15 episodes

Lively discussions and debates on any and all topics related to Marilyn Monroe, hosted by Marilyn Monroe historian and collector Scott Fortner, together with author, historian, and founder of LA Woman Tours, Elisa Jordan. Follow us on Instagram: @allthingsmarilynpodcast

All Things Marilyn Scott Fortner & Elisa Jordan

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 73 Ratings

Lively discussions and debates on any and all topics related to Marilyn Monroe, hosted by Marilyn Monroe historian and collector Scott Fortner, together with author, historian, and founder of LA Woman Tours, Elisa Jordan. Follow us on Instagram: @allthingsmarilynpodcast

    Luke Yankee, Son of Eileen Heckart and Writer/Director of "Marilyn, Mom, & Me"

    Luke Yankee, Son of Eileen Heckart and Writer/Director of "Marilyn, Mom, & Me"

    We had the pleasure recently of interviewing actor, director, producer, professor, and playwright Luke Yankee, who wrote and directs, Marilyn, Mom, & Me. Luke is the son of Oscar, Golden Globe, Emmy and Tony-award winning actress Eileen Heckart, who co-starred with Marilyn in the film Bus Stop. In this episode of the All Things Marilyn Podcast, you'll hear great stories about Luke's mom and of course Marilyn: What was the relationship like between Marilyn Monroe and Eileen...

    • 35 min
    Michael Arnold, Grandson of Photojournalist Eve Arnold

    Michael Arnold, Grandson of Photojournalist Eve Arnold

    In this episode of the All Things Marilyn Podcast, Scott and Elisa interview Michael Arnold, grandson of photojournalist Eve Arnold, who photographed Marilyn Monroe several times. Eve was more than just another photographer of Marilyn’s, she was her friend and confidant. With this interview, listeners will hear new stories and discover new insights on Marilyn Monroe:Learn about what it was like for Eve to be a female photojournalist in a male dominated profession. Discover how Eve came t...

    • 49 min
    The Battle to Save Marilyn Monroe's Final Home

    The Battle to Save Marilyn Monroe's Final Home

    In this episode of the All Things Marilyn Podcast, we discuss and share opinions about the recent news that the City of Los Angeles Planning and Development Department approved a requested permit to demolish Marilyn Monroe's home, located in Brentwood, CA. This was the only house she ever owned on her own, and the location where she passed away in 1962. The pending demolition was announced in a New York Post article. All Things Marilyn co-hosts Scott and Elisa review and discuss th...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    President Kennedy's Birthday Gala: Fact vs. Fiction | What's really true and what's folklore?

    President Kennedy's Birthday Gala: Fact vs. Fiction | What's really true and what's folklore?

    In this episode of All Things Marilyn we break down the facts and the rumors about President Kennedy's birthday gala at Madison Square Garden in New York on May 19, 1962. What are the facts? What's true and not true? There are so many stories, rumors, legends, and lies about this historic event: Marilyn bought five tickets at $1,000.00 to attend President Kennedy’s birthday gala, even though she was a performer! Who were the other four tickets for?What’s the history of the gown Marilyn w...

    • 45 min
    Jane Russell Author Christina Rice: It's time to "Tussle with Russell"

    Jane Russell Author Christina Rice: It's time to "Tussle with Russell"

    In this episode of the All Things Marilyn Podcast, we interview Christina Rice, author of “Mean…Moody…Magnificent! Jane Russell and the Making of a Hollywood Legend.”We had a wonderful time chatting with Christina about all things Jane. How she was discovered by Howard Hughes and Howard Hawks.Facts about her role in and publicity for The Outlaw.Why she was known as, "The Motionless Picture Actress."The true life parallels between Marilyn Monroe and Jane.Jane's relationship with Marilyn, ...

    • 48 min
    All Things Marilyn Interviews Francine Gifford-Deir, Marilyn Monroe's Niece

    All Things Marilyn Interviews Francine Gifford-Deir, Marilyn Monroe's Niece

    For the Season 2 premiere of the All Things Marilyn Podcast, hosts Scott and Elisa interview Francine Gifford-Deir, biological granddaughter of Charles Stanley Gifford and Marilyn Monroe's niece. Last year, Francine provided a hair sample for a DNA test that proved definitively that Stan Gifford was Marilyn's father. In this interview, Francine provides intimate details and stories about her family, and describes in detail what Stan Gifford was like as a person. Was the relationship...

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

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73 Ratings

73 Ratings

Angelfalls10 ,

The Real Marilyn Monroe

This podcast is the best you’ll ever find on Marilyn Monroe! It’s informative, thought provoking, and consistently sharing the proven truth about her life. The hosts are true experts on the woman, her life and the controversies that surround her. If you want the truth, then look no further because this is the real deal!

Katlaj ,

Refreshing!

Refreshingly accurate, candid, informative and thoroughly enjoyable! I’ve learned so many new things, and relived some great memories. This is a MUST listen for any True Marilyn fan. ❤️

Funny-girl1942 ,

MM house

It was an honor and a privilege to be a part of the movement to help save Miss Monroe’s beautiful home. Thank you Scott for kickstarting the campaign. We got into good trouble! #activismiscool

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