glasses as scientist Barnaby Fulton in a publicity still with Ginger Rogers for Monkey Business (1952), as he did as paleontologist David Huxley in another Howard Hawks comedy, Bringing Up Baby.

 

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Robert Cornthwaite, Cary Grant and Marilyn Monore (1952).  Robert was also part of the scientific team in Howard Hawks’ The Thing.