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    Marilyn Monroe Saturday Evening Post Magazine (Curtis Publishing, 1956). Newstand Poster (28" X 39.75").
    A unique find for Marilyn Monroe collectors, this newsstand poster was displayed to promote the three-part "candid report" on the actress by writer Pete Martin beginning in the May 5, 1956 edition of the Saturday Evening Post. Titled "The New Marilyn Monroe," the piece offered Post readers several examples of what Martin coined as "Monroeisms." Despite her reputation for being a "dumb blonde," Martin contended that many of Marilyn's sayings were actually quite well thought out, amusing and baffling all at once. This poster is in great condition with a virtually flawless interior and touchup to address a small tear in the left side of the upper border and some chips in the upper and lower borders. Very Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2016
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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