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Marilyn Monroe - Additional Footage

Feature Essay Career Timeline Additional Footage Filmmaker Interview

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Learn more about the photographers in Marilyn's life in our special feature:
The Photographers of Marilyn Monroe: Still Life
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NAME15 Norman Mailer
"A Species of Obsession" (1:29)
Norman Mailer describes his obsession with Monroe.
Norman Mailer
"Emblematic of America" (:31)
Mailer examines Monroe as an emblem of the country at large.
Norman Mailer
"Dared to be extraordinary..." (1:35)
Mailer on Monroe: "There was never anyone remotely like her."
Gloria Steinem
"On Female Impersonating" (1:18)
Gloria Steinem on the artificial persona that Monroe created.
Photographer Douglas Kirkland
"Talking with Marilyn" (1:00)
Photographer Douglas Kirkland describes an intimate conversation with Monroe during a shoot.
Photographer Douglas Kirkland
"Marilyn Reviewing The Pictures" (2:48)
Douglas Kirkland recounts showing his photos to Marilyn, and the changes in her moods.
Photographer Bob Henriques
"When you focus in on a story..." (1:09)
Photographer Bob Henriques on the artistic process.
Photographer Phil Stern
"Marilyn and JFK" (2:03)
Photographer Phil Stern on rumored photos of Monroe with John F. Kennedy.
Photographer Robert Stein
"She's a worker..." (:59)
George Zimbel admires Monroe's work ethic as a model.
Photographer George Zimbel
"The History of Photography" (1:31)
Photographer George Zimbel discusses the technical aspects of the SEVEN YEAR ITCH shoot.
Photographer Robert Stein
"On Her Vulnerability" (:52)
Robert Stein: "If you said something to her that was either aggressive or hurtful, I was sure she would not turn on that movie star defense, but she would actually be hurt."
Photographer George Zimbel
"Growing up with Marilyn" (1:33)
Sam Shaw's family on the Monroe that they knew as children.
Suzanne Lloyd
"On Harold Lloyd and Marilyn" (2:28)
Suzanne Lloyd discuses her grandfather's relationship with Marilyn.

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