The Birth of Marilyn: The Lost Photos of Norma Jean

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Marilyn Monroe was born in 1946 at the age of 19. As Norma Jean Dougherty, she had come to Hollywood dreaming of being a movie star, ready to leave her name and husband behind her. Her modelling agency asked a successful young photographer, Joseph Jasgur, to take some photographs that would impress the big casting director. The assignment worked; by autumn she had a film contract in her pocket and a new name - Marilyn Monroe. For more than 40 years these photographs were locked away and remained, with rare exceptions, ...

The Birth of Marilyn: The Lost Photos of Norma Jean 1991, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780283998522

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