Marilyn: In the Flash

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$20.83
UPC:
9780062389701
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
ASIN:
006238970X
Shipping Weight:
3.9 pounds
Language:
English
Publisher:
Dey Street Books (October 27, 2015)
Product Dimensions:
9 x 1 x 11.5 inches
Binding:
Hardcover
Pages:
256
ISBN-10:
9780062389701
ISBN-13:
978-0062389701
Author:
David Wills

Product Overview

A stunning collection of hundreds of rare and unseen photographs, behind-the-scenes notes, and interviews chronicling the medias lifelong love affair with Marilyn, created by the acclaimed curator and author ofMarilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis.Though Hollywood goddess Marilyn Monroe was married three times, her longest lasting relationship was with the pressthe photographers, reporters, and press agents who followed her every move for nearly two decades, and made her into the greatest icon in Hollywood history. One of the most publicized actresses of her time, Marilyn actively sought out the press, carefully crafting her public image and using events from her private life to further her career. Her romances with baseball legend Joe DiMaggio, playwright Arthur Miller, and others made her a daily feature for newspapers, magazines, and wire services; new images of the star were guaranteed to boost sales.Drawing on unseen troves from dozens of photographers, archives, and collectors, acclaimed photography expert David Wills brings together an unprecedented array of press photos from throughout Marilyns careerincluding hundreds of unpublished and rare photographs that have been beautifully restored; uncropped and unretouched outtakes; handwritten notations; period captions; clippings; and more. With a foreword by Robert J. Wagner and interviews from key press agents and others, this portfolio of images offers a fresh, indelible portrait of one of the most enduring icons in history and illuminates the special alliance she shared with the press as never before.

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