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The Death of Marilyn Monroe

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 03 August 2012

Marilyn Monroe is perhaps Hollywood's most enduring sex symbol and on the 50th anniversary of her death, two of her photographers - Eve Arnold and George Barris - remember the woman, her charm, her insecurity, her films and her affairs.

(Image: Marilyn Monroe on set in the film, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Credit: AP Photo/Courtesy Running Press)

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    Photographing Marilyn

    George Barris snapping Marilyn Monroe at her home in Hollywood. © George Barris - all rights reserved

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