Last Updated on 6/25/2008 by bidz

Marilyn Monroe’s candid film footage sold

The Associated Press
Jun. 25, 2008

“LAS VEGAS — Candid footage of Marilyn Monroe on the set of her last completed film brought in $60,000 at an auction of movie memorabilia Saturday.

The two reels of silent, 8-millimeter color film shot on the set of “The Misfits” had been expected to draw starting bids of between $10,000 and $20,000.”

Also sold at the same auction earlier:

“Items sold early Saturday included a suit worn by Elvis Presley in the film “Viva Las Vegas,” which drew a bid of $36,325. Alfred Hitchcock’s driver’s license sold for $8,000, and an original “King Kong” French film poster sold for $40,625, according to the auction officials.”

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