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Lot # 20: 1950 Marilyn Monroe, "Little Black Dress" Early and Seductive Studio Photo (Pre-Blonde Bombshell)

Category: Entertainment

Starting Bid: $15.00

Bids: 35 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "MEGA Collectors Auction 2019",
which ran from 4/23/2019 12:00 AM to
5/11/2019 8:00 PM



An absolutely breathtaking early 1950 studio photo of young up and coming actress Marilyn Monroe wearing a little black dress and striking a seductive glance at the photographer. Condition and quality are both outstanding and this is one of the best early images of Marilyn we have seen. Most likely taken by photographer S.C. Manatt from MGM, this was used to promote the film "Asphalt Jungle". For the collector who wants the best, this is from before she went to the classic platinum blonde look and images of this vintage are extremely rare! A full sized 8x10 image in great shape with some minor handling wear from age and a crease on the upper left corner.

Size: 8x10
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 9.5/10

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