In the below 8.5 x 10 inch Color Life Magazine, Marilyn Monroe has Boldly Signed - “Love, Mariln Monroe”- in the lower right corner Across Her Legs. In this particular image, Miss Monroe Poses in the Appropriate Makeup as Marlene Dietrich. Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) – Born in Los Angeles as Norma Jeane Mortenson; Monroe turned her Troubled Childhood into Becoming a World Renowned Star.
A BEAUTIFUL MARILYN MONROE LETS HER HAIR DOWN AND AGREES TO HAVE HER MAKE-UP AND HAIR REARRANGED SO THAT SHE MIGHT POSE AS MARLENE DIETRICH - THIS IMAGE FROM LIFE MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 1958 - THIS IMAGE WAS BOLDLY SIGNED BY HER, "LOVE, MARILYN MONROE"
She Appeared in Many Successful Films: She often Played “Sexy” Dumb Blond Roles in How to Marry a Millionaire and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (both 1953). Marilyn Monroe Showed Incredible Talent in Such Blockbuster Films as The Seven Year Itch (1953) and Some Like it Hot (1959). Other popular Monroe Films Include Bus Stop (1956) and The Misfits (1961). Both The Seven Year Itch and Some Like it Hot are Legendary Films to this very day.
THE TRUTH IS, MARILYN MONROE NEVER LOOKED MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN SHE DOES IN THE SEPIA TONED PHOTO ABOVE
The Troubled Marilyn Monroe was Found Dead on the Morning of August 5, 1962, at her Los Angeles Home with a Vial of Sleeping Pills Beside Her. Marilyn Monroe is Iconic in the minds of mega-millions to this day. And she is generally regarded as an highly underrated actress during her day. Today most certainly regard Miss Monroe as one of the most skilled comedic actresses of all time.
ANOTHER CANDID SHOT OF THE ICONIC MARILYN MONROE
For over nearly 25 years, the above framed image from Life Magazine, featuring the bold Closing, "Love, Marilyn Monroe", has been in The Collection of Raleigh DeGeeer Amyx (a.k.a.) The American Heritage Collection. One day - in the near future this Sunning piece will be shared with another Noted Collector. Those interested should merely contact Mr. Amyx.
HISTORIAN & COLLECTOR - RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX - 2010