Photobook – Milton’s Marilyn – By Milton H Greene


Photobook – Milton’s Marilyn – By Milton H Greene

Size: 29.8 x 24.5 cm
Pages: 220
Illustrations: profusely illustrated with both colour & black and white photographs
Published: 2001
Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel, Munich
Stock number: 017858/0123
Price: £25 + P & P
Hardcover. The photographs of Milton H. Greene in colour and black and white with text by James Kotsilibas – Davis. Directed by Joshua Greene. In good condition, with slight scuff mark to base of spine and bottom corner of back.

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This book unveils probably the last and definitely the finest, unpublished piece of the jigsaw making up the now immortal image of Marilyn Monroe with photos taken by famous photographer Milton Greene who was Marilyn’s artistic advisor, agent, and business partner from 1954 to 1957. It was Greene who, by clever manouvering, freed Marilyn from the shackles of her contract with Twentieth Century Fox and together with her founded the independent production company Marilyn Monroe Productions, Inc., which produced the superb Marilyn Monroe films Bus Stop and The Prince and the Showgirl.

The relationship between Marilyn and Milton was always a difficult, but highly fruitful one. It broke down in 1957, when Marilyn’s husband Arthur Miller began to take care of her business affairs. Our book, first published in 1994, offers a rich selection of this photographic treasure. Marilyn Monroe never looked as erotic, as elegant, and as stunningly beautiful as she does in these photographs by Milton Greene.


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