The documentary on Marilyn Monroe
The documentary about Marilyn Monroe on Netflix showed her death. Conspiracies have always surrounded this topic for a decade. Her death was because of an overdose of barbiturates on the evening of Saturday, August 4, 1962. She is aged 36. However, there have been suspenseful facts around the exact circumstances of where she died. At the time of Monroe’s death, her psychiatrist, Ralph Greenson said that she was dead on her bed. He had to force his way into her bedroom. It had been claimed that her housekeeper, Eunice Murray alerted him to keep a check on her. Eunice was worried about her welfare.
Netflix documentary on Marilyn Monroe reveals stories about her death
Facts about Monroe’s death
But this fact has been falsified by an ambulance company owner Walt Schaefer. According to his claims, Monroe died in the ambulance. As per Walt, one of his drivers, Ken Hunter, came to Marilyn’s house on the night of her death. He said she was in a state of coma, but alive and then rushed her to a Santa Monica hospital. This fact was proved by several people, including journalist John Sherlock. He alleged that Marilyn’s psychiatrist, Ralph said that she was alive and was taken to Saint John’s Health Center. It is believed that during this journey to the hospital, she died. The journalist John said that she died in the ambulance and they came back to her house. He added that Ralph told him that he was in the ambulance at that time.
Death of Hollywood actress still surrounded by stories and suspense
Now, it has been six decades since Monroe’s death but still, conspiracies and suspense gather around her death. There is another story that says she was killed because of her close relationship with President John F Kennedy and his brother, Attorney Robert Kennedy. Many investigations were going on in this case. Anthony Summers, an investigative journalist spent several years in taking interviews with people linked to Monroe. He tried to find clues and put them together to find the mystery.
An insight into Marilyn Monroe’s life
Monroe was an American actress and model. She was popular for a comedy-based blonde bombshell role. She was the most charged actress for a decade. Her films grossed about $200 million by the time of 1962. Even after her death, Monroe remains to be a major icon of pop culture. She got the sixth rank by the American Film Institute on the list of the greatest female screen legends from the Golden Age of Hollywood. She was born and raised in Los Angeles. Most of her childhood passed in foster homes and an orphanage. At the age of sixteen, she was married.
She met a photographer from the First Motion Picture Unit when she was working in a factory during World War 2. Then she began her successful modeling career. This gave her some short-lived film contracts with 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures. After a series of minor film roles, she signed a new contract with Fox in late 1950. In the next years, she became a popular actress with roles in several comedies.
1. What were some of the films where Monroe worked?
These include As Young as You Feel and Monkey Business, and in the dramas Clash by Night and Don’t Bother to Knock.
2. What happened on the night of her death?
Her housekeeper Eunice Murray was staying overnight at the home on the evening of August 4, 1962. Murray awoke at 3:00 a.m. on August 5 and sensed that something was wrong. She saw light from under Monroe’s bedroom door but was unable to get a response and found the door locked. Murray then called Monroe’s psychiatrist, Ralph Greenson, who arrived at the house shortly after and broke into the bedroom through a window to find Monroe dead in her bed.
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