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Marilyn Monroe’s ‘Seven Year Itch’ Dress Sells for $5.6 Million

Fifty-six years later, Marilyn Monroe is still worth a lot of money – $5.6 million, to be exact.

According to CNN, Monroe’s iconic dress from the 1955 Billy Wilder movie ‘The Seven Year Itch’ sold for that amount Saturday night at an auction in Beverly Hills, California.

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Al Pacino Back in the Mob in ‘Gotti: Three Generations’

Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino will return to his on-screen mob roots in the much-talked about 'Gotti: Three Generations,' a biopic about infamous mobster John Gotti.

According to EW.com, Pacino will play Aniello John 'Mr. Neil' Dellacroce, consigliere to Carlo Gambino. He'll join the previously cast John Travolta, Kelly Preston and troublemaker Lindsay Lohan, who have signed on to play John, Victoria and Kim Gotti, respectively.

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Story At The Movies: FAST FIVE

The most popular movie on planet Earth right now stars Vin Diesel and Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson. Somehow I knew Diesel was gonna be huge when I saw him in "Pitch Black" many years ago, and said so publicly. Always be careful what you wish for, kids. It's called "Fast Five" and picks up our street-racing outlaw family

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Story At The Movies: RIO

"Rio!" "Rio by the sea-o!" Yes, were talking the Rio in Brazil, the one that Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers danced through in "Flying Down to Rio" 'way back in the 1930s.

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Elizabeth Taylor: A Legendary Life in Photos

Elizabeth Taylor, who died Wednesday in Los Angeles of congestive heart failure, was one of Hollywood's most famous and popular stars, with roles in such classic movies as 'Giant,' 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' and 'A Place in the Sun.'

Though health problems plagued her entire career, Taylor proved to be one of Hollywood's biggest survival stories, earning two Best Actress Oscars and a slew of other awards and recognition from her peers.

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Elizabeth Taylor: 1932 – 2011

Maggie the Cat has used up her 9th life. Elizabeth Taylor, a movie star back when there really WERE movie stars, has left the theater and her like will not be seen again. Her troubled life is well documented elsewhere, but we "front row kids" of the 50s and 60s knew her only as an incredibly beautiful brunette with violet eyes and a tiny little kittenish voice who underneath the fancy veneer must have been made of pure steel to last in Old Hollywood as she did

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See How a Foley Artist Creates Movie Sound Effects [VIDEO]

When a Hollywood movie is shot, the microphones are only focused on picking up the dialogue. This means most of the background noise is lost, and it is up to an artist called a "Foley artist" to go back and recreate this background noise in post-production.

In this clip, Foley artist Gary Hecker, who got his start working on "The Empire Strikes Back," demonstrates the unexpected techniques a Foley artist will use to make movies sound right.

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