MARILYN'S MAN マリリン・モンローの真実 (2004) 1:30:10
This feature documentary debunks the myths about Marilyn Monroe and her legacy. Through the eyes of her first husband, Jim Dougherty, the truth about Marilyn Monroe and her early life as Norma Jeane Baker is revealed in captivating interviews with this Renaissance man. Clearly, without Jim Dougherty, Marilyn Monroe would never have morphed into the iconic Hollywood superstar that she became. Most importantly, Jim was her Svengali, her first lover, and her friend for life. Even though Hollywood seduced Marilyn into the world of bright lights and stardom, she still yearned for Jim, despite the veiled threat of ruining her meteoric career. In effect, the Hollywood moguls threatened her, and beguiled her into leaving Jim for the lure of mega-money and celebrity. But the price was steep, and she was victimized by the nefarious world of Tinsel Town. The film features numerous unseen photos and rare clips of Marilyn Monroe, integrated with mesmerizing interviews with Jim Dougherty as well as other individuals that knew the truth about her legacy.