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

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foreign flyer for Monkey Business (1952)

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foreign flyer for Monkey Business (1952)

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foreign poster for Monkey Business (1952)

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Ginger Rogers and Cary Grant in an original publicity still for Monkey Business (1952).  After she split with Fred Astaire so she wouldn’t be pigeon holed as Fred’s partner, Ginger never danced with anyone else on screen.  She did not have any dancing partners before her first dance with Fred.

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Cary Grant and Ginger Rogers are a married couple unknowingly on an experimental drug in a publicity still for Monkey Business (1952)

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foreign poster for Monkey Business (1952)

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Monkey Business, Howard Hawks’ third release of the year, premiered Sep 2, 1952 in Atlantic City, Sep 3 in New York City, with a wider release Sep 5.  It was Howard Hawks’ 38th film.

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Marilyn Monroe as Lois Laurel in a production still for Monkey Business (1952).

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Hugh Marlowe as ex-boyfriend Hank Entwhistle and Ginger Rogers as happily married Edwina Fulton in an original publicity still for Monkey Business (1952)

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Cary Grant unknowingly takes the experimental drug B4, and decides to take Marilyn Monroe out to buy a new car in a scene from Monkey Business (1952).

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Cary Grant in an original publicity still for Monkey Business (1952).  He was more comfortable with the chimp than he was with the trained leopard in Bringing Up Baby (1938).

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American poster made into a foreign poster for Monkey Business (1952).

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foreign artist’s conception of Marilyn Monroe in Monkey Business (1952) , the first of three movie related images.  It’s presumed the other two images are also from film, but they’re unfamiliar.

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Cary Grant as chemist Barmaby Fulton in a screencap from Monkey Business (1952)