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The Girl With the Golden Gams: 1955

The Girl With the Golden Gams: 1955

October 1955. "Actors Marilyn Monroe and Maurice Chevalier posed on top of an upright piano." Color transparency from photos by Milton Greene and Arthur Rothstein for the Look magazine assignment "Scene Stealers: Theatrical Clothes in Everyday Fashion." View full size.

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Marilyn sees the stars, Maurice sees Marilyn, and the piano player isn't talking.

She made a lasting impression on Chevalier

Two years after this, Chevalier was interviewed in Paris and, asked which Hollywood star he would most like to date, he said 'Marilyn Monroe'. (He was 38 years her senior, and she was recently married to Arthur Miller.)

The next year, he visited her on the set of 'Some Like It Hot'. She was wearing the amazing sort-of-see-through dress from the film.

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