The Seven Year Itch Overview:

The Seven Year Itch (1955) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Billy Wilder and produced by Billy Wilder and Charles K. Feldman.

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Marilyn: Behind the Icon – The Seven Year Itch

By Gary Vitacco-Robles on Aug 10, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Marilyn: Behind the Icon –The Seven Year Itch Delivers Monroe?s Immortal Iconic Image In 1955, after Marilyn Monroe left Hollywood to study at The Actor?s Studio in Manhattan, she sat in a booth in a diner facing Lowe?s State Theatre on Broadway. Friend and actor Eli Wallach sat across ... Read full article


The Seven Year Itch (1955)

By Beatrice on Feb 26, 2016 From Flickers in Time

The Seven Year Itch Directed by Billy Wilder Written by Billy Wilder and George Axelrod from Axelrod’s play 1955/USA Charles K. Feldman Group/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Repeat viewing/Netflix rental This is not one of Billy Wilder’s most highly rated films but I think it&#... Read full article


The Seven Year Itch

By Michael on May 20, 2014 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

The Seven Year Itch (Billy Wilder, 1955) This romantic comedy staring Marylin Monroe and Tom Ewell became one of the most iconic moments of Monroe’s career. The famous white dress blowing over the subway trap that unveils her legs to the audience and the male main character. Adapted ... Read full article


The Seven Year Itch (1955)

By Robert Liwanag on Jan 29, 2014 From Pretty Clever Films

Some of cinema?s most iconic moments are relatively simple ones ? Harry Lime appearing out of the shadows, Darth Vader revealing his secret to Luke, or lonely Travis Bickle rehearsing in front of a mirror. The Seven Year Itch has one for the books, too. Marilyn Monroe stands over a subway grating in... Read full article


“That Silly Little Dress” – The Seven Year Itch (1955)

By Christina Stewart on Jan 29, 2014 From Pretty Clever Films

As we wrap up the month of Billy Wilder here at Pretty Clever Films, let?s take a look at the costumes of one of his funniest sex comedies from the 1950?s, The Seven Year Itch. The film is based on the stage play by George Axelrod and had a bevy of censorship-related issues before the film could be ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Richard Sherman: There's gin and vermouth. That's a martini.
The Girl: Oh, that sounds cool! I think I'll have a glass of that. A big tall one!


The Girl: I think it's just elegant to have an imagination. I just have no imagination at all. I have lots of other things, but I have no imagination.


Richard Sherman: 'What happened at the office? Well, I shot Mr. Brady in the head, made violent love to Miss Morris and set fire to three hundred thousand copies of Little Women. That's what happened at the office.' What *can* happen at the office?


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Facts about

Tom Ewell won the 1953 Tony Award for Actor in a Drama for "The Seven Year Itch" in the role of Richard Sherman, which he reprised in this film.
Monroe was anxious to work with Wilder but had to agree to do "There's No Business Like Show Business" before Fox would allow her to do "The Seven Year Itch."
The movie premiere was on June 1st, 1955 which happened to be Marilyn Monroe's 29th birthday.
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