The Prince and the Showgirl

Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier. Two fantastic stars but who would have ever pictured them together in a film? If you've seen this movie, though, you'll know that it looks like they're having a fantastic amount of fun. The quirks that riddle Olivier's Prince Regent make him a delight to watch and Monroe's showgirl is a sweet and romantic creature... who then completely and totally seduces Olivier. It's riotous. He directs and she gets a wonderful amount of screen time. The only thing I regret is that the image on the poster is never in the film -- Marilyn is always in a white dress and he doesn't quite show that degree of passion. But still, if you consider yourself a fan of either, particularly Marilyn, I suggest you shoot this to the top of your Netflix queue.

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