Did she or didn’t she? Only two copies of a pornographic short in which Marilyn Monore allegedly appears are known to exist. One of them was sold for $1.2m to a private collector in 2001. The other will be the highlight of the first Buenos Aires Film Collecting Fair on August 6th and 7th, when it’s estimated to sell for at least $500,000.
The six minute black and white film was shot between 1946 and 1947, when Marilyn was still a struggling actress known as Norma Jean Baker. While the identity of the performer in the short remains disputed, the promoter of the Buenos Aires event cited a set of jewelry that the actress wears in the short that is identical to one Monroe wore in other films and photographs during that period.
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