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Marilyn and Sinatra (Susan Elkin reviews)


This exploration of the relationship between Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra is predicated on author Sandro Monetti’s discovery that Monroe played a stack of Sinatra’s records the night she died of a drugs overdose in 1962. His voice was therefore the last she heard. This bijoux piece – billed at one hour but actually coming in at 15 minutes less – imagines and explores their connections, some of them pretty intimate, between 1954 and 1962 ….

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Susan Elkin
Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016
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