In bed with Marilyn Monroe

This week’s Private Screening takes a look at Christies’ short film featuring the iconic, between-the-sheets photoshoot with Marilyn Monroe by Douglas Kirkland on a dark November evening in 1961.

The upcoming Christies’ Exceptional Sale on 29 October in New York will be auctioning the Hasselblad camera used by famed Canadian-born Hollywood photojournalist, Douglas Kirkland to shoot these classic photos of the blonde bombshell during the peak of her stardom. It was the shoot that launched his career!

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