Fact: A collection of movie and music memorabilia including Marilyn Monroe's red sequined gown from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes will go on display at Christie's in London. The free exhibition, called Famous and Infamous, will also feature the desert robes of British officer D.E. Lawrence, the inspiration for Lawrence Of Arabia, and a Stetson hat worn by John Wayne.
Fact: Mexican Army infantry costumes from John Wayne's epic movie The Alamo are to be sold at auction in California on 22-23 March (14). All tunics, trousers and caps were worn onscreen in the 1960 drama.
Fact: Movie legend John Wayne's grandson, Brendan, plays a sheriff's deputy in upcoming sci-fi western Cowboys & Aliens.