Most People Don’t Know About Marilyn Monroe’s Stint As Miss Mississippi
Mississippi is no stranger to the big screen. Over the years, several movies, including The Client, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, and The Help, have been shot in the Magnolia State. The state’s Hollywood ties don’t end there, though. There are several movies that may not have been filmed in Mississippi, but are set in the state – and that’s exactly the case with We’re Not Married. The romantic comedy from decades ago stars Marilyn Monroe, whose character is crowned Miss Mississippi in the film. Take a look:
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Watch as Marilyn Monroe is crowned Miss Mississippi in the video below.
So, did you know about Marilyn Monroe playing Miss Mississippi on the big screen? Ever watched this classic movie? Know of another obscure historic fact about the Magnolia State? Tell us in the comments section.
This isn’t the only interesting historical tidbit about Mississippi. Read about another here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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