Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, and Tommy Noonan in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Jane Russell and the Olympic team in a scene from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Jane Russell laments Ain’t There Anyone Here for Love?” in a scene from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) with the Olympic team in training.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe behind the scenes of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), Jane was always helpful and supportive of a very nervous and insecure Marilyn.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe are Two Little Girls from Little Rock in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), although neither of them can be described at little, and they’re not in the least bit southern,

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe in a scene from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953). Photographed together, Jane was usually on the left.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe in a double ceremony with Elliot Reid and Tommy Noonan in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell pose on the set of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe in a publicity still for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

The Outlaw

Jane Russell in a publicity still for The Outlaw (1943). Howard Hawks began work on The Outlaw in 1941, but left the Howard Hawks production after a week or so to direct Sergeant York. He worked again with Jane in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953).