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Hollywood at home

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
When told she was not the star of the film, Marilyn Monroe was quoted: "Well whatever I am, I'm still the blonde."

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Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
Broadway star Gwen Verdon had one number as a hotel maid, but her sexy moves were deemed obscene. She was cut, although her name appears in some cast lists, and her scene re-shot with a non-musical performer.

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Queen Christina
The scene where Christina goes around the room at the inn, remembering the night she spent with her lover, was choreographed so meticulously that Greta Garbo performed the scene to a metronome.

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vicotria lucas host Join Victoria Lucas as our host for Hollywood at Home. Lucas provides historical background and a Hollywood insider's look at our Saturday night films. A film producer and screenwriting consultant, Lucas comes from a family of actors, producers, writers, and directors. Join Lucas each week for fascinating insights to our Hollywood at Home feature.

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Hollywood Home reel

gentlemen_prefer_blondesGentlemen Prefer Blondes
Saturday, June 25 at 9 p.m.

Two showgirls on the lookout for rich eligible bachelors run into numerous complications during a trip to Paris.




gentlemen_marry_brunettes_medGentlemen Marry Brunettes
Saturday, July 2 at 9 p.m.

Sibling chorus girls (Jane Russell, Jeanne Crain) go to Paris and live like their mother and aunt who were 1920s flappers.




garbo_queen_christinaQueen Christina Saturday, Julu 9 at 9 p.m.
The 17th-century Swedish queen (Greta Garbo) falls in love with the Spanish ambassador (John Gilbert) while posing as a boy.

Sources: IMDb, TCMDb, NY Times Movie Reviews, Wikipedia

Hollywood at Home
Film Trivia with host Victoria Lucas