Previously unpublished photo shows Monroe on the cusp of stardom

January 3rd, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Jan 3 (ANI): A previously unpublished picture that shows Marilyn Monroe on the cusp of stardom has emerged.

The image was taken from a Valentine’s Day promotion in the 1940s, reports the Telegraph.

Then known by her real name of Norma Jeane, she started out as a model after a photographer spotted her working in a Second World War munitions factory.

Later, she changed her name to Marilyn Monroe and went on to become a famous Hollywood actress.

The picture is featured in a new biography, ‘Marilyn Monroe: The Personal Archives’ by Cindy De La Hoz. (ANI)

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