Movies are fantasies, and some of the women in movies are fantasy gals with their sultry looks, their seductive character portrayals and their amazing on-screen performances that drive men (and women) wild.
This week, MovieZoot.com pays homage to six of these beautiful ladies with four all-time classic blockbuster films including 1953’s How to Marry a Millionaire with Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall; 1936’s My Man Godfrey with Carole Lombard; 1956’s And God Created Woman with Brigitte Bardot; and 1963’s Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow starring Sophia Loren.
Beware, these ladies will steal your heart as well as your attention!
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The movie that is every man’s nightmare, How To Marry a Millionaire
is a 1953 Jean Negulsesco Romance Comedy staring Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall as three women on a mission: They all want to marry a millionaire. So they move into a elegant New York City apartment and begin dating the city’s elite gentlemen. They have no problem meeting rich men, but unfortunately most of them turn out to be creeps or cons. Eventually they must decide: Is a life of luxury more important to them than finding true love? States one of the ambitious girls, “I want to marry Rockefeller!”’ to which another asks, “Which one?” And the response from the first is, “I don’t care.”
My Man Godfrey
is the 1936 black & white Gregory La Cava romance comedy starring William Powell and Carole Lombard telling the story of sibling rivalry, interclass struggles and the power of love staged during the great depression – this is a rags to riches story in more ways than one!
And God Created Woman
is the 1956 break-out Roger Vadim drama romance starring Brigitte Bardot, Curd Jurgens, Jean-Louis Trintignant and Jan Marken telling the story of an 18 year-old orphan with a high level of unrestrained sexual energy, discovering her power over men and using that power to get what she truly wants. Vadim discovered and later wed Bardot.
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
is a 1963 comedy anthology film by Italian director Vittorio de Sica, starring Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni and consists of three hilarious short stories about couples in different parts of Italy. This film won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 1964 Academy Awards.