Seven Year Itch


Also found in: Idioms.
Medical history An obsolete term for epidemic scabies, which affected Napoleon’s troops during the Russian campaign
Psychology A phrase used by psychologists for restlessness and declining interest men have in a monogamous relationship after seven years with the same partner
Vox populi A 1955 movie with Marilyn Monroe and her iconic billowing skirt pose about the boredom that occurred in a marriage at the seven year mark.
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Cortis and Sonderegger, photographers in Switzerland, present miniature re-creations of 39 iconic photos from the history of photography, such as "View from the Window at Le Gras" (1826), "The First Powered Flight of the Wright Brothers" (1903), "The Last Photo of the Titanic Afloat" (1912), "Attack on Pearl Harbor" (1941), "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima" (1945), Marilyn Monroe's iconic pose from The Seven Year Itch, the Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics, and photos of 9/11 and the 2004 tsunami.
The Monroe statue depicts the actress in an iconic pose from the 1955 film "The Seven Year Itch" and went missing June 16.
STATUE NOT FOUND The statue itself -- showing Monroe in her famous flying skirt pose from "The Seven Year Itch" (1955) -- has not been found.
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It was bought by museum chain Ripley's Believe It Or Not - surpassing the previous most expensive dress sold at auction, also Marilyn Monroe's - a white costume from The Seven Year Itch, which went for $4.6m (PS3.7m) in 2011.
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This theory was called the seven year itch and was popularised by a movie of the same name in which Marilyn Monroe played the role of an actress who wins over the affections of a married man.
The 8.18-meter-tall stainless steel statue based on the famous scene from her movie 'The Seven Year Itch' and the sculpture 'Forever Marilyn', which was called the tallest realistic Monroe statue, has been torn down and left at a dump site, China Daily reported.
The 17-ton stainless steel and aluminum sculpture depicts Monroe in her memorable billowing skirt pose from the 1955 movie, ''The Seven Year Itch.''
The townhouse at 164 East 61st Street, where Marilyn Monroe filmed "The Seven Year Itch" in 1955, got a full-floor gut renovation to create a three-bed, four-bed and two two-bed loft-style apartments.