Marilyn Monroe in a Potato Sack

Gepostet vor 3 Jahren, 2 Monaten in #Misc #Celebrities #Marylin #Retrosexy #Sexy #Vintage

Share: Twitter Facebook Mail

I had no Idea this exists.

The story is that Marilyn was once chastised by a female newspaper columnist for wearing a low-cut red dress to a party at the Beverly Hills Hotel. According to Marilyn, the columnist called her cheap and vulgar. Not stopping there, the writer then suggested that the actress would look better in a potato sack. So, Twentieth Century Fox decided to capitalize on the story by shooting some publicity stills of Marilyn in a form fitting burlap potato sack just to prove she would look sexy in anything. The photos were published in newspapers throughout the country.

Another story was that someone just made an off-the-cuff statement that Marilyn could make a potato sack look sexy and Twentieth Century Fox took the publicity stills to prove him right.

Marilyn Monroe and the Potato Sack Dress, c.1951 (via Dangerous Minds)

Bill Murray sees Groundhog Day twice

You gotta love Bill Murray: Bill Murray Relives a Role, Seeing Broadway’s ‘Groundhog Day’ You gotta love Bill Murray: Bill…

Lemmy Crocodile

Nachdem sie an der Uni Edinburgh feststellten, dass sie das Fossil eines alten Monster-Krokodils falsch klassifiziert hatten, haben sie es…

Sasha Greys Love-Shirt

Tolles Shirt von Frau Sasha Grey mit true love und so, die Gewinne aus den Verkäufen gehen an Planned Parenthood.…

Jack Black lipsyncs Psycho Killer

Jack Blacks #RadOnes Talking Heads – Psycho Killer Ein Beitrag geteilt von Jack Black (@jackblack) am 9. Jul 2017 um 14:19…

Freddie and Bruce and the Scream

So, the funny Actionfigureshenaniganstweetoh すえきち‏ @suekichiii bought Edvard Munchs Der Schrei and he's obviously having a good time.

Poppys World 😶

Lexi Pandell auf Wired über Poppy: POP SINGER? YOUTUBE STAR? CULT LEADER? WHOEVER SHE IS, POPPY IS HERE TO TAKE…

Soundtrack For Bombs: Nuclear Explosion Test Wave

Vor ein paar Wochen lud das Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 63 vintage Videos von Atombomben-Tests bei Youtube hoch. Jede Menge…

Trump-Zitate auf alter, sexistischer Werbung

Good one: „I removed the original headlines from these misogynistic advertisements and replaced them with quotes that Donald Trump said…

Queens of the Stoned Age

Superinteressanter Text von Suketu Mehta über die Queens of the Stoned Age, eine, ähm, Arbeitsgemeinschaft von rund 30 Models, die…

Cannabis Bouquet Delivery Service

Die kalifornischen Marijuana-Bauern von Lowell Herb verschickten zum Valentinstag gestern handbestückte Cannabis-Bouquets für Stoner mit ’nem Sinn für floral Style.…

Cybernetic Serendipity 1968

Nice Walkthrough for the 1968 Cybernetic Serendipity-Exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. Some cool, early, experimental Machine-Typography…