CAVEAT: This not a photograph of Marilyn Monroe, though it is often attributed to be of her and to have been photographed by Bert Stern. It is actually actress Sunny Thompson and is the "key art" promotional image for the play "Marilyn: Forever Blonde".
Photographer Lawrence Schiller had the rare experience of getting to know Marilyn Monroe in a way precious few others could claim. In "Marilyn & Me," he remembers both the icon and the real person behind the famous image. Read an excerpt