S: Marilyn Monroe
FC: Marilyn Monroe
1: By: Elizabeth Hudson
3: In 1926 a girl was born in the charity ward at the Los Angeles County Hospital who would become one of the most celebrated and enduring icons of all time – Marilyn Monroe.
4: Norma Jeane Mortenson’s childhood was volatile as she was passed from family members to family friends and frequently stayed in orphanages as a result of her mothers mental health.
7: Marilyn Monroe became an actress, model and Pin up girl (Left.)
8: In 1945 a photographer took a snapshot of the stunning brunette while at the factory and within months she became a successful model securing dozens of magazine covers and a screen test with 20th Century Fox.
13: Marilyn Monroe took snap shots in all different places, towns, cities, even states! She also shot in a couple of films in her day too.
14: Over a little more than a decade Monroe captivated audiences through a multitude of comedic and dramatic roles. Audiences loved her breathy, blond bombshell appeal combined with her light comedic approach in How To Marry A Millionaire, Gentlemen Prefer Blonde's, The Seven-Year Itch and Some Like It Hot.
16: Because of her movie career, she felt like she could put some other stuff in there too, She dies her hair a platinum blond, from her regular brunette, it was a HUGE change from her usual.
19: Of course she was a big star by then, her sassy, but elegant appearance gave her a kind of warm and subtlety to her look. When she was taking pictures, when she messed up, it always looked perfect.
20: Fifty years have passed since she died, but there is still a shroud of mystery surrounding the legendary Ms. Marilyn Monroe. While she might still be one of Hollywood's most recognizable icons, Monroe remains an elusive figure, having been found dead in her Los Angeles home in 1962 at the young age of 36.
23: In the end, Monroe is one of the most complex female public figures in American history, and that real complexity plays a role in her continuing ability to fascinate us. | Always with us......