Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962’Something’s Got to Give’ Original Contact Sheet

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Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet

Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet
Lawrence Schiller’s archive of Marilyn Monroe photographs is amongst the most important social documents pertaining to the life of the global sex icon. Part of the allure is the technical mastery of the shots themselves. Another aspect that collectors are drawn to is the way the movie star transformed in front of Schiller’s lens, as evidenced by this shot of Marilyn frolicking in the swimming pool on the set of her 30th and final film, Something’s Got to Give. This incredibly rare one of a kind behind the scenes contact sheet shows Marilyn Monroe & Dean Martin in a very personal way. Something’s Got to Give is an unfinished American feature film shot in 1962, directed by George Cukor for 20th Century Fox and starring Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin and Cyd Charisse. A remake of My Favorite Wife (1940), a screwball comedy starring Irene Dunne and Cary Grant, it was Monroe’s last work, but from the beginning its production was disrupted by her personal troubles, and after her death on August 4, 1962, the film was abandoned. Most of its completed footage remained unseen for many years. Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962) was an American actress. Famous for playing comedic “blonde bombshell” characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s, as well as an emblem of the era’s sexual revolution. Long after her death, Monroe remains a major icon of pop culture. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked her sixth on their list of the greatest female screen legends from the Golden Age of Hollywood. In 2009, The Guardian named her one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination. Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti; June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, actor and comedian of Italian descent. One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century, Martin was nicknamed “The King of Cool”. Martin gained his career breakthrough together with comedian Jerry Lewis, billed as Martin and Lewis, in 1946. They performed in nightclubs and later had numerous appearances on radio, television and in films. He became one of the most popular acts in Las Vegas and was known for his friendship with fellow artists Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. Who together with several others formed the Rat Pack. Starting in 1965, Martin was the host of the television variety program The Dean Martin Show, which centered on Martin’s singing and comedic talents and was characterized by his relaxed, easy-going demeanor. From 1974 to 1984, he was roastmaster on the popular Dean Martin Celebrity Roast, which drew celebrities, comedians and politicians. Throughout his career, Martin performed in concert stages, nightclubs, audio recordings and appeared in 85 film and television productions. His best known songs include Ain’t That a Kick in the Head? “, “Memories Are Made of This”, “That’s Amore”, “Everybody Loves Somebody”, “You’re Nobody till Somebody Loves You”, “Sway”, and “Volare. Lawrence Schiller was born in 1936 in Brooklyn to Jewish parents and grew up outside of San Diego, California. After attending Pepperdine College in Los Angeles, he worked for Life magazine, Paris Match, The Sunday Times, Time, Newsweek, Stern, and The Saturday Evening Post as a freelance photojournalist. Schiller has published 17 books, including W. Eugene Smith’s book Minamata and Norman Mailer’s Marilyn. Having produced and directed the 1967 Capitol Records audio documentary album Why Did Lenny Bruce Die? He collaborated with Albert Goldman on the bestseller in 1974 Ladies and Gentleman–Lenny Bruce! He has directed seven motion pictures and miniseries for television. In 2007, he showed his own photographs for the first time in the US at the exhibition Marilyn Monroe and America in the 1960s. It is for these photographs of Marilyn that Schiller is perhaps best known as a photographer. Schiller first photographed Monroe in May 1960 on the set of Let’s Make Love, and then again in 1962 when he was hired to photograph the star on the set of what would become the last film she would ever work on, the unfinished Something’s Got To Give. Marilyn & Me, Schiller’s 11th book, commemorates his experience photographing the Hollywood legend, complete with 131 color and black-and-white photographs. AGFA: The history of Agfa goes back 150 years to the nineteenth century and is a long and illustrous record of innovation and technological leadership. This Marilyn Monroe & Dean Martin Something’s Got To Give, May 23, 1962 Lawrence Schiller’s. Silver Gelatine-Print Photograph is the exact item you will receive and has been certified Authentic by REM Fine Collectibles.
Marilyn Monroe Dean Martin 1962'Something's Got to Give' Original Contact Sheet

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