Egypt Bans All of Marilyn Monroe’s Films After She Converts to Judaism

Monroe and playwright, Arthur Miller were married at the Westchester County Court in White Plains, New York on June 29, and two days later had a Jewish ceremony where Monroe converted to Judaism with the marriage. This led Egypt to ban all of her films. The media saw the union as mismatched given her star image as a sex symbol and his position as an intellectual, as demonstrated by Variety’s headline “Egghead Weds Hourglass”.

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