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Video – Candle in the Wind

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Candle in The Wind
1973 – Marilyn Monroe version



Note: This video presents a collage of Marilyn Monroe photographs,
and film clips spanning her lifetime and film career.  It is set to a concert
version of Elton John’s 1973 tribute song to her, “Candle in The Wind.” 
Some regard John’s studio version of this song as the original and better
version of the Marilyn Monroe tribute.  

Among some of the films Monroe did during her career were: All About
(1950), The Asphalt Jungle (1950), Don’t Bother To Knock (1952),
Monkey Business (1952), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), How to
Marry a Millionaire
(1953), Niagara (1953), There’s No Business Like
Show Business
(1954), River of No Return (1954), The Seven Year
(1955), Bus Stop (1956), Some Like It Hot (1959), Let’s Make Love
(1960), The Misfits (1961), and Something’s Gotta Give (1962).


Short Story
See related story at this website on the history of Elton John’s “Candle
in the Wind” song, its subsequent use to honor Princess Diana, and its
phenomenal rise on the global music charts, at: “Candle in The Wind,


Video Source
The original source for this video is found at You Tube.

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Date Posted:  2 August 2008
Last Update:  11 February 2009
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