Marilyn Monroe On Santa Monica Beach 1962 Marilyn Monroe photographed by George Barris "I could see a sadness in her eyes; she had learned to smile, laugh and clown, even though her heart was breaking" ~ George Barris, on their photos at the beach.
In Marilyn Monroe& most memorable Hollywood roles were still a few years ahead of her. LIFE recently shared a set of striking portraits by Alfred Eisenstaedt which show the star before she really made it big.
MARILYN MONROE~Ella Fitzgerald wanted to play at Mocambo, a very popular club in the but they wouldn’t book her because she was black. Marilyn Monroe called the owner & said she would sit at the front table every night Ella sang. And she did.