Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

directed by Howard Hawks
List(s):"Movie One"
Category: "Musical"
Year of Release:1953
Date Added:12/31/2014
Date Watched:01/04/2015
Description:Showgirls Dorothy (Jane Russell) and Lorelei (Marilyn Monroe) travel to France for Lorelei's marriage to millionaire Gus. But Gus's father thinks she just wants his money and sends private detective Ernie along to check up on her. Dorothy and Ernie fall for each other. Lorelei latches unto Sir "Piggy" Beekman, the owner of a diamond mine. Dorothy catches Earnie taking a photo of Gus and Lorelei in what appears to be a compromising position. She helps Lorelei get the film, and when she shows it to Piggy, he gives her his wife's diamond tiara as thanks. But Piggy's wife wants it back and takes Lorelei to court. In the end, Piggy's wife gets her tiara, Lorelei gets Gus and his money and Dorothy ends up with Ernie.
My Rating:6

Reviews for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Review - Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

The parts of this movie are greater than the whole. There are several good lines and amusing scenes, and the songs aren't bad. But the plot doesn't hold up and the characters, especially Lorelei's, are hard to root for. It wasn't serious enough for me to care how it ended, nor was it supposed to be.
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