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The Prince and the Showgirl (1957) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Laurence Olivier and produced by Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe.

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Marilyn: Behind the Icon - The Prince and the Showgirl

By Gary Vitacco-Robles on Jul 21, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Marilyn: Behind the IconAs Producer and Star, Monroe Dazzles inThe Prince and the Showgirl Sir Laurence Olivier and Monroe Director Joshua Logan considered the collaboration of Marilyn Monroe and Sir Laurence Olivier ?the best combination since black & white.? After renegotiating her contr... Read full article

My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)

By Kristen on Jan 7, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film

I recently saw My Week with Marilyn, the film that inspired my Month with Marilyn and the movie tells of the squabbles and difficulties associated with filming The Prince and the Showgirl. ?My review of My Week with Marilyn will run in a couple of days but it’s fun to watch this movie, the fin... Read full article

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Elsie Marina: Oh, don't give me that. I'm an American citizen, no one can do anything to me. Besides, who cares about your old Balkan revolutions, anyway? You have them all the time.

Elsie Marina: [having learned the details of the Regent's "party"] You know, there's a word for what you are and it's not Deputy Head of the Far Eastern Department.

Elsie Marina: Better luck next time, only not with me, of course.

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Writer Terence Rattigan had initially expressed doubts about an actor of Laurence Olivier's stature playing such a mundane character. His doubts were allayed when he saw Olivier play the part on stage.
Laurence Olivier was reputedly so driven mad by Marilyn Monroe's difficult behaviour that he practically abandoned directing for the screen, only returning in 1970 to make Three Sisters.
The only film Marilyn Monroe made outside of the American continent.
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