Marilyn monroe and james dean relationship
Elia Kazan: A Life by Elia KazanElia Kazans varied life and career is related here in his autobiography. He reveals his working relationships with his many collaborators, including Harold Clurman, Lee Strasberg, Clifford Odets, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, James Dean, John Steinbeck and Darryl Zanuck, and describes his directing style as he sees it, in terms of position, movement, pace, rhythm and his own limitations. Kazan also retraces his own decision to inform for the House Un-American Activities Committee, illuminating much of what may be obscured in McCarthy literature.
James Dean and Marilyn Monroe ~ Flowers for a Ghost
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Dean met Monroe in and the pair quickly adjourned to a romantic weekend at a beachfront cottage. Marilyn did, in fact, visit Fire Island on several occasions during , as the Strasbergs owned a holiday home there. Dean was friendly with the Strasbergs due to his association with the Actors Studio. However, no such tryst has ever been mentioned until now. As with the Brando story, it seems unlikely that an encounter between such iconic stars would take so long to be revealed. And the quotations attributed to Marilyn do not appear in any other source. Before his untimely death in September , Dean was said to have been one of several actors considered as a possible co-star for Marilyn in Bus Stop the part eventually went to newcomer Don Murray.