#FineArtFriday – Marlon Brando & Marilyn Monroe, by Milton Greene

Marilyn Monroe & Marlon Brando

November 1955 – In order to raise money for the Actors Studio, a performance of The Rose Tattoo was planned as a benefit gala. Amy was tasked with promoting and selling tickets, which up to that point had been slow going. To help spur sales, Milton called Jay Kanter, Marlon Brando’s closest friend and agent, telling him to bring Marilyn and Marlon to the studio for some publicity images to promote the gala. The two were having an affair at the time, which is obvious in the photos by how exuberant Marlon was, which was out of character for the intense and serious method actor.

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