MARILYN MONROE Costume test for unfinished Something's Gotta Give 1962. Costume by JEAN LOUIS. Marilyn was looking her very best here, slim, refreshed & stunning.The studio tried to pretend the opposite. From CREATING THE ILLUSION by Jay Jorgensen & Donald L Snoggins 2015. A fabulous book. JEAN LOUIS is FINALLY GIVEN HIS DUE HERE! He created Marlene Dietrich's iconic Las Vegas gowns, Marilyn's 'Happy Birthday' gown. And BOB MACKIE was HIS UNDERSTUDY (Minkshmink)
Marilyn Monroe On Santa Monica Beach 1962 Marilyn Monroe photographed by George Barris "I could see a sadness in her eyes; she had learned to smile, laugh and clown, even though her heart was breaking" ~ George Barris, on their photos at the beach.
Everyone has seen this iconic photograph of Marilyn Monroe below. The photograph from the movie The Seven Year Itch is probably the most recognized among thousands taken of the famous actress. I recently ran across an old 1901 film made by Thomas Edison’s ... Read More
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Marilyn Monroe's 'Mr. President' dress - 1962. It's best known for giving the impression of nudity, and for being so form-fitting MM had to be sewn into it. How can a museum exhibit like this evoke such a famous body?