“I’ve made five transcntinental tours in the past five years, ninety cities. And you know, they still want to know about Marilyn Monroe. It’s like the great American dream blew up in their faces when she died. I only worked with her in The Seven Year Itch, but we had lunch together every day. Sometimes she wanted to talk; sometimes she didn’t. I found her delightful. And I remember when we first met she stood up and a book fell on the floor. An Italian- American cookbook. She was still married to Joe DiMaggio. I liked her, because I knew she was trying.
-Tom Ewell