Goodbye, Norma Jean: Marilyn Monroe statue leaves town next week--and good riddance

May 2, 2012

I pretty much had my say last July when that big Marilyn Monroe Seven Year Itch statue went up outside 401 N. Michigan.

But in the wake of news the monstrosity is being taken down Monday and shipped to, hopefully, some carnival grounds somewhere, I couldn't resist a parting shot of the 25-ft tall work--and its popularity--by presenting the above video clip from the 1975 film Tommy.