By Eric Neuhoff Posted yesterday at 11:38 AM, Updated yesterday at 4:16 PM Marilyn Monroe on the set of Something’s Got to Give, her last unfinished film. Archives du 7eme Art/Photo12 via AFP THE FACES OF MARILYN (5/6) – On the night of August 4 to 5, 1962, the star was found lifeless, aged 36. “Probable suicide” due to a mixture of gin and barbiturates. But the thesis of the assassination circulates. 60 years ago the heroine of Some like it hot disappeared. From Norma Jeane, the calendar pin-up, to the icon painted by Andy Warhol, passing by the Hollywood star, her many facets have forever forged the image of Marilyn Monroe. Tracking back. It’s a public danger. Faced with her, the husbands lose their heads. It disturbs the peace of households, undermines the morale of the nation. His escapades with the Kennedys threaten state security. Apparently she keeps a diary. The dose of medication she takes is gargantuan. She becomes a problem. Already, a mistress who insists a little too much is embarrassing. A world star who doesn’t understand that she has to stay in the closet is downright annoying. The FBI gets involved. Hoover wiretaps her. The Cold War is in full swing. Read also Death of Marilyn: original plot of pop culture, on Arte Marilyn devoured the classics – admire the photo where she is immersed in Ulysses. She doesn’t read anything anymore, except maybe Harold Robbins. She sinks. In a daze, she scribbles… This article is for subscribers only. You have 87% left to discover.Cultivating your freedom means cultivating your curiosity.Continue reading your article for €0.99 the first month Already a subscriber? Login
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