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Arthur Miller And Marilyn Monroe


Arthur Miller is termed by some as one of the greatest American playwrights of all times. American literature and cinema became richer with stupendous contribution of Arthur Miller. The Crucible, All My Sons and Death Of A Salesman are some of his finest plays. His talents in writing were manifested early, when he wrote his first book, No Villain. He was still in University then. His association with 20th Century Fox began with his writing scripts for them. In 1940, Arthur Miller married his college sweetheart, Mary Slattery. Arthur Miller's play,All My Sons, was directed By Elia Kazan and the show ran for three hundred and twenty eight performances. Miller's efforts were rewarded by New York Drama Critics Award and two Tony Awards.

Much later in life, he received the Pulitzer Prize. Arthur Miller is famous in history not only as a great author or playwright. He is also famous for a famous woman in his life, the unforgettable Marilyn Monroe. The romance of Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe is fascinating. What can one say about one of the most enigmatic and intriguing woman in the history of Hollywood? Marilyn Monroe's real name was Norma Jeane Baker and at the age of twenty-nine, she joined the Hollywood film industry. With her beautiful face and light blonde hair, Monroe was the ultimate fantasy of every man of her era. She was in relationships with many famous men including the former President of United States and personalities like Arthur Miller and Joe DiMaggio.

Some of her notable films were Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Marry A Millionaire, The Seven Year Itch, Bus Stop and Some Like It Hot.Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe were married in a civil ceremony in White Plains, New York. The wedding was kept a secret from both the press and the public. Though nominally raised as a Christian, Monroe converted to Judaism before she married Arthur Miller.

She played her part of a dutiful wife when she was married to Miller, for when Miller was without work or money, she earned for the family. Miller was shrewd as far as his wife's money went and it is alleged that he charged Monroe's production company for buying and shipping an expensive car to America. Miller in his own way wanted to gift his wife The Misfits, but by the time filming began, their relationship was beyond any mending.

A Mexican divorce in 1961 saw the end of the marriage between two real life misfits. Unfortunately, some relationships just do not work. Read more on this at My Dear Valentine.
 

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