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Marilyn is still fetching

3 years 4 months 6 days ago July 31, 2013 Jul 31, 2013 Wednesday, July 31 2013 July 31, 2013 6:55 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

NEW YORK- Marilyn Monroe is still fetching in pictures and in profit. Tens of thousand of negatives of her and other celebrities taken by Milton Greene sold at auction for almost $2-million. The collection includes 3,700 negatives and slides of Monroe. Profiles in History auction house says the highlights included a collection of color transparencies of Monroe with Sir Lawrence Olivier from the movie "The Prince and the Showgirl", which sold for $42,000. Slides from the movie "Bus Stop" sold for $39,000. The seller is a collector who bought the archive ten years ago but the buyers were not identified. Greene is credited with elevating fashion photography to fine art.

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