Marilyn Monroe in pictures: Norma Jeane to Hollywood s blonde bombshell

Sex symbol: Ms Monroe
From book-reading Norma Jeane to Hollywood”s blonde bombshell: The metamorphosis of Marilyn Monroe… as you”ve never seen her before

 

 

 

Demure: Ms Monroe tucks into a book entitled How to Develop Your Thinking Ability in a 1951 photo by John Florea

Demure: Ms Monroe tucks into a book entitled How to Develop Your Thinking Ability in a 1951 photo by John Florea

Sex symbol: Ms Monroe

Bright: The movie star

Charismatic: Ms Monroe

Innocent: A 1945 photo by Andre de Dienes, 1945 shows a brunette Norma Jeane Baker before her incredible transformation to Marilyn Monroe

Innocent: A 1945 photo by Andre de Dienes, 1945 shows a brunette Norma Jeane Baker before her incredible transformation to Marilyn Monroe

High society: Marilyn Monroe With Nancy and Ronald Reagan at Charles Coburn

All eyes on her: Ms Monroe poses as the Grand Marshal of the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 2, 1952

All eyes on her: Ms Monroe poses as the Grand Marshal of the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 2, 1952

Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis, by David Wills

Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis, by David Wills