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    The Prince and the Showgirl (Warner Brothers, 1957). Color Photo Set of 12 (8" X 10").
    Starring Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier (who also directed this comic masterpiece), this is the ultimate "ditzy blonde" role for Monroe. As showgirl Elsie Marina, she finds herself caught up in a political whirlwind, as well as in the arms of Charles, the Prince Regent of Carpathia (Olivier). In spite of the strong performances of the leads, the film was a box office disappointment, and many critics suggested Monroe was "washed up" in films. Little did they know she would make a dramatic "comeback" shortly thereafter in Some Like It Hot. This set of vintage color photos looks great, with only slight surface blemishes, corner bumps, and minor stains in the borders. One photo has a diagonal crease in the upper right corner, two photos have staple holes in the left side of the upper border, and one photo has a shallow nick in the upper border. Very Fine.


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