Marilyn Monroe & Betty Grable. Original Vintage First Generation Photo, 1953.
This is a first generation photo taken in 1953 in London while Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable were promoting their 1953 hit film "How to Marry a Millionaire". Apparently , taken as they were both walking out their hotel room or maybe dressing rooms. A terrific candid photo that captures a special unstaged image of the two superstar beauties!
Although as this photo proves it is hard for even a beauty like Betty Grable to compete with Marilyn's stunning presence.. Also, has the original news stamp on back from London's "Planet News" See enlargeable images above and below. How to Marry a Millionaire, the 1953 Jean Negulesco romantic comedy The Most Glamorous Entertainment Of Your Lifetime in CinemaScope, You See it Without Glasses! "; "Based on plays by Zoe Akins and Dale Eunson and Katherine Albert; filmed in CinemaScope starring Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall, David Wayne, Rory Calhoun, Cameron Mitchell, Alex D'Arcy, Fred Clark, and William Powell.PROVENANCE: Note that this English news photo measures 8 1/4" x 10". Also, note that this still of Betty Grable has a wonderful provenance! It was acquired from the granddaughter of the lady who ran the Betty Grable fan club in the 1950s, and she developed a close friendship with Ms. Grable, and she was given a large number of first release stills.
The item "MARILYN MONROE & BETTY GRABLE ORIGINAL FIRST GENERATION PHOTO" is in sale since Monday, June 26, 2017. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Photographs\1950-59\Black & White". The seller is "cvtreasures1" and is located in Saint Augustine, Florida.
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