For the new RT Top Pick! Bye Bye, Baby, author Max Allan Collins (who is known for writng with his wife under her name, Barbara Allan, for their ”Trash ‘n’ Treasures” mystery series) delves deep into the conspiracy theories that surround the death of Marilyn Monroe. Learn how the author re-creates this famous starlet, with his wife's editorial aid,, for a tale that plunges PI Nate Heller into the center of the action when the icon's dead body is discovered.
I have watched with fascination, interest and bemusement over much of my lifetime as that iconic sex symbol Marilyn Monroe just refuses to bid us goodbye. While many similarly iconic actors and actresses have faded into TCM-salute obscurity, Marilyn continues to amuse and titillate, to inspire and sadden. Who might have guessed that superstars like Gary Cooper, Betty Grable, Tyrone Power, and Lana Turner would be left in the dust of time by Norma Jeane Baker?