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2011-01-13 07:00:00

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Authentic Brands Group LLC (ABG), a leading intellectual property corporation, in conjunction with NECA, a global media and entertainment company, today announced the acquisition of the intellectual property of Marilyn Monroe LLC. Ms. Anna Strasberg, wife of the late Lee Strasberg, will continue her involvement as a minority partner in this joint venture. Marilyn Monroe's legacy will not only live, but it will be greatly enhanced by...

2010-12-28 08:43:00

ORANGE, Calif., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A tuxedo shirt tailor-made for Frank Sinatra and purchased for $5 at a Newport Beach yard sale last year will sell to the highest bidder at a California auction on Jan. 1. It is unclear how the shirt, created by Beverly Hills men's clothier Nat Wise, came into the possession of the person conducting the yard sale, but what is indisputable is that the garment is authentic. "The shirt was purchased at the yard sale by a gentleman named Rick...

2010-12-10 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11: JOE DIMAGGIO RETIRES FROM BASEBALL Profile America -- Saturday, December 11th. One of baseball's greatest players -- Joe DiMaggio -- announced his retirement from the game on this day in 1951. He was the middle of three brothers who each became major league center fielders,...

2010-10-29 12:03:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Turner Classic Movies (TCM) poll gauges how modern movies, stars and filmmakers stack up against Hollywood icons. The sometimes surprising results show that Johnny Depp fills Errol Flynn's shoes, and Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt capture some of the glamour of power couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. But, when it comes to sex symbols, no one is quite like Marilyn Monroe. TCM's survey - conducted during the week of Oct. 18 - is part of the...

2010-03-03 06:40:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In his thrilling new, tell-all biography, Jeanne Carmen: MY WILD, WILD LIFE as a New York Pin Up Queen, Trick Shot Golfer & Hollywood Actress (published by iUniverse), debut author Brandon James chronicles the amazing life and wild times of Pin Up Icon Jeanne Carmen, a true American Icon who escaped poverty and eventually rose to fame and fortune. The biography follows the legendary Carmen as she traveled the long, winding and sometimes...

2010-02-05 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than 45 years in a personal archive, a limited-edition photography series, "Marilyn Monroe: The Visit," has been released by famed photographer Len Steckler and Eagle National Mint, offering Monroe fans a unique opportunity to embrace one of America's most legendary icons. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100205/LA50343) Shot in December 1961, Steckler's intimate, unique photographs depict a natural, relaxed Monroe during her...

2009-11-18 07:05:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Dean Martin, the iconic singer who defined cool, smooth, and suave expands into the collectible and digital universes with new partnerships announced today on the heels of a fresh just-in-time-for-the-holidays collection of 14 Dino Christmas classics, My Kind Of Christmas (Polydor/UMe), featuring a specially commissioned remix, "Winter Wonderland - The Swingin' Yuletide Mix." Elevating the legendary singer (and 2009 Lifetime Achievement...

2009-11-10 10:02:00

NEW YORK and BERLIN, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- From November 10-19 artnet Auctions is featuring Faces & Figures, a special sale of 375 photographs by 185 renowned modern & contemporary artists. The works offered in the sale celebrate the human form as seen through the lens of some of the greatest photographers of our time. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/artnet/40979/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091110/NY06349 )...

2009-09-24 16:21:38

A dozen multimillion-dollar bids for a Los Angeles crypt directly above that of Marilyn Monroe have all fallen through, the seller says. They were all phony-balonies, said Elsie Poncher, who put the crypt that holds the remains of her husband, Richard, up for auction on eBay. The winning bid from Japan was $4.6 million and there were 11 other bids of at least $4.5 million. All of them backed out, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. No one even offered to pay the $500,000 minimum, the...

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2009-08-25 13:59:28

An eBay bidder from Japan who agreed to pay $4.6 million for the mausoleum crypt above Hollywood sex symbol Marilyn Monroe has backed out of the deal. The Los Angeles Times reported the winning bidder e-mailed seller Elsie Poncher Monday, shortly after receiving an invoice, and called off the sale. I am awfully sorry, but I need to cancel this because of the paying problem, the message said. The 11 other bidders who offered to pay at least $4.5 million for the tomb at California's Pierce...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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