Dementia Friendly: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (U)

Friday 16 March


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Dementia Friendly: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (U)

USA/1953/89mins/U Dir: Howard Hawks With: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn

Showgirl Lorelei Lee whose philosophy is "diamonds are a girl's best friend" together with her best human friend Dorothy embarks upon a boat trip to Paris, where she intends to marry millionaire Gus Esmond. En route, the girls are bedevilled by private detective Malone, hired by Esmond's father to make certain that Lorelei isn't just another gold-digger. When Dorothy falls in love with the poverty-stricken Malone, Lorelei decides to find her pal a wealthier potential husband, and gets mixed up with flirtatious diamond merchant Sir Francis Beekman and precocious youngster Henry Spofford III.

Dementia Friendly Screenings

A great opportunity for people living with dementia to enjoy a film in a relaxed friendly environment, following the film there is a chance to socialise with complimentary tea and coffee. We also welcome charity workers, medical professionals, care home staff, social workers and support staff.

£4.50 including a cup of tea or coffee


"Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell make a fantastic double act in Howard Hawks's sparkling 1953 comedy...a joy"
The Guardian

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