Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Charles Coburn and Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

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Charles Coburn as Piggy in an original publicity still for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

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Charles Coburn and Marilyn Monroe in a publicity still for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

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Charles Coburn, Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell and Elliot Reid in an autographed publicity still for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Charles Coburn as “Piggy” in an original publicity still for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953).  Charles was in Howard Hawks’ previous picture, Monkey Business. “This is Oxley speaking.”

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Elliot Reid and Charles Coburn in a scene from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

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Charles Coburn and Marilyn Monroe in an original publicity still for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Monkey Business

Marilyn Monroe wipes the smirk off Cary Grant’s face and Charles Coburn feels the burn in a scene from Monkey Business (1952)

Marilyn Monroe wipes the smirk off Cary Grant’s face and Charles Coburn feels the burn in a gif from Monkey Business (1952)

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Monkey Business

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Mr. Oxley’s secretary Miss Laurel is worried about her punctuation in Monkey Business (1952) so she makes sure she’s always at work on time.  Mr. Oxley explains hiring her “Anyone can type.”

Monkey Business

Scientist Cary Grant presents a written report on the creation of his youth drug in an original publicity still for Monkey Business (1952).

Monkey Business

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Charles Coburn hoses down Marilyn Monroe as Ginger Roger’s old boyfriend Hugh Marlowe shows off his mohawk in the laboratory where the youth drug B4 was created in an original publicity still for Monkey Business (1952)

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Marilyn Monroe slaps Cary Grant and it’s felt by Charles Coburn in an original publicity still for Monkey Business (1952)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Charles Coburn and Marilyn Monroe dancing in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953).  Marilyn needs a stronger under arm anti-perspirant.

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Elliot Reid and Charles Coburn in an original publicity still (1953)

Monkey Business

Robert Cornthwaite, Charles Coburn and Marilyn Monroe in an original publicity still for Monkey Business (1952)