I found a few better pictures of the Hallway Dress from ‘The Seven Year Itch’ below So I updated my pattern, re-drafting the front drape detail so that it curves from the high hip down the front with a center godet and the waist now points in the front. The client for the dress above is quite tall so its a bit long on the dress form. I will be offering this version in my Etsy shop Morningstar84 as soon as i’m back from my break in January
We have long suspected that Marilyn’s death may well have been murder, intended to provide potential ammunition to silence the Kennedy family if they broke silence about the President’s assassination.)
Recent partial disclosure of Marilyn Monroe’s FBI file reveals that J. Edgar Hoover directed the FBI to monitor the late, unfortunate Ms. Monroe because of her suspected communist affiliations.
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The redacted document reveals that on July 11, 1956, the agency got a tip that an anonymous male caller phoned the Daily News to report that the actress’s company, Marilyn Monroe Productions, was ‘filled with communists’ and that money from the company was being used to finance communist activities.
The file continues up until the months before her death, and also includes several news stories and references to Norman Mailer’s biography of the actress, which focused on questions about whether Monroe was killed by the government.
There have been two major government investigations into Monroe’s demise – the original inquiry immediately after her death and another effort by the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office in 1982.
The second inquiry, released in December 1982, reviewed all files available investigative reports, including files compiled by the FBI on her death. The records, the DA’s office noted, were ‘heavily censored.’
‘On the basis of my own involvement in the case, beginning with the autopsy, I would call Monroe’s suicide “very probable,”‘ Noguchi wrote. ‘But I also believe that until the complete FBI files are made public and the notes and interviews of the suicide panel released, controversy will continue to swirl around her death.’