Gentlemen Prefer Blondes


Coral Gables Art Cinema Thu, Jun 1 8:00 PM
Film Info
Release Year:1953
Director:Howard Hawks


Lorelei, a bubbly blonde with a penchant for diamonds, is determined to marry a wealthy man and secure her financial future, while Dorothy is more interested in having a good time and finding love. Along the way, the two women encounter a series of zany characters, including a private detective hired by Lorelei's fiancé's father to spy on her, a wealthy playboy, and a group of Olympic athletes.

As they navigate their way through the romantic entanglements and comedic mishaps, Lorelei and Dorothy sing and dance their way through a number of memorable musical numbers, including the iconic Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend and Two Little Girls from Little Rock.

Monroe's performance as Lorelei Lee catapulted her to stardom, cementing her status as a Hollywood icon. Her rendition ofDiamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend became one of the most iconic musical moments in film history.

The film was a critical and commercial success, receiving praise for its dazzling Technicolor cinematography, catchy musical numbers, and the chemistry between Monroe and Russell. It has since become a beloved classic and a cultural touchstone, inspiring countless homages and parodies over the years.