Around The Web: Lost Photos Of Marilyn Monroe, French Ban Benz And More

Aug 1, 2013

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Lost Photos Of Marilyn Monroe, French Ban Benz, Full Moon And Sleep, And For Sale - A 1958 Chevrolet Pick-Up Truck With One Mile On Its Odometer And Pic Of The Week.

 

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Lost Marilyn Photo  Trove On The Block

From the The New Your Daily News the latest Marilyn news, 1000’s of photos are going to change hands. Want to own some of the most intimate photographs taken of Marilyn Monroe by famed photographer Milton Greene? Now is the time for you to finally get that Marilyn Monroe photo collection underway. Nearly 4,000 photos taken for the New Yorker will be auctioned off starting July 27 by Profiles in History. But wait there’s more buy the photos and the seller promises to include the negatives, and the cherry on top, the copyrights.
 

Credit VanDerBrink AuctionsThis 1978 Corvette has covered only 5 miles since it rolled off the production line.Edit | Remove

The Almost No Mile Car Collection

The New York Daily News screams this headline: Lambrecht auto auction to feature an unbelievable fleet of nearly-new classic Chevrolets you have to read this to believe it. “These vintage vehicles might be decades old, but many have less miles than most modern cars or trucks presently sitting in dealer showrooms. The upcoming Lambrecht auto auction includes nearly 500 classic autos, the vast majority of them Chevrolets, and several dozen examples which have never been titled, still have plastic covers on their seats and, amazingly, still show only single-digit mileage figures on their odometers.”
     

Really?
We Didn’t Already Know This!

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NBC affiliate WBAL in Baltimore has a report that probably confirms what we already knew. “Full moon may disrupt sleep, study says” Study authors found full moon associated with 20-minute reduction of sleep time.


 

Not Feeling The Love In France

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“France formally moves to ban Mercedes vehicles using contested refrigerant “ from autoblog comes this news “That didn't take long. Shortly after a French administrative court gave the French government a ten-day window to reconsider its ban on registrations of Mercedes-Benz A-, B- and CLA-Class cars using the prohibited R134a refrigerant, the government cited an EU directive to formalize banning the sale of the cars.” The Financial Times is reporting this story, though you may have to answer a few questions to read it all. Related Story

Finally, Pic Of The Week: A Portrait in Black And White

On the Warner Brothers Back Lot we find Dooley Wilson and Humphrey Bogart sharing some time together. Los Angeles 1942. From Wikipedia learn more about the film some call the greatest motion picture ever made. Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and based on the unpublished stage play Everybody Comes to Rick's by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison. The film stars Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid; and features Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, and Dooley Wilson. Set during World War II, it focuses on a man torn between, in the words of one character, "love and virtue". He must choose between his love for a woman and helping her Czech Resistance leader husband escape the Vichy-controlled Moroccan city of Casablanca to continue his fight against the Nazis.
See classic posters from Casablanca from around the world below.

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