This is a RARE original 8 x 10 inch candid portrait of blonde bombshell, MARILYN MONROE at her absolute zenith, filming on-location for what is perhaps the most famous scene in movie history. This iconic image titled, "flying skirt" was taken by photographer, SAM SHAW. Publicity for the 20th Century Fox film, "THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH". Still Number 4169-5 the correct still number.For this series of publicity shots. There were 200 photographers and a huge crowd of fans present to witness the famous film shoot.
Some of the most iconic photographs were taken during that night of filming which resulted in a huge media campaign to publicize the film. Ironically, Monroe's presence caused confusion and ciaos during filming which resulted in most of the footage shot that night could not be used, so Director Billy Wilder and Company had to re-shoot the moment on a set at 20th Century Fox Studio's. The photo is VERY GOOD condition with surface, border and corner wear.
The item "Orig 1955 MARILYN MONROE Iconic Image. THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH Portrait" is in sale since Sunday, August 20, 2017. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Photographs\1950-59\Black & White". The seller is "silverpinups" and is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This item can be shipped worldwide.