Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Poster

Release Date: August 1st, 1953

DVD Release Date: May 29th, 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
Lorelei Lee (Marilyn Monroe) is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond (Tommy Noonan), much to the disapproval of Gus' rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just after his money. When Lorelei goes on a cruise accompanied only by her best friend, Dorothy Shaw (Jane Russell), Esmond Sr. hires Ernie Malone (Elliott Reid), a private detective, to follow her and report any questionable behavior that would disqualify her from the marriage.

Cast: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid, Tommy Noonan, George Winslow, Marcel Dalio, Taylor Holmes

Director: Howard Hawks

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Friend, Marriage, Lighthearted, Temptation, Father, Playful, Love, Pursuit, 1950s