This Year's Blonde

This Year's Blonde is a 1980 American made-for-television drama film directed by John Erman and starring Constance Forslund as 1950s sex symbol Marilyn Monroe, Lloyd Bridges as Johnny Hyde, and Norman Fell. Based on the Garson Kanin novel Moviola[1] about Monroe, the film was presented as part of a 3-night TV special event on NBC called Moviola: A Hollywood Saga.[1]

This Year's Blonde
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Directed byJohn Erman
Written byGarson Kanin (novel)
James Lee (teleplay)
StarringConstance Forslund
Lloyd Bridges
Norman Fell
Distributed byWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Release date
  • May 18, 1980 (1980-05-18)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States

This Year's Blonde was the first of two TV movies about Monroe in 1980, the second being Marilyn: The Untold Story, starring Catherine Hicks.


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  1. ^ a b Jeanette M. Berard; Klaudia Englund (2009). Television Series and Specials Scripts, 1946-1992: A Catalog of the American Radio Archives Collection (Thousand Oaks Library). McFarland & Company. p. 390. ISBN 9780786454372. Retrieved December 29, 2011.

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