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Marilyn Monroe Personal Phonebook

Lot #117

Marilyn Monroe Personal Phonebook

An "Addresses/Telephones" blue hardcover book lettered in gold on cover (circa 1958-1961) containing hundreds of Marilyn's personal friends and contacts in handwritten notation in the hand of assistant and private secretary May Reis in pencil and ink throughout book. Present are the names and contact information of those close to her and in her personal and professional life which include The Actors Studio, Richard Avedon, Elizabeth Arden, Saul Bellow, George Cukor, Bob Fosse, Rod Serling, William Inge, Fox Studios, Samuel Goldwyn, Hedda Hopper, Erno Laszlo, Bernice Miracle, Inez Melson, Norman and Hedda Rosten, John Steinbeck, Ed Sullivan, Paula Strasberg, Frank Sinatra, Norma Shearer, Billy Wilder, Shelly Winters and many others. The book also contains handwritten social security numbers for Marilyn, Arthur Miller and Ms. Reis. Other personal information can be seen on the inside front and outside cover. May Reis's distinctive signature can be seen on the inside front cover.

PROVENANCE:
From the estate of May Reis, Marilyn's assistant and private secretary from 1958 to 1961.

5 ½ X 8 inches.

Est. $6,000-8,000

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