All Everybody Sees Is Marilyn Monroe

"Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered" ~ Clara Bow

Marilyn Monroe leaving Lenox Hill Hospital after receiving gynaecological surgery, 1959. 

Marilyn Monroe leaving Lenox Hill Hospital after receiving gynaecological surgery, 1959. 

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Marilyn Monroe photographed by Gene Lester, 1956.

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Gene Lester, 1956.

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While discussing her life with George Barris, Marilyn mentioned that she would have liked to work with the French actor Gerard Philipe. Sadly they did not get the opportunity to do so as he passed away of liver cancer in 1959 at the early age of 36.

Marilyn with Elsa Maxwell, Gérard Philipe, Françoise Arnoul, Jean Marais and Arthur Miller at the ‘April in Paris’ ball at the Waldorf-Astoria on April 11,1957. 

Marilyn Monroe, photographed by Milton Greene 1956.

Marilyn Monroe, photographed by Milton Greene 1956.

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