Marilyn Monroe: The Personal Archives
60 years after her early death, Marilyn Monroe continue to be attract attention as a continuing focus of interest and controversy. In this brand-new book, film historian Cindy De La Hoz offers Marilyn's many fans a dramatic biography, and supplements it with 20 exceptional and removable facsimile documents that mark important incidents in the actress's life. The biography commences with the birthday of Direttiva Jeane Mortensen in 1926, then describes her shaky family background, her the child years spent in an orphanage and foster homes, her early career as a photographer's model, her 1946 contract with Twentieth Century-Fox, her rise to movie stardom, and her important films, including Some Love it Hot and The Lazy people. Also described are Marilyn's several marriages, her mental troubles, and her immediate, mysterious death on July 5, 1962. Among the facsimile documents included with the book are--
Marilyn Monroe's personal script for her film, Niagara Aircarrier tickets for Aug. twenty seven, 1950, the day Marilyn and a companion moved a to a clinic where she checked in for treatment, following a nervous breakdown The contact sheet for Marilyn's previous modeling shoot
A handwritten note written by Marilyn to Paul DiMaggio The divorce record between Joe DiMaggio and Norma Jeane... and more
Marilyn Monroe: The Personal Archives uncovers the private life and lays bare the conflicting dreams and thoughts of one of the twentieth century's most memorable film stars. Marilyn Monroe's legendary true account is supplemented with about 170 stunning photographs in color and black and white.