Marilyn Monroe’s 87th Birthday

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June 1, 2013, was the anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s birthday. She would have been 87. She led a short but intense life.  Did you know she was only 36 when she died?  I remember the first time I realized that fact.   I had already passed that number in my own life and paused to think how much she missed dieing so young.  She was just a baby in the scheme of things.

It seemed fitting that Tonner Doll would introduce a special Marilyn in the collection at this time.  Tropical is the newest doll in the Marilyn Monroe line.  She is quite special.  She has a specially printed fabric to match the outfit she wore in the movie “There’s No Business Like Show Business” dancing to the song “Heat Wave”  Here’s a clip i found of her with the outfit on you tube.  The film is grainy but you can see her outfit.

The doll has the great Marilyn sculpt- rooted blonde hair under that great straw hat, and of course the bright pink sequin ruffled underskirt.

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Here is the web link to see more details about the doll  Marilyn Tropical

If you haven’t already done so, or even if you have, watch the movie.   I just know you’ll enjoy it!

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Executive Assistant at the Tonner Doll Company. Personal assistant to Robert Tonner for the last 16 years. Company Event Planner/Coordinator and Archivist.

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Written by Nancy. Posted in 16" dolls, Doll Collecting, Dollaholic, Marilyn Monroe, Miss Nancy, Tonner, Tonner Doll, Tonner Doll Company, Uncategorized

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