We also share information about your use of our site with our advertising and analytic partners for marketing purposes. Each of her photos captured her true essence; a natural coquettish sexuality and vulnerability. Or that she wrote her own poetry? Monroe was relatively underpaid compared to her colleagues, for instance Jane Russell was paid around 10 times as much as Marilyn when they co-starred in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Those were different times and the repercussions for appearing nude could've been massive. Login using registered account Remember me on this computer Forgot Password.
Either way, every talk of her photos stirs up controversy and much attention to this day, proving that some stars shine bright even long after they are gone.
Never-Before-Seen Photos of Sweetheart of the Month Marilyn Monroe
According to a High Snobiety interview with Pierre Vudrag, owner of vintage poster and art retailer Limited Runsthe photos were taken by photographer Tom Kelley infour years before the photos were actually used in Playboy. Furthermore, Monroe was taking literature and history night classes at UCLA in between her shootings. As difficult as it may seem to fathom, regarding the modern trends, sex used to be considered quite a taboo subject in Los Angeles. Check your inbox or spam folder to confirm your subscription. The stellar career of the beautiful actress was born, and the rest is history. Are you a business user?