Ballantine Books presents Marilyn Monroe as The Girl; the candid picture-story of the making of "The Seven Year Itch." Photographs by Sam Shaw. Foreword by George Axelrod.

By: (Shaw, Sam, photographs)

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[quite a decent copy, a bit of edgewear to the covers; the binding is intact and the spine uncreased, although about 7/16" of the spine surface has peeled off at the base and there's a one-inch closed tear along the bottom rear hinge]. Mass Market PB (B&W photographs) A paperback original, and a wonderful photo-essay by Sam Shaw of the production of Billy Wilder's THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH. As the cover promises, there are "over 100 exclusive photographs," not scene stills but off-camera and candid shots, the great majority of which feature MM herself -- including, of course, one of the most iconic shots in the history of cinema, Marilyn standing above the NYC subway grate. (The shooting of that sequence -- said to have been suggested for the film by Shaw himself -- is documented here in a series of thirteen shots.) Shaw was unquestionably one of the most talented of the many photographers who trained a lens on Marilyn during her meteoric career as the world's #1 sex symbol.

Title: Ballantine Books presents Marilyn Monroe as The Girl; the candid picture-story of the making of "The Seven Year Itch." Photographs by Sam Shaw. Foreword by George Axelrod.

Author: (Shaw, Sam, photographs)

Categories: Cinema: History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: (c.1955)

ISBN Number: NO

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 18022

Keywords: Marilyn Monroe Sex Symbols Movie Stars Billy Wilder