When director Joshua Logan heard that Hollywood’s most notorious blonde would star in Bus Stop, his initial reaction was, "Oh no…Marilyn Monroe can’t pull off Bus Stop. She can’t act!" In a later interview, Logan ate his own words, lamenting, "I could gargle with salt and vinegar even now as I say that, because I found her to be one of the greatest talents of all time."
Photographed by Bob Beerman
"Our emotions play an important part in our lives. We cannot hide from them."
Norma Jeane (Marilyn Monroe), 1947
Somewhere beyond right and wrong, there is a garden.
I will meet you there.
Marilyn Monroe on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
Marilyn Monroe and Amy Greene.
Marilyn Monroe posing with G.I’s in 1951.