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Source for this image: Marilyn Monroe and the Camera
Photographer: Frank Rizzo for Paris Match, Spring 1962
Another picture by Frank Rizzo
So do we really need one more tribute to Marilyn? Of
course we do!
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What's new on these pages
Last updated: 6/2/2002
- Fox Home Entertainment has
just released five more of Marilyn's movies on DVD and VHS. They
are available separately or as a set, Marilyn Monroe, The
Diamond Collection Volume II.
- The May/June 2002 issue of Photo Techniques
has an illustrated article, Marilyn Monroe: Bringing Faded
Transparencies Back to Life. This article by Bob Pace details
the process he followed to restore a faded color transparency of an
outtake from Marilyn's 1949 nude calendar session.
- The May/June 2002 issue of American Photo has a four
page illustrated feature about Douglas Kirkland's 1961
photo session with Marilyn.
- The April 2002 issue of Photo
District News features an article profiling Joshua Greene
and his efforts to digitally restore his father's photographs. The
article, Some Like It Retouched, includes a color image of
Marilyn, before and after restoration. Don't miss the full size
version of the image on page 61.
- New book, February 2002: Marilyn
Memorabilia : Putting a Price on the Priceless Performer by
Prince and the Showgirl was released on
DVD on January 8, 2002. (See my 2001 archive
page for links to other recent MM on DVD releases.)
Heat: The Sizzling Screen Career of Marilyn Monroe is a new
book by Richard Buskin. Amply and lushly illustrated, it covers
Marilyn's screen, television, and radio career.
- Schirmer/Mosel Verlag
published a new MM photo book in Fall 2001: Douglas Kirkland's
Nacht mit Marilyn (A Night with Marilyn).
- Also published Fall 2001: Some Like
It Hot, a large coffee table book devoted to the classic
- Here are some other recently published books that I can highly
- Pacific Licensing is offering authorized limited
editions of published and unpublished pose from Marilyn's nude calendar
session with Tom Kelley.
- Archive: 1997, 1998, 1999,
appearances from 1997-2002
All images on these pages (with the exception of the two below)
scanned by me and edited with Photoshop.
the Month Starting May 1996, a new picture will be featured every
A Model Girl
Before she was Marilyn Monroe, Norma Jeane Dougherty was a popular model.
Marilyn The Movie Star
Milton Greene's Marilyn
See also the Archives of Milton
H. Greene, L.L.C..
Bert Stern: The Last Sitting (Updated 8/7/2000)
formal studio session, end of June 1962. See also Bert Stern's web
Marilyn's birthday Marilyn would have turned
75 on June 1, 2001.
MM in 3D. Silent screen star Harold Lloyd
took these stereo pictures of Marilyn. These are "free view" stereo;
to view, relax your eyes so that the two images merge into one.
Source for these images: Suzanne Lloyd Hayes.
3-D Hollywood. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.
- 3D Marilyn 1 Marilyn in 1952 in the
same white dress as her 4/7/52 LIFE cover.
- 3D Marilyn 2 Marilyn at poolside in
1953 in the swimsuit from How to Marry a Millionaire.
Note: linking pages will be added here as I have
Movie Database entry for Marilyn Monroe
Widescreen Movie Center
Check here to look for scheduled letterbox broadcasts of Marilyn's
Marilyn on the Web
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Get these books from your favorite bookstore, or I can definitely
recommend Amazon Books as an
excellent source for many books about Marilyn.
- The Marilyn Encyclopedia by Adam Victor is a
thorough, accurate, amply illustrated glossy volume that puts
almost any information you could want about Marilyn at your
- Published July 1999: Marilyn Monroe: Cover to Cover
by Clark Kidder. This is an outstanding collectors guide that
features color pictures of hundreds of Marilyn's magazine covers,
along with photographer credits, collector value for each magazine,
and interesting comments by Mr. Kidder. A followup to Kidder's hard
to find Marilyn Monroe UnCovers (Quon Editions, 1994),
this book should become a highlight of any MM fan's collection.
Order from the publisher (1-800-258-0929 Dept. PR99) if you
can't find it at your local bookstore.
- Published Spring 1999: Marilyn: A Life In Pictures
by Diana Karanikas Harvey.
- Published December 1998: a new mini-edition of Milton's
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