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Marilyn and Elvis: Dead Labor in the Age of Streaming

When Marilyn Monroe was cast as a spunky cannery worker in Clash by Night (1952), she took “an all-night bus to Monterey to observe cannery workers and to practice being working class.” As biographer Lois Banner noted, she was even … Continue reading

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